Legal Reasons a US Immigrant Can Be Deported

It’s typically believed that only non-citizens of the US are eligible for deportation. This isn’t true. Even US immigrants who hold a green card (lawful permanent residence) can become deportable under specific circumstances. Legal Reasons Wh...

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How to Obtain a Fiancé Visa

It’s not uncommon for US citizens to meet the love of their life while traveling abroad. You and your soon-to-be spouse may wish to come live in the US before your marriage. To do so, you and your loved one will need to obtain K-1 status through a...

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What Is Adjustment of Status?

It’s the goal of many to live and work within the US permanently. To do so, you must obtain your green card, which requires you to complete the adjustment of status process. What Is an Adjustment of Status? An adjustment of status is the pro...

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What to Expect During the US Asylum Process

The US asylum process is in place to help protect those who come to the US after fleeing their home country. Asylum is a legal protection granted to those already in the US who meet the international definition of a refugee. The Immigration and Na...

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5 Signs It’s Time to Call an Immigration Attorney

The immigration process can be overwhelming to handle on your own. There are many documents to complete and steps to take. While the USCIS believes the process can be completed without an attorney, there are certain scenarios where calling a lawyer ...

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Will Filing for Unemployment Affect My Immigration Status?

More than 40 million people in the US have lost their jobs since the coronavirus pandemic began, a staggering figure that shows just how devastating COVID-19 has been. While unemployment benefits are available and have even been increased, many immi...

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The Most Common Visa Types, Explained

If you are a citizen of a foreign country seeking to enter the United States, you must first obtain a US visa. The type of visa issued to you communicates your eligibility to enter the US for a specific purpose.  What Are the Most Common Typ...

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Are Immigrants Eligible for Benefits Under the CARES Act?

On March 13, President Donald Trump declared a nationwide emergency concerning the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Soon after, many businesses stopped operations to prevent the spread of the virus. Although necessary, some individuals were left to deal...

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What Happens If You Overstay Your US Visa?

When you enter the US using a visa, you’re given a specific date when you must leave. If you remain in the US after your leave date has passed, you will be in the US unlawfully. This is known as overstaying your visa. The Consequences of Overst...

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3 Upcoming US Immigration Policy Changes for 2020 and Beyond

In 2019, the executive branch of the federal government made many changes to US immigration law and policy. As the Miami Herald reports, some of these changes will take effect in 2020, with others following in 2021.  3 US Immigration Policy Chan...

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