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MPLG 2017 Year in Review

We think it goes without saying that, beginning in 2017, there have been immigration challenges in all arenas – business, family, asylum, removal defense, and for our DREAMERs. Through various executive orders, the new administration has moved toward a policy of reducing immigration options. In doing so, this administration has stepped away from the ideals that truly make America a great country.

Members of our immigration team decided that the best way to combat these changes was to increase our client and community advocacy. Here’s a look back at some of our activism in 2017...

General Immigration & Reform


High Demand Seen for H-1B Visas: Lottery May Be Used, India West, April 5, 2013;

Best H-1B Alternatives,, May 31, 2012


California steps up, but does that help, India Abroad, Sept. 9, 2011

Not Deported: Mandeep Chahal Heads to D.C. Instead of India, Los Altos Patch, June 27, 2011

Pre-med honor student granted 1-year stay, ABC7 News, June 25, 2011

Star pre-med student faces deportation, ABC7 News, June 22, 2011

UC Davis student granted stay in deportation case, Sacramento Bee

Tri-Valley University and Other Troubled Schools


Audio Seminar for AILA: “F-1 Students at Troubled Schools”

News Stories

Immigration Officials: Tri-Valley U. and Students Involved in Visa Scam, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, Feb. 25, 2013

Students face deportation as feds investigate college, ABC 7, Lisa Amin Gulezian, Oct. 28, 2011.

TVU Head Indicted by Grand Jury on 35 Fraud Charges, India West, Dec. 12, 2011

California Lawmakers take Tri-Valley students’ cause to Napolitano, India Abroad, Nov. 18, 2011

TVU Students Were Scammed, Says State Department, India West, Nov. 9, 2011

Feds Raid University Popular With Indian Students, New America Media, Aug. 11, 2011

TVU – What about the students?, Pravasi Today, April 6, 2011

TVU case: Radio tags removed from 3 Indian students, Rediff, Feb. 17, 2011

Tri-Valley: Radio tags of two Indian students removed, NDTV, Feb. 10, 2011

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