Am I Eligible to Apply for a U Visa? | What to Know

A U visa is used by families of crime victims in exchange for helping law enforcement agencies. If you have questions about U visas, do not hesitate to reach out to our experienced New York immigration attorneys today to learn more. What is a U visa? A U visa is crafted for crime victims and […]

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The USCIS is Extending Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have released an update regarding the extension of agency requests. Continue reading to learn more. Contact our firm to learn more about how our legal team can help you. The USCIS is Extending Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the United States […]

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What You Should Know About 212(h) Waivers in New York

Immigrants can lose the opportunity to obtain legal residency in the United States if they have received a criminal conviction. 212(h) waivers, fortunately, can be used by individuals with criminal records that are trying to obtain a Green Card. If you are in this situation, it is in your best interest to reach out to […]

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How Do I Renew My Green Card in New York? | What to Know

A Green Card can be very useful and can open up many different employment opportunities, give you the right to acquire a driver’s license, and allow you to apply for a Social Security card. Also, a Green Card provides admission back into the United States if you leave the country to travel, permitted that you […]

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The USCIS Temporarily Extending Validity Period of Form I-693

Beginning on August 12, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is temporarily extending the validity period for Form I-693 from two years to four years due to COVID-19 delays in processing. This extension has been aimed to provide applicants with more time to complete the required medical examinations for their immigration into the […]

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What to Know About 3-10 Bar Waivers in New York

The United States has strict rules and regulations when it comes to being able to live in the country. People may think that a marriage to a United States citizen can result in lawful residency, however, that is not the case. In some unfortunate cases, immigrants will have to face a 3-10 Year Bar. These […]

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Green Card and Social Security Number Applications Now in One

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that immigrants applying for a green card within the United States are now able to apply for a Social Security number or replacement card within the same application. This new policy can allow immigrants to apply for both their green card and Social Security number with […]

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What to Know About the Naturalization Process in New York

Many immigrants from around the world long to obtain citizenship in the United States, as it may provide them with the freedoms and liberties that they might be missing in their native countries. In order to become a citizen, you must first go through a naturalization process. Continue reading to learn more about the naturalization […]

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Employers May File H-2B Petitions for Returning Workers for 2021

On July 23rd, 2021, USCIS made an announcement regarding H-2B petitions. Read on to learn more about the program and the latest announcement. What is the H-2 Visa Program?  The H-2A and H-2B visa programs allow United States employers to bring foreigners to the country in order to fill temporary agricultural and nonagricultural jobs. Petitions […]

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DACA Updates | What You Need to Know

The DACA program may be at risk. Read on to learn more about the program, its history, and the latest updates. What is the DACA Program? The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created in 2012 in order to provide temporary protection from deportation to qualified individuals who were brought to the United […]

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