By : admin. | Category : Recent Approvals | Comments Off on Approved Waiver of Inadmissibility (Form I-601) – January 13, 2018
13th Jan 2018
Committing fraud or a material misrepresentation results in a lifetime bar! Fortunately, a green card may still be possible by showing ‘extreme hardship’ to a spouse or parent. But waivers are not easy. Consult an experienced immigration attorney that specializes in waivers. more
On January 8, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) designation for El Salvador with a delayed effective date of 18 months or TPS ending on September 9, 2019. Last year, DHS also terminated TPS designation for Haiti, Nicaragua, and Sudan. While the recent DHS decision was not unanticipated, it is a troubling sign from the Trump Administration that TPS designation for other countries may come to an end. more
By : admin. | Category : Immigration News | Comments Off on Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal In California—How Are Non-Citizens Affected?
11th Jan 2018
In California, Prop 64 took effect January 1, 2018, allowing recreational marijuana use for adults over age 21 and the state has allowed medicinal use of marijuana for several years. However, the relevant federal laws have not changed. You won’t be facing time in county jail or state prison for your recreational use of pot. But that doesn’t mean you won’t end up in federal prison, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced that despite conflicting local laws, federal drug laws will be vigorously enforced. more
By : admin. | Category : Recent Approvals | Comments Off on Approved Petition for Parent of U.S. Citizen (I-130) – January 9, 2018
9th Jan 2018
It is still possible for U.S. citizens to petition their parents for green cards. It is true that this may change, so file the petitions now before any new laws are passed that take away benefits. more
By : admin. | Category : Immigration News | Comments Off on Becoming A U.S. Citizen Despite A Not-Perfect Past
5th Jan 2018
It is no surprise that many people dream of one day becoming a U.S citizen. After all, a person must be a U.S. citizen to vote in elections, file petitions so their parents can immigrate to the U.S., be issued a U.S. passport, etc. more
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