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[5 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

There are several kinds of nonimmigrant visas for temporary visitors to travel to the U.S., if you are not a U.S. citizen or U.S. lawful permanent resident. The nature of your intended travel and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under U.S. immigration law. It’s important to have information about the type of nonimmigrant visa you will need for travel, and the steps required to apply for the visa at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad.

Purpose of Travel to U.S. and Nonimmigrant Visas
Visa Type
Required: Before Applying …

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[15 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Carefully Review Your Immigration Forms
In order to have been scheduled for an adjustment of status interview, you must have submitted a number of forms with evidence.  It is imperative the forms were completely filled out and the information on them is accurate.  Before the interview the Petitioner and the Beneficiary should carefully review the forms for any inaccuracies and to be certain they know the answers they gave to each question.  The interview is the last chance to make any changes or alterations to the application and the interviewer will …

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[19 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) is a recent policy change which has given many young people brought to the US illegally hope for a somewhat normal future.  However, after 1 month of accepting applications, it is clear the program is fraught with potential risks and complications.  For those who think it is simply filling out a few forms, it is crucial that an experience immigration attorney be involved in the process because the consequences of misfiled applications can be so serious.
For those that don’t know DACA grants a quasi-legal …

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[4 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

Cancellation of Removal can only be issued by an immigration judge and the applicant must meet certain requirements.  Those requirements differ depending upon whether the applicant is a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) or a non-LPR
Cancellation of Removal for Permanent Residents
A LPR of the United States who is placed in removal proceedings before an Immigration Judge is eligible for Cancellation of Removal if he or she meets the following requirements:
(1) Has been lawfully admitted as a permanent residence for at least five (5) years;
(2) Has resided in the United States continuously for seven …