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Featured Posts

November 8, 2019

As an election year approaches, our office receives many inquiries about applying for citizenship. Therefore, a brief introduction to the naturalization process may be helpful and timely.

There are a few ways that an individual may become a U.S. citizen. The two most co...

June 27, 2019

The Department of State Visa Bulletin is eagerly anticipated each month. It tells aspiring immigrants their place in the green card queue, and whether one has moved ahead, remained static or gone backwards. There are many people stuck in the green card backlogs, some s...

March 12, 2019

DACA recipients who entered the United States without inspection and have an immediate relative petition, may be able to obtain lawful permanent resident status within the United States. Only DACA recipients who fit certain criteria can do this; those criteria will be...

December 28, 2017

On December 14, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it is preparing proposed regulations eliminating United States work authorization for certain holders of H-4 visas, a derivative visa classification that permits a member of an H-1B visa holder’s...

September 26, 2017

Our Latest I-601A, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver was approved on September 20, 2017. It is with great joy that we can bring such wonderful news to our clients during this time of turmoil and uncertainty.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Green (fictional names) contacted our offic...

November 28, 2016

The concept of “conditional” immigration status was introduced by the Immigration Marriage Fraud Amendments of 1986 and it was intended to deter and detect marriage fraud. It's provisions require the citizen and non-citizen spouses to jointly file a petition to remove...

April 26, 2016

There are several options for U.S. citizens that wish to file a visa petition for a foreign fiancée or spouse outside the U.S. In this article we will analyze the most common ones, as follows:

K-1 VISA

  1. The U.S. citizen files a K-1 petition with USCIS;

  2. USCIS then...