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Immigration Attorney Work Visa Guidance For Prospective Applicants

If you’ve ever had to look into getting a work visa in the United States, you probably know that it’s not a very straightforward process. Some immigration attorney work visa guidance can make a huge difference in an immigrant’s journey toward receiving documentation. The Path Towards a Work Visa Work …

Refugee to the U.S.

Refugee, Asylee, or Temporary Protected Status in the U.S.: What You Should Know

If you’re persecuted by your government or a group in your country, you can come as an asylee or refugee to the U.S. You may also seek temporary protected status (TPS) as well. Moreover, you can apply for a green card (after a year) as a refugee or political asylee. …

Getting a Green Card as a Special Immigrant

To understand special immigrant status, you need to understand how the immigration system operates as well as discuss your situation with an attorney.  To obtain a visa, you’ll normally apply for a preference-based visa or special immigration visa (SIV). The following information gives you further details on how petitioning and …

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3 Ways to Obtain Citizenship Through Your Parents

Because of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, any child born on American territory is automatically considered a citizen. This ensures that all children of parents living in the United States, whether they are U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, or of some other status, will be able to enjoy the …

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The Fundamentals of Obtaining a Green Card for Your Wife

If you are a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and are married to a foreign national, you may be eligible to petition for your spouse to obtain a green card. Your wife can apply for a green card based on your marriage regardless of where she currently …

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How Can A Criminal Record Affect My Immigration Status?

A criminal conviction, whether it occurred in the United States or abroad, may affect a person’s opportunity to legally reside in the country. Even a person with a valid non-immigrant visa or even a green card can still be deported due to a criminal record. Keep in mind that a …

Immigrant Visas

The Basics On Family Based Immigrant Visas

If you want to move from your country to be closer to your family, you have a series of options if you have a close family relationship with a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Even though reuniting families is a cornerstone of the American legal system, the immigration process, quotas, …

K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa

Getting a K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa: Your Key to Getting Married and Settling in the U.S.

The K-1 nonimmigrant visa is also referred to as a fiancé(e) visa. To obtain the visa, you and your future spouse must show your intention to marry within 90 days of entering the U.S. as a K-1 nonimmigrant. What the K-1 Nonimmigrant Visa Allows you to Do Therefore, the K-1 …

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How to Choose an Immigration Lawyer to Handle Your Green Card Paperwork?

Immigration rules in the United States can be confusing, especially in light of recent legislative amendments. People who aspire to work and reside in the United States, or become naturalized citizens, frequently find the legal procedure for immigration difficult. In turn, they often need to turn to an immigration lawyer …

Adjustment of Status

A Legal Guide for Adjusting Your Status in the US (Part 2)

In the previous blog post, we reviewed what you needed to do to apply for an adjustment of status for permanent residency. Part two of this guide covers the final details – how you can check on your status and what you’ll need to do to wrap up the approval for …

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