Monthly Archives: October 2014

Colorado Restricted License Program for Non-LPRs Faces Early Hiccups

Poor planning has hurt the roll out of Colorado’s new immigrant driver’s license program—known as the Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (CRSA)—which allows undocumented persons residing in Colorado to obtain “restricted” state identification documents. It also subjects non-legal permanent residents to the same type of restricted license. In addition, discrepancies in past ID document… Read more »

SCOTUS to Decide Whether Dept of State Doctrine of Non-Reviewability Applies to Spouses of US citizens

The Supreme Court of the United States will hear arguments in October in the case of Kerry v. Din, which pits the Department of State and its ability to unilaterally deny an alien spouse visa against Fauzia Din and her constitutionally protected marriage and family life rights. Din is a United States citizen who was… Read more »

Same-Sex Couples Can Now Legally Marry in Colorado

A huge decision this week by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to deny certiorari (review) by several lower court rulings regarding the legality of same-sex marriage means that all 10th Circuit states, including Colorado, must abide by a recent decision by a panel of 10th Circuit judges that same sex-couples have “the… Read more »

The Law Office of Catherine Brown, LLC Has Moved to Lafayette CO

Have you recently moved to Lafayette from elsewhere in Colorado, a different part of the U.S. or even from another country? Moving is tough. We can relate because we just moved our main law office from Louisville to Lafayette. But moving is even tougher when your legal status is in limbo. Boulder County immigration attorney… Read more »

U.S. Stands to Gain from Proposed Regulation Change for H-1B Spouses

It has been nearly five months since the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced proposed regulations that would allow around 100,000 qualified H-4 spouses of H-1B visa holders to obtain a Social Security number and legally work in the United States. The public comments phase closed on July 11, 2014 and a final rule has… Read more »