Updates:

Read about “Know Your Rights” – it is imperative to know what you can do and not do if the immigration comes to your house

Read about “U Visas” – there might be a slight possibility of a U Visa if criminal charges are file against the school. You do not want to omit any possibility.

Press Release – Newark CA January 21, 2011

In an investigation by Immigration Custom Enforcement (www.ice.gov), the Pleasanton CA school, Tri-Valley University was raided. You can read more on the article from Pleasanton Patch

http://pleasanton.patch.com/articles/homeland-security-raids-ruby-hill-house

See copy of complaint filed in federal court

Important:

Following this raid many students have started calling our office for legal advice. Unfortunately we have heard that few students have been detained. However we have not been able to confirm this fact.

Students have few options among those are transferring to another school as per this memo.

http://www.ice.gov/doclib/sevis/pdf/school_closed_17_student.pdf

The other option that is available to the students will be to change status to another status.We highly recommend that all the students affected by this unfortunate situation to contact a licensed reliable attorney to assist them in their cases. Our law firm has handled 1000s of immigration cases and we will make an effort to serve all the affected students. In addition we are located in the Bay Area California and we will arrange to meet the students at their convenience.

Should any of the students need immigration help, please do not hesitate to contact our law firm on 510 742 5887 or email info@peerallylaw.com

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Shah Peerally is an attorney licensed in California practicing immigration law and debt settlement. He has featured as an expert legal analyst for many TV networks such as NDTV, Times Now and Sitarree TV. Articles about Shah Peerally and his work have appeared on newspapers such as San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, US Fiji Times, Mauritius Le Quotidien, Movers & Shakers and other prominent international newspapers. His work has been commended by Congress women Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Lee. He has a weekly radio show on KLOK 1170AM and frequently participates in legal clinics in churches, temples and mosques. His law group, Shah Peerally Law Group, has represented clients all over the United States constantly dealing with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Custom Enforcement(ICE) and CBP (Customs Border Patrol (CBP) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This department was formerly known as the Immigration and Nationality Services (INS).