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Ayala Represents Ukrainian Nationals in Their Asylum Application.

Ayala is proud to announce that it is representing two female Ukrainian nationals in their petition for Asylum in the United States. The clients, in their mid-twenties, had left Kyiv for a pre-planned vacation to Mexico. In the middle of their trip, they learned of the Russian invasion and the Russian regime’s plan to overtake their home town of Kyiv. Shortly thereafter, all flights to…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 20, 2022
Immigration

Ayala Obtains E-2 Business Visa Approval for Swiss Entrepreneur

Ayala is happy to announce that it has obtained the approval of its client E-2 visa. The E-2 nonimmigrant visa allows a person of a country that has a treaty of commerce with the U.S. to be admitted to the U.S. when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business. Certain employees of the E-2 Investor or of a qualifying organization may also…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 5, 2022
Immigration

Biden Administration Approves TPS for Ukrainians living in the U.S.

The Biden administration just approved Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Ukrainians living in the United States. TPS is a humanitarian protection from deportation given usually to citizen of countries where there is harsh conditions like war or natural disasters. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Majorkas created an 18-month TPS program for Ukrainians who have lived in the U.S. since March 1st, 2022. TPS will allow…
Ayala Law P.A.
March 3, 2022
Immigration

Miami-Dade County Commissioners Issuing Immigration IDs for Non-Profit

By: Sophie Polenghi On January 11, 2021, Miami- Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava approved a plan for Florida commissioners to issue IDs for immigrants for a non-profit. The 7-2 voting allows support to immigrants in daily necessities, such as getting coronavirus tests and vaccines. Likewise, supporters will be able to enter their children’s school building, access public resources like public libraries, recreation facilities, shelters,…
Ayala Law P.A.
February 4, 2022
Immigration

The Department of Homeland Security Dismisses EB-5 Regional center Lawsuit Keeping the EB-5 Investment at $500,000

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Dismisses the EB-5 Regional Centers lawsuit challenging the validity of a prior order lowering the EB-5 Investment amount. Back in June of 2021, U.S. Federal Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley issued a ruling that lowered the necessary investment amount to qualify for an Eb-5 Visa, originating from a cost of $900,000 to a reduced amount of $500,000. The amount had been…
Ayala Law P.A.
January 21, 2022
Immigration

The Novak Djokovic Saga and the Different Approach Australia Takes to Immigration Matters

By Eduardo A. Maura On January 16, 2022, after a long hearing, the Full Federal Court of Australia, dismissed Djokovic’s application for judicial review of the cancellation of his visa. The ruling of the three-judge panel was unanimous. For those unfamiliar, Novak Djokovic is the number one tennis player in the world and was seeking to enter Australia to play the Australian Open (AO). The…
Ayala Law P.A.
January 21, 2022
Immigration

Ayala’s Case against Akima Global Services and ICE was recently featured in Law360.com

Ayala’s case against Akima Global Services LLC (Akima) was recently featured in Law360.com on November 15, 2021. The case involves a Peruvian immigrant who was detained at several of the government’s detention facilities in Florida and who was denied proper medical care while in Akima’s and ICE Custody. Among the allegations Mr. Mugaburu, the plaintiff, states that he was subjected to derogatory and demeaning comments…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 23, 2021
Immigration

L-1A Executive Visas for Small Businesses – What Foreign Small Business Owners Need to Know

The L1A visa is a type of non-immigrant visa designed for executives of companies with dual presence: abroad and in the US. In order to be eligible as an intracompany transferee the employee must have been continuously employed, on a full-time basis, by the foreign company in an executive or managerial capacity, or in a capacity requiring specialized knowledge, for at least one year in…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 15, 2021
Immigration

Ayala Obtains L1A Visa for Director of Up and Coming Peruvian Fin-tech Company

  Ayala is proud to announce that it has obtained the approval of an L1A visa for the owner and president of renowned Peruvian fin-tech company Digital Holding. Digital Holding (DH) is an affiliate of Digital Factoring SAC in Peru (DF). DF is dedicated to helping small businesses finance their short-term capital needs. Unlike conventional bank financing, Digital Factoring provides a fast and convenient financing…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 2, 2021
Immigration

Ayala Obtains Special Immigrant Green-card to Unaccompanied Minor in Five-Year long Immigration Process

Ayala obtains a Special Immigrant visa for its client after a five-year-long arduous immigration process. Ayala’s client originally arrived in December 2015, when he was just 17 years of age. After a dependency proceeding where Ayala’s client was adjudicated dependent, Ayala filed a green card petition (I-360) while it continued to fight the deportation proceeding of its client. After the successful termination of the deportation…
Ayala Law P.A.
October 1, 2021