Immigration Law Made Easy

by Hillary Walsh

I’m Hillary Walsh, an award-winning immigration lawyer, law professor, TEDx speaker, and raving Phoenix Suns fan. Over the past decade, I’ve helped thousands of immigrants live freely in the United States. I’m talking about work permits, social security numbers, green cards, citizenship, VAWAs, T-visas, U-visas, and a lot of appeals. Here’s the thing: immigration law is super complicated and legal advice can be really expensi... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E22 - #13 Fixing Without Leaving: T Visa

    S02 E22 - #13 Fixing Without Leaving: T VisaExplicit

    The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (VTVPA) of 20009 was enacted to strengthen the ability of law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute serious crimes and trafficking in persons while offering protec...

    08:12
  • S02 E21 - #12 VAWA Explained: What does "Violence" means in VAWA?

    S02 E21 - #12 VAWA Explained: What does "Violence" means in VAWA?Explicit

    In 1994, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), creating special routes to immigration status for certain battered non-citizens. But sometimes the word "Violence" has the potential applicant thinking of extreme sit...

    05:25
  • S02 E20 - #11 VAWA Explained: How long do I have to wait?

    S02 E20 - #11 VAWA Explained: How long do I have to wait?

    USCIS’s processing times have changed over the years, and it is difficult to predict how long any petition that is filed now will take, but it's a lot better when we know what to expect and we understand it's part of the process. ...

    17:11
  • S02 E19 - #10 VAWA Explained: Conditional Green Card (I-751) and Divorce

    S02 E19 - #10 VAWA Explained: Conditional Green Card (I-751) and Divorce

    Divorce is a painful and complex end to a relationship, but it can be incredibly challenging if your immigration status is in the middle of it. When you obtain a green card through marriage, it might be a 2-year conditional green ...

    08:54
  • S02 E18 - #9 VAWA Explained: Can I get a Protective Order as an Undocumented?

    S02 E18 - #9 VAWA Explained: Can I get a Protective Order as an Undocumented?Explicit

    When you are in a relationship with someone who uses threats, harasses, molests, stalks, attacks, batters, or strikes you, your family, or your children, that person commits domestic violence. You are not alone and have a legal ri...

    07:24