Latest News on Visa Availability

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29th Sep 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Joseph I. Elias On September 22, 2010, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) met with the US State Department’s Chief of Visa Control and Reporting Division, Charles Oppenheim.  This is the division tasked with … more

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Naturalization for Immigrants Over 50 & 55 and those with Mental and Physical Disabilities

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21st Sep 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Lorena Larios Shah Obtaining U.S. citizenship is the dream of many immigrants.  There are many benefits of U.S. citizenship which include, among others, voting in Federal and State elections, applying for certain Federal jobs, … more

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Not all Crewmen are Created Equal: What Crewmen Need to Know about U.S. Immigration

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14th Sep 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Jeff L. Khurgel Unlike students, tourists, and business visitors, people who enter the U.S. while working aboard a ship or airplane are generally prohibited from adjusting their status to permanent resident. This rule applies … more

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The “U” Visa: Relief for Victims of Crimes

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7th Sep 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Eric Welsh The “U” visa provides a broad range of immigration relief to victims of serious crimes who have cooperated in a criminal prosecution.  The “U” visa can be granted to qualifying applicants even … more

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BACKDOOR AMNESTY – NOT!

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1st Sep 2010

By Robert L. Reeves & Nancy E. Miller Rumors abound in immigration law.  Sometimes the rumors raise the non-citizen’s hopes beyond all expectation.  Sometimes, they cause the immigrant to sink to the depths of despair.  Regardless of the emotional reaction, … more

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