All about Penalties for Immigration-Related Marriage Fraud

Immigration marriage fraud can take several forms. When a marriage fraud is discovered, not only might the immigrant face severe immigration consequences, but both members of the married couple may face criminal penalties. But, can it be Marriage Fraud? It is the term used to describe when a foreign-born person marries a U.S. citizen or, […]

What happens to an immigration petition if the sponsor dies?

Well, the process would be more difficult but not impossible. Unlike in past years, when the petitioner always died with the petitioner, currently, you may be able to get a green card. Here are some details you should have in mind to be able to get your Green Card: – Green Card Possibilities for Widows […]

What is Removal Defense?

Removal defense involves representing and advocating for immigrants facing deportation from the United States. Usually, the process consists in appearing before an immigration judge in an immigration court. Most immigrants cannot afford to have an attorney represent them in court. Sadly, legal representation is the single most crucial factor in determining whether someone will win […]

Tips for the Green Card interview process

One of the steps to getting a Green Card is having an interview with your local United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. But what happens at this appointment? This interview is to clarify any doubt that the immigration staff can have and to compare your documents and information.  We give five crucial tips […]

Do you know what Consular Processing is?

Consular processing allows you to apply for an immigrant visa at a U.S. Consulate overseas. This process requires specific documents, forms, and steps, so a lawyer’s help is highly recommended.  This process is when someone applies for a visa outside the United States. This process differs from Adjustment of Status (AOS), used when applying for […]

Understanding U-Visas

The U nonimmigrant status or U-visa is intended for those who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are og help to law enforcement or officials in the investigation and prosecution of criminal activity. Congress created the U nonimmigrant visa in October 2000 under the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act. The process of […]

Do you know when it is necessary to replace your green card?

A Green Card (or Permanent Resident Card) allows you to live and work permanently in the United States. This legal status brings many benefits for you and your family. A frequent question we receive is, When should I renew my Green Card? According to the immigration law, you must replace your Green Card if: Your […]

Categories of Employment Authorization

The United States is one of the world’s greatest powers, with a very solid economy that offers a wide range of job opportunities. Therefore, the workforce is increasingly diverse and globalized. Due to this and other reasons, thousands of people dream of being able to reside in this country. But, what is necessary to come […]

Types of immigration waivers

The immigration process is always stressful for those applying to get legal status in The United States. The case gets more challenging if the application for a visa or residency is denied, or if a deportation is ordered. Generally, applicants think that being denied means that the process is finished, and they lose hope. However, […]

What is Adjustment of Status?

During the first quarter of 2022, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported that 228,133 persons obtained lawful permanent resident status through adjustments to immigration status.  The legal process can cause anxiety for families hoping to attain the American dream of living, working, and enjoying life in the U.S. If you want to extend your […]