Immigration Report: Raymond Lahoud Named Chair of American Immigration Lawyers Association NJ ICE Worksite Enforcement Committee

The Norris McLaughlin Immigration Blog has reported that Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, has been named Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) New Jersey Chapter’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Worksite Enforcement Committee for 2018-2019. AILA, the national association of immigration lawyers, seeks to promote justice, … [Read more...]

Blog Report: Raymond Lahoud to Be a Panelist for the 2018 EB-5 Convention Los Angeles

The Norris McLaughlin Immigration Blog has reported that Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, will be a panelist at the 2018 Los Angeles EB-5 Convention, Monday, July 23, through Tuesday, July 24, at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, California.  This two-day educational, networking event will host a gathering of broker-dealers, developers, immigration and … [Read more...]

New Jersey Donor Aids Children of Immigrants Banned from the United States

Humberta and Oscar Campos entered the United States in 1989.  The couple crossed the border between Mexico and Texas.  With family in New Jersey, the couple moved to Bridgeton, a small town of just over 25,000 residents. Things were much different in the 80s and early 90s.  Undocumented individuals could lawfully secure social security numbers and, in many states, driver’s licenses or state identifications.  New Jersey was one of those … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Immigration Agents Conduct Raids Across New Jersey. Many Arrested.

From the NMM Immigration Newsroom: Hundreds of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents converged on 13 counties throughout New Jersey on Monday, in the largest immigration enforcement action in the state’s history.  Nearly 100 immigrants were arrested in raids conducted in Atlantic, Bergan, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Passaic, Union, and Warren counties.  Those arrested were from 28 … [Read more...]

New Jersey Accepts First Financial Aid Applications from Undocumented Immigrant Students

As the ink of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s signature was still drying on the new law expanding state financial aid to undocumented students, the state’s application website went live.  Within minutes, the first application was submitted. The new law offers state student loans, grants, and scholarships not otherwise available to New Jersey’s undocumented immigrant population, and expands a 2014 New Jersey law that allowed undocumented … [Read more...]

Breaking: ICE Raids Landscaping Company, 114 Employees Arrested, and Employer Under Investigation

In a surprise morning raid yesterday, hundreds of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents descended upon an Ohio gardening and landscaping company and arrested over 100 of the landscaping company’s employees, who were determined to be employed in the United States without lawful authorization. The Associated Press reported that the “operation was part of the White House’s increasing focus on businesses that hire people in the … [Read more...]

The Weekly Round-Up: ICE Completes Largest Workplace Raid in 10 Years and Paul Ryan Announces Compromise Bill on Immigration

ICE Arrests More Than 100 During Company Raid in Ohio This week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Officers raided Corso’s Flower and Garden Center in Castalia, Ohio, arresting over 100 company employees who are alleged to be in the United States without documentation.  This marked the largest number of ICE arrests in a single event in the last 10 years. ICE reportedly began investigating Corso’s for immigration violations in October … [Read more...]

NMM Advisory: Immigration May Knock at Your Company’s Front Door Soon. What Do You Do?

With the Administration’s plan to build a huge wall along the United States-Mexican border stalled without funding and with waning support, the White House has increasingly shifted its immigration enforcement to employers.  Most of the 15,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers expected to be hired over the next year and beyond are expected to focus on employer immigration law compliance, including random employer inspections to … [Read more...]

For Immediate Release

Immigration attorney shares his experience assisting individuals and families in disarray … [Read more...]

As featured on NBC

Immigration lawyer Raymond Lahoud looks exhausted.He admits he’s gone days without shaving, and that the aromatherapy candles in his Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, office are burning to mask the smell of the cigarettes he’s been smoking out of stress. It’s been a long week. “Am I frustrated? I’m extremely frustrated,” he said with a heavy sigh... … [Read more...]