Immigration Blog

From Cuba to America, Sandoval Inspires at the Jax Jazz Festival

Energetic, brilliant, and multifaceted, Arturo Sandoval’s performance was inspiring. Arturo was born in Cuba and defected the Castro regime. He is a symbol of freedom, hard work, and of the contributions of immigrants to our country.

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Giselle Speaks: Beaches Rotaract Club and CLE “Immigration Law for Lawyers”

On May 1st, Giselle spoke about Current Issues on Immigration to the Beaches Rotaract Club. She also presented her CLE “Immigration Law for Lawyers: What You Need to Know” to Marks Gray attorneys. She is hosting a “Lunch and Learn” series to legal networks and law firms.

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Remembering Immigrants in the Military

“I gave my heart to the Americans and thought of nothing else but raising my banner and adding my colors to theirs.” – Marquis de Lafayette Did you know that immigrants are a significant presence in our military? This isn’t a recent phenomenon. By the 1840s, half of all military recruits were foreign-born. They made up 20% of the Union Army during the Civil War. And half a million immigrants served in the armed forces […]

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Corporate Run 5K

Congrats to the Marks Gray team (Lisa, Thyra and Gabbie pictured) and the many other teams for participating in and completing the Corporate Run 5K!

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Giselle Speaks: AIA HR Large Firm Roundtable,River City Live and Generation W 2018: Rise & Shine

In April, Giselle had the pleasure of speaking at the AIA HR Large Firm Roundtable, appearing on River City Live with Donna Orender from Generation W, Inc., and being a panelist at the “Generation W 2018: Rise & Shine” event at the University of North Florida. “What an honor to be a panelist for the ‘US of America’ section at Generation W!” says Giselle. “The panel brought together a diverse group of women leaders to […]

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Giselle Carson Finishes Her 5th Boston Marathon

Here is Marks Gray immigration attorney Giselle Carson getting ready to dig deep at her 5th Boston Marathon! “The commitment, determination, and grit to train and complete the Boston Marathon carries over into my professional life and gives me the energy and determination to practice business immigration law,” says Giselle. Congrats, Giselle!

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