Update: New U.S. Citizenship Test is Longer and More Difficult

As you may know, there are many different steps one must take to become a citizen of the United States. One requirement is passing a citizenship test. This test is used to ensure that immigrants have basic knowledge of the English language and U.S. History. Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security announced plans […]

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Potential Restoration of DACA | What to Know

Recently, a federal district judge ordered the Trump administration to fully reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. So, what is the DACA Program? What happened to it? What changes are to come? Read on to learn more about the potential restoration of the program. June 12th, 2012 The Secretary of Homeland Security […]

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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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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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