USCIS Modifies H-1B Selection Process to Prioritize Wages

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is making changes to the H-1B selection process. What is H-1B? H-1B is a temporary visa offered to people with specialty occupations, DOD cooperative research and development project workers, and fashion models. Who is Eligible? Some requirements for a specialty occupation include: Theoretical and practical application of a […]

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USCIS Biometrics Appointments are Delayed

COVID-19 has majorly impacted people all over the world. The pandemic has been especially hard on those who are attempting to obtain American citizenship. For example, we have seen tax-paying immigrants denied stimulus checks because they do not have social security numbers. Now, the Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced continued delays when it […]

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Mixed-Status Families Eligible for Stimulus Check

Stimulus checks have been a large source of controversy. People have been anxiously awaiting to find out if and when they would receive another stimulus check. Things have been especially complicated for mixed-status families. During the first round, families of mixed-status were denied stimulus. This means if you were a United States Citizen married to […]

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What is a Bar Waiver?

Individuals who were in the United States illegally and had to leave the country may be denied reentry. When this happens, they may be barred upon return. In these situations, it is important to retain the services of an experienced New York immigration attorney to provide assistance.  What are 3 & 10-Year Bars? When a […]

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What Do I Do if I Lose My Green Card?

Obtaining a Green Card is a lengthy process that results in a foreign individual becoming a permanent resident in the United States. While the idea is grand, physically speaking, it is just a simple card. This can make it easy to lose. However, individuals with a Green Card are required to keep it on them […]

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What Do I Need to Know About Employment Authorization Documents?

There are many reasons why people come to the United States. A common reason is employment. In order to work in the county, immigrants need certain documentation. This is possible through an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). These are not always easy to receive or keep, so it is important to retain the services of an […]

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What Should I Know About Conditional Residency in the United States?

When a person is given conditional residency in the United States, they are required to “remove the conditions” in order to stay in the country as a permanent resident. There are many things that an individual must know about applying for permanent residency. Continue reading below to educate yourself on the topic and contact an […]

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How Can I Defend Myself Against Deportation?

When people come to the United States from all over the world, they do so in an effort to have a better life. It is because of this that the threat of deportation can be frightening. This may be the case in the event that an individual is facing criminal charges or if their status […]

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USCIS Updates Process to Accept Abroad Relatives Petitions

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is in the middle of its effort to adjust its international footprint in order to increase efficiencies. As part of this, the processing for Form I-130, also known as the Petition for Alien Relative, changed beginning on February 1. If you find yourself impacted by these changes, […]

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What are the Benefits of Becoming a United States Citizen?

Immigrants come to the United States for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they are temporary and other times people come with the intention of staying permanently and becoming a citizen. Individuals who come to the United States and obtain citizenship are granted certain rights and opportunities that they would not have elsewhere. Continue reading and […]

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