F-2A Visa Backlog Gone in August!

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30th Jul 2013

By Joseph Elias and Nancy Miller The August 2013 Visa Bulletin provides welcome news for many immigrant families separated by visa backlogs. Beginning in August, there will be no visa quota backlog for the spouses and single children of lawful … more

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CIR in the House of Representatives

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23rd Jul 2013

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Frances Arroyo   On June 28 a majority of the senate voted to pass a comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) bill that would help the 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States acquire legal status. … more

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Obtaining Lawful Immigration Status After Being The Victim Of A Crime

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16th Jul 2013

By Attorneys Nancy E. Miller and Devin M. Connolly Sometimes a good thing can come out of a terrible event.  Being involved in a crime is one of those situations.   U visas and, ultimately, green cards are available to persons … more

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F-2A Visa Backlog Gone in August!

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11th Jul 2013

By Joseph Elias and Nancy Miller The August 2013 Visa Bulletin provides welcome news for many immigrant families separated by visa backlogs. Beginning in August, there will be no visa quota backlog for the spouses and single children of lawful … more

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An Old Waiver Made New Again: Eligibility for 212(c) Waivers Expanded

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10th Jul 2013

By Attorneys Nancy E. Miller and Ben Loveman A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reopened a path to relief from removal for some green-card holders convicted of crimes.  In Cardenas-Delgado v. Holder, the Ninth Circuit … more

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CIS Begins Granting Immigration Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

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4th Jul 2013

By Nancy E. Miller and Steven J. Malm Last week, the Supreme Court struck down the law preventing U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents from conveying immigration benefits to their same-sex spouses.  The Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), Section 3, … more

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