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Visa & Immigration Law Attorney

Does an Immigration Attorney Improve Your Chances of Becoming a Citizen?

May 22, 2014

The process of immigration is complex, and many people struggle to understand exactly what to do to ensure approval of citizenship in the U.S. So many people think they know exactly how to interpret the immigration laws, but the laws change on a regular basis and can be deceiving. Many end up in trouble when […]

 
Visa & Immigration Law Attorney

Understanding a Fiancé Visa and Immigration Law

If you, a U.S. citizen, meet someone who lives outside of the U.S. and decide that you want to get engaged and later married, you will need to understand immigration law and how to get your foreign born fiancé to the U.S. on a K-1 visa. This type of visa allows your fiancé to come […]

 
 
Asylum Attorney

Asylum as a Defense Against Removal from the U.S.

April 10, 2014

If you are in removal proceedings in an immigration court with the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), one of the defenses that can be used against removal is a request for asylum. In the context of removal proceedings, this type of asylum is referred to as the “defensive” asylum process. These cases are heard […]

 
Citizenship Attorney

Uh oh…I did not file my I-751 on time! What to do now?

March 18, 2014

A foreign national who gains permanent residence through a marriage to a U.S. Citizen would be classified as a Conditional Permanent Resident if the marriage is less than two years old. Ninety days before the second anniversary of the alien obtaining Lawful Permanent Resident status, the I-751 Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence must be […]

 
Green Card Attorney

Same-Sex Marriage as a Basis for Obtaining a Green Card

February 28, 2014

Did you know that you may qualify for a benefit on the basis of a same-sex marriage? In accordance with current federal law, same-sex couples can seek United States Immigration benefits based on marriage. If you and your same-sex spouse were married in a state where same-sex marriage was considered to be valid on the […]

 
Immigration Attorney

Can Justin Bieber Be Deported?

January 28, 2014

It seems that every other day, pop star Justin Bieber is facing serious legal troubles. Last week, Bieber was arrested after leaving a Miami club, accused of drag racing through a residential neighborhood in a yellow Lamborghini while under the influence. Although not charged as of the date of this post, Bieber is also being […]

 
Visa Lawyer

A REALITY SHOW ABOUT THE K VISA PROCESS???

January 21, 2014

One of the ways a foreign national can obtain a Green Card is to marry a United States Citizen.  The K visa (K-1, K-2, K-3) category was created for the purpose of allowing the fiancé(e)s of United States citizens and their accompanying minor children/ step children to be admitted to the United States as nonimmigrants.  […]