Injured at work and money is running out

Injured at work and money is running out

January 10, 2017

Rushing back to work while you are still injured will only make problems worse. Instead you can stay home and heal while receiving payments from your employer’s insurance company.
Safety issues regarding workplace use of diesel equipment

Safety issues regarding workplace use of diesel equipment

January 9, 2017

When used in the workplace, such equipment can give rise to concerns regarding worker exposure to diesel exhaust.
When an asylum petition is denied

When an asylum petition is denied

January 6, 2017

Given the dire circumstances an asylum-seeker can be in, a lot can be riding on what happens with their asylum petition.
Overcoming barriers for immigrant school children

Overcoming barriers for immigrant school children

January 6, 2017

Immigrant children face the same overwhelming changes as their parents including a new home, culture and language.
2015 saw an increase in worker deaths in California

2015 saw an increase in worker deaths in California

December 20, 2016

Reportedly, in 2015, there were 388 worker deaths in California. This works out to around 2.2 deaths for every 100,000 workers in the state.
What types of visas are ineligible for extensions?

What types of visas are ineligible for extensions?

December 14, 2016

Not all nonimmigrant visas are eligible for extensions. Here is a list of the visas which are generally ineligible for extensions.
Can I be deported if I file for workers’ compensation?

Can I be deported if I file for workers’ compensation?

December 9, 2016

California laws say that all workers can file for workers’ compensation and get money for medical treatment, even if they are illegal immigrants.
Are TV and movie sets becoming more dangerous?

Are TV and movie sets becoming more dangerous?

December 8, 2016

Some industry insiders speculate that new financial pressures in the film and TV industries may be negatively affecting the safety situation at sets.
I’ve Been Here For 10 Years: How Do I Become A Legal Immigrant?

I’ve Been Here For 10 Years: How Do I Become A Legal Immigrant?

November 9, 2016

When you’re trying to figure out how to become a legal immigrant, you might be feeling overwhelmed. Here is some guidance on how to become a legal immigrant.
Can I get workers’ compensation if I’m not a citizen?

Can I get workers’ compensation if I’m not a citizen?

October 6, 2016

Although the law is on your side, it’s good to get help filing your claim. Workers’ compensation policies often use confusing language.