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Kevin Lawrence Dixler

Kevin Dixler’s Legal Guides

26 total

  • What is the AAO? "Official AAO Processing Times" and what do these mean?

    The Administrative Appeals Office (known as the AAO) handles appeals of certain U.S.C.I.S. Decisions. The reasons for review can be both factual and legal.In some situations, this office is as far as you can go with review, so it is best to have an attorney review to see if an...

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  • Obama's Deferred Action: When to Hire Counsel - An Update 7/6/2012

    There is much excitement around President Obama's June 15 deferred action announcement. Some lawyers and those engaged in the questionable practice of law are advertising this fact, hoping to attract new clients. Today, the Obama Administrationcancelled a teleconference schedul...

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  • Is There an Obama Immigration Amnesty? Why the Television News is Wrong.

    The simple answer is no. It is a Morton Memo attemptsto control an overcrowded deportation court. Actually, thereneverwas a true immigration amnesty in U.S. History. Programs called Legalization and Registration disqualified many applicants, as well. Unfortunately, a few immigrat...

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  • K-2 Children of Fiance No Longer Age Out at 21 y.o.! Matter of Hieu Trung LE

    Congratulations Lisa York on Matter of Hieu Trung LE! Those who turned 21 before K-2 Adjustment and were denied adjustment should contact an experienced Immigration Attorney. This helps an untold number of K-2 visa holders who remained in the U.S. in spite of the situation. The...

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  • Immigration Advocacy: Don't Use the "I Word" to Describe Your Status, No One Is 'illegal!'

    The media often misuse the words "amnesty" and "illegal." These words are often viewed as negative and offensive. In politics, the word "amnesty" to describe immigration proposals can doom it from the beginning! The media too often desensitizes the public. The media unreasonably ...

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  • Edinburgh, Scotland -Report of Birth to U.S. Citizen in Scotland & Derivative U.S. Citizenship Issue

    The Consulate General, Edinburgh provides services to residents of Scotland. This is an adaptation of the information provided at the website. If the parent of a U. S. Citizen resides in England or Wales, then they must apply at the U. S. Embassy in London. If parents are U.S...

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  • Sailing Away: 10 Reasons Immigration Marriage Applicants Waste Money, Get Denied, or Deported

    Applicants File But Don't Qualify Even if Married to a U.S. Citizen Too many foreigners think that once they marry, file applications, and U.S.C.I.S. issues a receipt, then the application is approve

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  • U.S.C.I.S. Chicago District Office - A Few Facts

    The Chicago District Office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service is located at 101 W. Congress Parkway in Chicago. This is the green and white building at the Southwest Corner of Clark and Congress. The entrance is located at the corner. All visitors must consent to a ...

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  • Immigration Court - Chicago, Illinois

    The Immigration Court in Chicago is also known as the Executive Office of Immigration Review ("E.O.I.R."). The Chicago E.O.I.R. is located at 55 E. Monroe on the 19th Floor. This court covers foreigners who live in Illinois, Wisconsin and a significant portion of Indiana. These i...

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  • What is Non Permanent Resident Cancellation of Removal? When and How Can I Qualify?

    Non-Permanent cancellation is an extreme form of relief for those who have lived in the U.S. for ten years or more, but never had lawful permanent resident status. Applicants who entered with or without a visa may be able to file if they are being charged with deportation in remo...

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