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Attorney Shan Potts at a Community Event in Los Angeles

Shan Potts at the Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church. — July 29, 2017 This past weekend I had the honor of speaking at the fourth annual All Men’s Conference hosted by Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church, in south LA. I was inspired to see so many men gathered, young...

Immigrant Activists Stage Blockade to Stop Deportations

Immigrant-rights activists staged an attempt to block the road to federal immigration agents' headquarters in Atlanta on Monday June 27, 2016, demanding President Obama to stop the deportation of undocumented immigrants and families after last week's Supreme Court...

More Immigration Deportation Raids Coming in the Next Two Months

Shan Potts Law Offices, May 12, 2016: It has been reported that United States immigration officials are planning another month long deportation raids for the month of May and June. Hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country...

USCIS to Propose Fee Hike For Immigration Petitions

On May 04, 2016, The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be publishing a proposal to increase the filing fees in the Federal Register that would apply to almost all immigration case types. A preview of the proposal is available, which can...

Diversity Visa Program 2016

Every year, the Department of State conducts a Diversity Immigrant Visa Program which provides immediate green cards for a class of “diversity immigrants”, from countries with low rates of immigration to the US. During the DV Lottery 2016, about 50,000 diversity visas...

The Moral Impetus to Act

The President’s executive action has been greeted with joy and political angst. President Barack Obama has pledged to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. Republican law makers are threatening revenge, from impeachment hearings to passing bills...

Obtaining A Job When You Have A Criminal Record

Today’s job market is intensely competitive. Employers are conducting background checks as part of the hiring process. Even if it has been years since a past criminal conviction those applying for jobs are often unable to find work. Many talented people are locked out...

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