Senate Democrats to Include Immigration in Their Economic Agenda Bill

The Senate Democrats have made a case to include a path to legalization for millions of immigrants in their $3.5 trillion bill to expand the country’s social safety net. In a meeting with the Senate’s Parliamentarian, Elizabeth McDonough, Democrats argued for their plan to give around 8 million immigrants the chance to apply for Green […]

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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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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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How the Nomination of Ur Jaddou Can Help Immigrants in the U.S.

The immigration process over the past few years has been nothing short of stressful for those going through it. With the pandemic, delays in visas and work permits have impacted many immigrants’ abilities to work and make a living. However, recent changes have been made to the United States Citizen and Immigration Sevices this past […]

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What is an Investor Visa? | What You Need to Know

There are a number of different reasons someone might wish to immigrate to the U.S. As a result, there are different ways to do so. One way to enter the United States is with an investor visa. Read on to learn more about the program. What is an Investor Visa? An investor visa, also known […]

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is Preserved

With the election of a new U.S. president and the recent transition of power, a lot of changes are going to be made. Some of these changes have already been put into motion. In addition, many of these changes will have to do with immigration laws. In fact, on January 20, 2021, President Joseph Biden […]

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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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