Alexander Joseph Segal’s Guides

Alexander Joseph Segal

New York Immigration Attorney.

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  1. Traveling on Advance Parole

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 1 year ago.

    Can an individual who has overstayed his original visa in the USA or otherwise been present illegally in the USA for many years, travel abroad and return to pursue adjustment of status application, which had been pending with USCIS on the day of the travel?

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  2. Sexual Orientation as a Social Group.

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 1 year ago.

    Not every persecution warrants protection by the U.S. law. Instead, following international law, U.S. asylum jurisprudence recognizes only five enumerated grounds, Membership in a Social Group and specifically, sexual orientation is one of them. it was not like that always.

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  3. EXTREME HARDSHIP. HOW EXTREME IT REALLY IS?

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 1 year ago.

    Extreme Hardship is a legal standard utilized in U.S. immigration law. It applies to some situations when certain unlawful activities of the noncitizen have made him or her inadmissible into the United States. From practical prospective, when a noncitizen is inadmissible, he or she would not be elig

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  4. Adjustment of Status

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 1 year ago.

    When the applicant meets the preconditions attached to his or her nonimmigrant status while in the USA, he or she is not required to travel to their country of citizenship to finalize their application for permanent residency in the United States.

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  5. Immigration Options for Foreign Investors

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 1 year ago.

    EB-5 - FIFTH PREFERENCE Become a permanent resident through investment. Immigrant petitions of foreign investors, also known as the EB-5 immigrant visas, have successfully helped many immigrants and their families move to America permanently while contributing to creation of n...

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  6. Family Based Immigration

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 3 years ago.

    One method of obtaining lawful permanent residency is through a qualifying relative who is either a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident. United States citizens and lawful permanent residents can help their qualifying foreign relatives in petitioning for lawfu...

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  7. Employment Based Residency

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 3 years ago.

    Employment-Based Permanent Residency The United States makes approximately 140,000 immigrant visas available each fiscal year for aliens as well as their spouses and children who wish to immigrate to the United States based on their occupational skills. An individual needs th...

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  8. Relief Under the United Nation Convention Against Torture

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 3 years ago.

    An individual who fears that he or she would be tortured by or at the initiation of or with the consent or acquiescence of a public official or other person acting in an official capacity if returned to their country of origin may qualify for relief under the United Nations C...

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  9. Deportation and Removal Defense

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 3 years ago.

    One of the most difficult and highly complex areas of immigration law is deportation and removal proceedings. Often an individuals most important rights are at stake in Deportation or Removal Proceedings their ability to live and work in the United States is at jeopardy. Hir...

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  10. Withholding of Removal from the USA

    Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 3 years ago.

    Under U.S. law, the U.S. Government cannot return an alien to a country where that alien's life or freedom would be threatened, because of the alien's race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion. Withholding of removal is only ava...

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