Category Archives : COVID Updates

  • April 29, 2020

    Two Hundred Families Helped in El Paso

    Two Hundred Families Helped in El Paso Two hundred families were helped in El Paso, Texas when Cesar Ornelas Law donated face masks/gloves kits during COVID-19. This is all because of his heart to give back and support our communities in this unprecedented time. "We are grateful we could help 200 families in El Paso and Doña Ana County during these troubling times. I remain committed to serving our families in need in the Borderland! - Cesar O...

  • April 16, 2020

    Changes to Regulations During COVID-19 Crisis Could Mean More Truck Accidents

    Changes to Regulations During COVID-19 Crisis Could Mean More Truck Accidents As the impact of COVID-19 on the United States continues to get worse, one of the industries that are seeing major impacts is commercial trucking. The number of truck drivers in The United States – specifically, qualified drivers – has been going down for more than 20 years, and as the increase in demand for things like shipments of food, medical supplies, and mor...

  • April 4, 2020

    COVID-19 and Food Safety

    COVID-19 and Food Safety How do we safely handle and prepare our food in order to protect ourselves from COVID-19? After all, eating is a necessity, right? However, does the virus spread through the food we ingest? There have been tons of conflicting information being cycled in the news about how COVID-19 and food safety and how it may spread through our food supply and ways we should protect ourselves from that happening. Should We Use Soap T...

  • March 31, 2020

    Is Your Work VISA Expiring During COVID-19?

    What happens if my work VISA Expires During COVID-19? ANSWER: If you're currently working in the United States with a government-issued work VISA and it has expired during COVID-19 pandemic, then you have rights and processes being put in place to protect you. You may need to file for an extension or work with a representative to ensure your status. The result of this situation depends on the kind of VISA that you have. Typically you would need...

  • March 30, 2020

    Medicare & SNAP Benefits Continue during COVID-19 Crisis

    Medicare & SNAP Renewal Requirements Temporarily Waived during COVID-19 Pandemic This COVID-19 crisis is a public health threat. The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is mobilized to help Texans in a big way during this pandemic, both for clients and providers, through Medicaid as well as SNAP services. Automatic Renewals Activated Texas Health and Human Services announced March 28, 2020, currently due to SNAP and Medicaid benefit ...

  • March 29, 2020

    Job Loss Due To COVID-19

    COVID-19 And Your Work Questions As COVID-19 impacts every one of us around the world, your job may be affected too. Have you experienced job loss due to COVID-19? Were you laid off due to COVID-19 cutbacks? What are your rights during this time? How can you provide for your family? If you are looking for answers to work-related questions regarding how COVID-19 could affect your employment, the following information could be a help to you: "Wh...

  • March 29, 2020

    TxDMV Changes Due to COVID-19

    Cesar Ornelas Law offices, located in these Texas cities -- San Antonio, El Paso, Laredo, Midland, Carlsbad, and Hobbs – desire to be as helpful as possible in getting current, dependable information to our clients as well as the communities throughout Texas that we serve. We know lives are being impacted greatly by the COVID-19 virus and that includes the way Texans deal with our vehicle licenses, registrations, and other vital vehicular Texa...

  • March 24, 2020

    Legal Assistance for Passengers During COVID-19

    CORONAVIRUS LEGAL UPDATE Airline, Bus, Cruise Ship & Mass Transit Passengers Have Rights & Potential Claims, and Cesar Ornelas Law is Ready To Provide Legal Assistance Cesar Ornelas Law now providing free legal briefings and consultations in English and Spanish El Paso, TX - As major corporations and municipalities continue to put American and Mexican nationals in danger during the Coronavirus pandemic, Cesar Ornelas Law is here t...


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