Stuart Jonas Reich’s Guides

Stuart Jonas Reich

New York Immigration Attorney.

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  1. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) FAQs

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, almost 2 years ago. STAFF PICK

    In the absence of DREAM Act passage, President Obama has ordered Deferred Action for people who were were brought to the U.S. as children and have no legal status in the U.S. The idea is to help people who are basically stuck here through no fault of their own. Here's some basic info on DACA.

    7 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Nonimmigrant Visa FAQs

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Q: What does "Nonimmigrant" mean? A: Essentially, "nonimmigrant" means "temporary" - a visa that allows a foreign national to be present in the U.S. for a limited period of time for a specific purposes, and normally to travel out of and reenter the U.S. during that period to res...

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Immigration Overview

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Immigration is one of the most complex areas of law, where individuals who often don't speak English as a primary language are somehow expected to understand a complex series of laws and regulations (from various government agencies and courts) which often confound American attor...

    22 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. When Joint Sponsorship is Needed

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    A guide for immigration sponsors who cannot meet the financial support or status/residence requirements for the Affidavit of Support, and those who might assist them.

    13 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. Can a Foreign National Married to a U.S. Citizen Process Abroad if they Can't Adjust Status?

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 3 years ago.

    If unlawful entry prevents adjustment her ein the U.S. and not 245(i)-eligible, can they process abroad? In theory, yes - but many people will not be able to do this as a practical matter. Being in

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. Can the Green Card be Taken Away if the Foreign National Married Fraudulently?

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 3 years ago.

    If it turns out that the foreign national only married the U.S. citizen to get permanent residence, can permanent residence be rescinded? Yes, although this is an unusual occurrence. USCIS does not m

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  7. Can the Foreign National Work and Travel While the Marriage-Based Green Card Case is Pending?

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 3 years ago.

    Can the foreign national work and travel while the case is pending? The foreign national will almost always be able to work legally within a few months of filing (this of course requires that an Empl

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  8. Must the Couple Stay Married for the Foreign National to Get or Retain Permanent Residence?

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 3 years ago.

    Can a foreign national get and keep permanent residence based on marriage to a U.S. citizen if the marriage ends? The answer depends on where the application is in the process at the time the marriag

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. What impact does length of a marriage have on a Marriage-Based green card case?

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 3 years ago.

    Does the length of time a couple is married have any effect on the process? Yes. If the couple is married for less than two years at the time of the interview, and the case is approved, only Conditio

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. Can a Foreign National without an Approved Visa "Volunteer" for the New Employer?

    Written by attorney Stuart Reich, about 3 years ago.

    Can a foreign national who has timely applied for a new work visa work without pay or "volunteer" for the company? No. "Employment" for these purposes doesn't just mean getting paid; if the individua

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

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