The Importance of Maintaining Your Immigration Status

Obtaining legal status in the U.S. is an amazing milestone. Yet, that legal status will only last for the duration of your visa or as long as you fulfill the requirements asked of you during your stay. Failure to maintain your immigration status wi...

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4 Reasons You May Receive a Green Card Application Denial

Applying for a green card (lawful permanent residence) is an important step in remaining in the United States. Yet, the green card process can also be overwhelming, especially if your application gets denied. Here we discuss the most common reasons...

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Who Is Eligible for Temporary Protected Status?

The United States offers protection to those from other countries who believe they’re in danger should they return home. Through temporary protected status (TPS), individuals escaping ongoing armed conflicts such as war, disasters such a...

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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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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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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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