The green card marriage interview can be stressful, so knowing what to expect is important. There are also some things you can do to make it run a lot more smoothly. Here’s what you need to know. Both you and your spouse need to go. They’ll want to interview both of you, so you both…

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The Migrant Protection Protocol Policy (MPP) left over 70,000 asylum seekers stranded in Mexico. Now, President Joe Biden is taking steps to address the cases of 25,000 of them. Migrants who already have an active, ongoing case in US courts will be allowed to re-enter the US and get their hearing before a judge. They…

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With the inauguration just days away, President-Elect Joe Biden has announced he will be sending an ambitious immigration bill to Congress. He has also pledged to make immigration his top concern for his first ten days in office. He will use his executive authority to extend DACA protections. His executive authority does carry a lot…

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If you’re keeping up with the news then you know that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the Trump Administration’s ban on immigrants without health insurance. This comes after the courts had issued an injunction keeping the ban from going into effect. Theoretically this would deny visa applications to any immigrants who didn’t…

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A work visa can absolutely be a valid path to a green card. Yet it is not an easy path. Supplies of employment-based green cards are limited. Only 140,000 of these visas are available every year. This may mean years of waiting, which means developing a relationship with an employer-sponsor who will continue to look…

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Immigration is not a DIY proposition…at least, not if you want to be successful. Those who attempt to do it themselves often encounter needless delays and frustrations at best and fail to meet their immigration goals at worst.  Here are three reasons why hiring an immigration attorney is likely to be your best bet as…

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A “public charge” rule has been part of immigration law for over 100 years. Most immigrants who want to become permanent residents have always had to prove they would not become a burden on the country.  Yet the Trump Administration expanded many of the programs that would allow Homeland Security and USCIS to deny applications. …

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There are few things more frightening than finding immigration enforcement at your door. Yet you aren’t helpless in this situation. You do have rights, you just have to remember to exercise them. In fact, the more you exercise your rights, and the more effectively you do so, the stronger your case is likely to be…

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