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Immigration Consequences of Electing President Donald Trump

Immigration Consequences of Electing President Donald Trump

Published on November 10, 2016 · Written by  · 0 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

Of course, we cannot know what actions President Trump will take until he takes them. And we don’t know when he may take action. Predictions this early are not reliable, but here are some thoughts. Muslim Ban It’s likely that immigration of refugees from Arab countries will be suspended. It […] continue reading »

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October 2015 Visa Bulletin – Good News for Families

October 2015 Visa Bulletin – Good News for Families

Published on October 16, 2016 · Written by  · 10 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

The Visa Bulletin for October 2015 marks a shift in immigration policy, benefiting certain family members of U.S. citizens and green card holders. Now, there is a 2-chart system that benefits foreigners who are already in the U.S. and will be processing green cards stateside. The chart system is a […] continue reading »

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Family Sponsored Preferences

Family Sponsored Preferences

Published on October 16, 2016 · Written by  · 0 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

The Department of State just updated family sponsored preference categories for extended family members. The idea is that immediate family members such as parents, spouses and minor children of U.S. citizens can immigrate to the U.S. in a matter of months. Find updated dates for filing applications and priority dates […] continue reading »

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I-601A Provisional Waiver Expanded to Include Immediate Relatives of U.S. citizens and Green Card Holders

I-601A Provisional Waiver Expanded to Include Immediate Relatives of U.S. citizens and Green Card Holders

Published on August 9, 2016 · Written by  · 0 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

The USCIS immigration agency expands eligibility for an I-601A provisional waiver. The main advantage of the expansion is that permanent resident green card holders (LPR’s) may now help foreign spouses or children qualify for the I-601A provisional waiver.  Until now, only U.S. citizens could help a foreign spouse or child obtain […] continue reading »

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Marriage Fraud Results in Deportation

Marriage Fraud Results in Deportation

Published on May 2, 2016 · Written by  · 1 comment
 · In category Immigration Blog

A foreigner who enters into a fake marriage commits a crime. If convicted, the crime is a basis for removal from the U.S. In Ashraf v. Lynch (PDF), (8th Circuit 4/22/16), Ashraf was charged with removability under 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(A)(i) as an alien who has been convicted of a […] continue reading »

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DAPA arguments before the US Supreme Court

DAPA arguments before the US Supreme Court

Published on April 18, 2016 · Written by  · 0 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

Oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court was held yesterday concerning DAPA and Expanded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). There is promise that the U.S. Supreme Court will allow DAPA to proceed and reject the injunction issued in against the U.S. government in the Texas suit (United States v […] continue reading »

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Antonin Scalia School of Law Renamed

Antonin Scalia School of Law Renamed

Published on April 15, 2016 · Written by  · 4 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

Following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, George Mason University named it’s law school in his honor: Antonin Scalia School of Law (or the “ASS of Law”). Upon realizing its mistake, the university renamed the school as Antonin Scalia Law School. Justice Scalia was famous for his […] continue reading »

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San Bernardino Slayings: Did Tashfeen Malik Slip Through on a K1 Fiancee Visa?

San Bernardino Slayings: Did Tashfeen Malik Slip Through on a K1 Fiancee Visa?

Published on December 4, 2015 · Written by  · 1 comment
 · In category Immigration Blog

There has been much chatter about the need for tighter immigration security. Tashfeen Malik is the Pakistani woman who entered the U.S. on a K1 fiancee visa and was involved in San Bernardino massacre on December 2. Some advocates push to terminate the K1 visa program. K1 fiancee visa applicants are […] continue reading »

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Foreign Spouses and Minor Children of Green Card Holders Can Immigrate to the U.S. Quickly

Foreign Spouses and Minor Children of Green Card Holders Can Immigrate to the U.S. Quickly

Published on November 20, 2015 · Written by  · 6 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

It generally takes added time for a Green Card holder to immigrate a foreign spouse or minor child who is under the age of 21 years. The added time is intended by the U.S. Department of State to help slow down what is referred to as chain migration. Immediate relatives […] continue reading »

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Kerry v. Din: What’s Left for the Family?

Kerry v. Din: What’s Left for the Family?

Published on June 18, 2015 · Written by  · 0 comments
 · In category Immigration Blog

In Kerry v. Din, 576 U.S. (2015), the U.S. Supreme Court just decided that the U.S. consulate in Islamabad does not need to inform a U.S. citizen wife why her husband was denied an immigrant spouse visa. The grounds were based on National Security interests under 8 USC §1182(a)(3)(B). Din’s husband […] continue reading »

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