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What is the Cuban Adjustment Act? Have there been changes to the Cuban Adjustment Act since the repeal of the “wet foot/dry foot” policy?

February 14th, 2017|

When an individual applies for a green card within the United States, an application is submitted for an adjustment of status to lawful permanent [...]

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What is a Green Card Option if you are Being Deported? What is Cancellation of Removal? A One Page Summary of Cancellation of Removal

January 29th, 2017|

What is Cancellation of Removal? (Deportation is the same thing as Removal) An Immigration remedy that stops your deportation that is available to immediate [...]

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What is the National Interest Waiver? Will the New National Interest Waiver Standard Help Entrepreneurs? How can I obtain a green card without going through the labor certification process?

January 24th, 2017|

In order to obtain a green card through an employer, in most instances your employer must go through a labor certification process through the [...]

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What is a visa quota? If I am a dual citizen, what country am I assigned to for visa quotas? What country are my spouse and I assigned to for visa quotas if we were born in different countries?

October 31st, 2016|

What is a visa quota? Every immigrant visa category has a quota on the number of visas that can be issued annually, and within [...]

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Can my step-child obtain a visa from me? Can my adopted child obtain a visa from me? If I am a child’s legal guardian, can the child obtain any immigration benefits?

October 6th, 2016|

Can my step-child obtain a visa from me? Immigration treats step-children and biological children for the most part identically. If you married your step-child’s [...]

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What is Happening to the EB-5 Investor Visa Program? How Will the Reauthorization Affect Foreign Nationals Who Want to Invest in the United States?

September 16th, 2016|

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is a green card option for an immigrant entrepreneur that would like to buy an existing business, start a [...]

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What is the Diversity Lottery? When does the Diversity Lottery open? Can I apply for the Diversity Lottery if I am in the U.S. without status? Can the provisional waiver be used with the Diversity Lottery?

September 16th, 2016|

The Diversity Lottery is a program that provides green cards for people from countries with historically low rates of immigration through a lottery system. 50,000 [...]

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If my company transfers me abroad, will I still be able to apply for citizenship? Can I apply for citizenship if I have to spend time outside of the United States?

September 6th, 2016|

In today’s global economy, intercompany transfers between U.S. companies, their foreign branches, or subsidiaries are common. For green card holders of the United States [...]

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A New Immigration Rule that May Help You – Can I get a green card if I live in the U.S. without any legal status? What is the New Provisional Waiver Rule?

August 17th, 2016|

In most cases, a person must have some sort of legal status in order to apply for and obtain a green card in the [...]

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Cancellation of Removal: A Remedy for Rehabilitated Green Card Holders with Deportable Criminal Convictions – PART II: Relief for LPRs

March 2nd, 2016|

PART II: Relief for LPRs What is Cancellation of Removal? Cancellation of removal is an immigration remedy available to immediate relatives of U.S. Citizens [...]

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