29th Jul 2016

By Devin Connolly & Nancy E. Miller In 2013 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) began allowing people to apply for a waiver of their unlawful presence before they departed the United States.  This waiver was limited, but it … more

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The Many Ways of Becoming A U.S. Citizen

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22nd Jul 2016

By Attorneys Devin M. Connolly & Nancy E. Miller Being granted United States citizenship is a dream-come-true for countless people from around the world.  Though the dream is the same, the paths to actually obtaining U.S. citizenship can vary greatly … more

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Why Your Criminal Counsel Should Confer With Immigration Counsel

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15th Jul 2016

By Attorney Nancy E. Miller The fight against removal from the United States on criminal grounds does not begin with the Notice to Appear in Immigration Court. Defense should begin as early as when the non-citizen is questioned by the … more

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Removing the Conditions on Your Green Card

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8th Jul 2016

By Attorney Devin Connolly & Nancy E. Miller A non-citizen who is granted lawful resident status based on marriage will receive conditional permanent residence if the marriage on which the green card is based is less than two years old … more

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Mathis v. United States:  Supreme Court Decision Places Limits on the Consequences of a State Criminal Conviction

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1st Jul 2016

  By Attorney Eric R. Welsh Crimes have consequences, and for non-citizens, those consequences can sometimes be much more severe than a sentence and probation.  Immigrants with criminal convictions can face deportation from the U.S., or substantial obstacles to entering … more

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