Obtaining A Green Card After Being Ordered Deported

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20th Oct 2017

By Attorney Devin M. Connolly

The ability to apply for permanent resident status (green card) in the U.S. rather than at the Embassy in your native country is frequently more than a simple convenience. Rather, being forced to depart the U.S. and apply abroad can have life-altering consequences.
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19th Apr 2016

Passing the Torch By Nancy E. Miller, May Zhang, Flomy Diza, Devin Connolly and Eric Welsh It is with profound sorrow that we announce the untimely passing of our founder and Senior Partner Robert L. Reeves. Attorney Reeves began practicing … more

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Recent Developments in Asylum

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As the world continues to suffer from tumultuous conflicts and wars, there are people in many countries who are victims of persecution and might desire to seek safety outside their home country. The United States accepts applications for asylum or … more

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Immigrant Visa Denied – What’s the Next Step?

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Securing an immigrant visa to the United States can be a long and stressful process. After waiting months or even years, an applicant concludes the process with a brief and concise interview with a consular officer. In the best case … more

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USCIS recently announced that it expects the expanded provisional waiver program to be open for business within the first part of 2016. Seeing as March is already upon us, it would seem the provisional waiver expansion could be here any … more

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Working In The U.S. With An H-1B Visa

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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (CIS) will being accepting H-1B petitions for Fiscal Year 2017 on April 1, 2016. It is vitally important to file the petition exactly on April 1st. If not, as discussed below, you risk the … more

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Why Naturalize: to Vote and for Much More!

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Election season is upon us! There are estimates that over 8 million people here in the United States are eligible to embark upon the naturalization process to become citizens and, if they submit their applications in the very near future, … more

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Green Card Marriages Are Not A Realistic Option

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Desperate times call for desperate measures! We have all heard this phrase many times in our lives. But the reality is that these desperate measures often produce disastrous results. In the context of immigration law, the desperate act of marrying someone … more

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Hope After an Order of Removal

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For some, the path to the American Dream does not go smoothly. One may have been fighting for status for years only to hear the immigration judge order him removed. Is it over? Is there any hope? Adverse decisions can … more

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Ninth Circuit Continues To Narrow Which Crimes Are Aggravated Felony Crimes Of Violence.

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2nd Feb 2016

By Attorney Nancy E. Miller Being convicted of a crime that immigration law categorizes as an aggravated felony is devastating.  The relief available to a non-citizen in this situation is extremely limited. An immigrant may face removal even if he … more

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