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Adam Walsh Act »

[9 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]

Client married a Chinese national but was convicted of a specified offense against a minor and the Law Offices of Nicklaus Misiti successfully argued client was not a threat to his spouse and procure her lawful resident status.
Under the Adam Walsh Act a person convicted of certain offenses against a minor is prohibited from petitioning to bring any non-citizen family member or spouse to the US. Such individuals are not only prohibited from petitioning for a minor child but they are also prohibited from petitioning for any adult beneficiary, such …

Legal »

[13 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

According to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, an “LPR” is a legal permanent resident. This means that the resident is allowed to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis.
There are a number of ways for a person to become a Legal Permanent Resident in the United States.
Many people who are not citizens of the United States, for example obtain Green Cards for lawful permanent residency. These people may have a family member who is a citizen of the United States, and that family member …