A frequent question on here is whether a marriage will save a person who entered illegally or entered the country without inspection (EWI) from returning back from his or her home country. The general answer is no. A spouse still must return their homeland to obtain final appro...
Please refer to my other guide providing a brief overview of the L-1 visa.
An L-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa document used to enter and work in the United States for a period of up to seven years. L-1 visas are available to employees of an international company with offices in both a home country and the United States, or which intends to open a new o...
Illegal entry is the act of foreign nationals arriving in or crossing U.S. borders into the U.S. without inspection, in violation of U.S. immigration law. Individuals entering the U.S. without inspection (EWI) face a severe penalty/difficulty if they apply for for adjustment of status (green card)
Citizens of Canada or Mexico may work in a professional occupation in the U.S. provided that each of the following job requirements are met. Part 2 of a 3 part series on TN Visa.
Under the TN visa, citizens of Canada and Mexico, and NAFTA professionals, are permitted to work in the U.S. in a professional occupation if certain conditions are met. Refer to Part 2 for Work requirements and extension issues. This section deals with the Qualifications of the visa only.
A N-14 document is a request for information during the Naturalization interview process. In an ideal Interview, you will be asked questions about your application and background, a few questions to ensure you meet all the eligibility requirements, and if you have an attorney wit...
Can a person be deported without a hearing? In other words, is a hearing a matter of right when a person is subject to removal. The answer is, as it usually is, it depends. A removal may generally be initiated by three methods: an expedited removal, a removal hearing, and a summary removal.
These 10 questions serve as a foundation when discussing your removal case with a prospective attorney. Note: this list is not exclusive, and your attorney may request additional information relevant to your specific case.
Asylum is a form of relief and protection granted to an individual who has left their native country as a refugee. In the U.S. there are 2 ways an individual may seek asylum. An individual may seek asylum affirmatively, through USCIS or defensively, when in removal proceedings.