March 20th, 2019

“Attorney, I entered with a C-1 visa, so I can’t adjust my status, right? We hear this basic question all the time from clients hoping to adjust their status and be granted permanent resident status (green card). Unfortunately, many people mistakenly believe that entering the U.S. with a C-1 visa is an automatic bar to getting their green card in the United States. To help dispel this myth we devote our discussion this week to the nuances of the C-1 visa. more

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March 19th, 2019

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Over the past few years, immigration has been a hot topic in the United States. Of course, the more a subject is in the news the more misinformation about the topic circulates. Immigration has certainly been given this treatment. These … more

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March 14th, 2019

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When you apply for citizenship in the United States, one of the final steps is engaging in a green card interview. This final interview is scheduled and performed by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, otherwise known as the USCIS, … more

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March 12th, 2019

Many people mistakenly believe that marrying a U.S. citizen will guarantee them permanent resident status (“green card”). However, the reality is that obtaining a green card through marriage to a U.S. citizen is far more difficult than simply filing an application and awaiting the arrival of a green card. more

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March 4th, 2019

The L-1A new office visa allows foreign companies to send a beneficiary to the United States to establish a new office and commence business. The new office must be related to the foreign company as its parent, subsidiary, branch, or affiliate. This relationship is called the qualifying relationship. more

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February 25th, 2019

Many people dream of becoming a U.S citizen so that they may vote in elections, help their parents immigrate to the U.S., be issued a U.S. passport, etc.  Despite the many advantages of U.S. citizenship, it should also come as no surprise that people sometimes do things that make their path to U.S. citizenship more challenging.  These mistakes are a part of life.  Do these mistakes prevent a person from being granted U.S. citizenship? Thankfully, they frequently do not. more

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February 19th, 2019

An average of 800,000 foreign nationals obtain student visas to the United States each year. These student visas, known as F-1, J-1, and M-1 visas, allow them to lawfully reside and study in America. more

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February 13th, 2019

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Despite the fact that about 13% of the total U.S. population is made up of immigrants, the laws surrounding immigration can complicate the process to an extreme degree. Some people may be able to apply for a green card or … more

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February 11th, 2019

The border wall, Donald Trump’s as-yet unrealized passion project, has consumed the political discourse for the past two years.  Trump’s wall may or may not ever happen, but if it does, it is likely to have little effect on the flow of illegal border crossings (which have already been steadily declining over the last decade). more

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February 5th, 2019

It has been nearly two months since the Department of Homeland (DHS) issued proposed regulations regarding the H-1B visa program and the filing of H-1B Cap-subject petitions, but uncertainty continues to loom as H-1B Cap season quickly approaches. more

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