How Can an Arrest Affect Your Immigration Status?

An arrest can put your immigration status in jeopardy. In fact, sometimes the most serious consequence of an arrest isn’t the fines or the jail time you may face—it’s the threat to your permission to remain in the United States legally. If ...

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Confused About the Right to Seek Asylum?

American immigration law is a confusing subject. Some cases are handled quickly and easily. Others take years and involve many twists and turns. One of the areas that is full of misunderstandings is the right to seek asylum. A Clear Right That Is...

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Immigration Program Raises Racial Profiling Concerns

Human rights experts are asking President Biden to put a stop to a controversial program. The program, Immigration Customs Enforcement 287(g), uses local law enforcement to perform duties normally left to ICE workers. Outsourcing immigration enforce...

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Do I Need an Affidavit of Support for My Green Card?

Along with all the other complex documentation, tax forms and requirements, an Affidavit of Support can be one of the biggest hurdles for immigrants seeking a green card. It's often why many applicants get the help of an experienced immigration lawye...

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What Is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)?

Temporary protected status, or TPS, is a status usually reserved for nationals from countries that are facing severe crises rendering them unsafe to live in. The Department of Homeland Security maintains a list of countries that are on the TPS list;...

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What to Do If the Police Ask About Your Immigration Status

Even if you’re very careful and try to follow all the rules, you may come into contact with the police at a traffic stop, at your home or on your job site. If you do, they may ask about your immigration status. Here’s what to do. Use Your Rig...

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Asylum and Gender-Based Violence

The concept of asylum is intended to protect people who are unfairly persecuted in their home countries. The persecution must be based on certain factors, including race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political o...

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Understanding the Different Types of Immigration Status

United States immigration law is known for being confusing. Many complex processes must be followed and requirements must be met. Even immigration status is complex. There are actually four general types of immigration status, not just one. Her...

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The Lifting of the Title 42 Immigration Rule

Title 42 Policy Set to Be Canceled Early in 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security began a policy of turning away migrants at the border based on Title 42. Basically, Title 42 allows officials to stop immigration based on the danger of th...

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3 Things You Must Do to Obtain a Fiancé(e) Visa

Love knows no boundaries or borders, but the U.S. government certainly does. Perhaps you met someone on an international business trip or even online, and eventually fell in love. Now you’re engaged to be married, but your soon-to-be spouse is a c...

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