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Supreme Court Reverses Deportation Decision for Possessing a Sock

Court rules defendant cannot be deported for “sock” possession, supporting trend to protect lawful permanent residents from strict immigration law punishments and deportation. On Monday June 8th Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law saw their legal theory and years of groundwork it invested in the Mellouli v. Lynch case justified. The Supreme Court reversed the Department of Homeland […]

MELLOULI v. HOLDER

We were counsel in the courts below for Mellouli Kate Evans of the Center For New Americans and Jon Laramore of Faegre Baker Daniels took it to the Supreme Court. Read More  

Sharma-Crawford Supports KC Courage

Sharma-Crawford is proud to be a sponsor of women’s premier soccer team KC Courage for their 2014 season. Sharma-Crawford is an active participant and promoter for a variety of youth and community support programs throughout Kansas City.

DACA Informational Forum a Huge Success

Sharma-Crawford was proud to participate in the DACA Informational Forum held on October 25. Hosted by El Centro and the Olathe School District, a crowd of 150 people attended to learn about deferred action and how to request consideration for DACA. We were proud to be a part of such a successful event.

The Kansas Employment Crackdown: ICE Enforcement Actions

Counties in Eastern Kansas are being raided. Employers and employees, alike, are at risk of criminal charges if they work without proper documentation or hire workers who are without proper work authorization from the US government. What initially looked like one prosecutor’s office’s harsh enforcement of Immigration laws, under the veil of State law, against […]

Infosys. Is it a Sea of Change for Businesses?

On October 30, 2013, Infosys, the Indian multinational provider of business consulting, information technology, software engineering and outsourcing services, agreed to pay $34 million in fines for I-9 violations. What makes this remarkable is the detailed 13-page settlement agreement that lays out in excruciating detail the company’s long use of B-1 visa holders to supplement their work […]

New Americans in Kansas: Immigrants, Latinos and Asians by the Numbers

The political and economic power of immigrants, Latinos and Asians in Kansas continues to rise, accounting for growing shares of the economy and electorate in the Sunflower State. In a report released in April of this year, the Immigration Policy Center (a division of the American Immigration Council) released a report outlining the statistics of […]