Update March 20, 2020

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Dear Hecht & Norman clients, family and friends,

We have been diligently following the development of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), each day assessing how to best serve our clients while being mindful of regulations and community steps to slow the spread of the virus.

You can have confidence in our dedication to meet your legal needs during this challenging time. Through our latest technology, we have set up services that limit exposure while providing uninterrupted assistance to clients. In order to adhere to guidance surrounding the pandemic, we are not offering in-person appointments at this time; however, our business remains open, and we have now expanded services to include e-appointments (phone, Skype, etc.) Monday thru Friday.

Please know our hearts go out to everyone who has been personally impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak.

We appreciate your continued confidence and support of our firm and thank you for providing us with the opportunity to handle your legal matter.

Please check our Facebook page and our website (www.immigrationoregon.com) for updates. Also, call us at 503.363.9903 or 541.465.2173 and let us know how best we can assist you.

Stay healthy and safe!

H|N Team



Welcome to the immigration law offices of Hecht & Norman.  We are a law firm in Oregon that practices exclusively United States immigration law.  Our offices are conveniently located in Eugene and Salem, OR.  We are the largest immigration law office in the Willamette Valley.

Our firm handles all types of immigration cases representing businesses, individuals, and their families.  We assist individuals, for-profit companies, and non-profit organizations by providing immigration expertise competently, efficiently, and promptly.  We find the best solutions to each immigration challenge by carefully listening to and assessing each person’s situation.

Working closely with our clients, we prepare immigrant and non-immigrant visas, applications for permanent residence and provide relief from removal and deportation proceedings.  Our attorneys and staff are dedicated, talented, and tireless. Our staff members are fluent in Spanish, and many of us speak other languages as well.

Whether you reside in the United States or anywhere in the world, we are happy to schedule consultations in person, by phone, or Skype, with our Eugene or Salem office. We look forward to learning more about you, you family, or your business so that we can work together in finding the best possible solution to your immigration challenge.

          Initial DACAs & DACA Renewals 

         On November 14, 2020, Judge Nicholas George Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued an opinion regarding the July 28, 2020 memorandum[1] signed           by Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf.[2] On December 4, 2020, Judge Garaufis required the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to take certain actions to implement his November 14                   opinion. As a result, effective December 7, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is:

AILA – 2018 AILA Chapter Pro Bono Champions

Raquel Hecht practices law in Eugene, Oregon. Over the past five years, Raquel started a non-profit organization in Lane County called GLAD (Grupo Latino de Accion Directa) that has grown tremendously and serves to promote Latino interests and provide free informational and educational services to community members.

Spring Bash Awards 2018 – Lane County Bar Association

Official site of the LCBA – The Andrew Clement Pro-Bono Award : Raquel Hecht

Oregon State Bar Online – Legal Ethic Committee Members

Develop opinions in response to ethics inquiries; recommend changes to the ethics code. Meets every other month on Saturday, 9:30 a.m., at various locations.

DACA Updates:  

Reinstatement of Initial DACAs, Two-year DACA Renewals, and Advance Parole

Statement on DACA Program

Consumer Advisory: What You Need to Know About End of DACA

Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

AILA Quicktake #214: Trump Administration Ends DACA

Three Facts to Know about Oregon Police and Immigration Enforcement

We Stand with Refugee and Immigrant Communities 

Advisory for Immigrant Survivors of Gender-Based Violence