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Karen-Lee Pollak

Karen-Lee Pollak’s Legal Guides

26 total

  • DOMA & Immigration 101: Sponsoring Same-sex Couples For Immigration Benefits

    Before DOMA, U.S. Immigration law did not allow U.S. citizens, permanent residents or non-immigrant visa holders to obtain American immigrant benefits for their same-sex spouses. Bi-national gay couples now have the same immigrant and non-immigrant visa rights as heterosexual married couples.

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  • How Do I Bring My Fiance to the United States?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to legally bring your fiance United States. A K-1 visa or fiance visa is a non immigrant, dual intent visa issued to the fianc or fiance of a United States citizen to enter the United States. A K-1 visa requires a foreigner to m...

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  • How Do I Bring My Spouse to the US?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to bring a spouse to the United States. The Family Based Immigration process is governed by a system of immigrant visas, each of which establishes specific terms and conditions for entering and remaining in the United States. An...

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  • Why Should I Become a US CItizen?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains the beneifts associated with US citizenship.

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  • What is the Diversity Immigrant Visa program (DV Lottery)?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how the Diversity Immigrant Visa program works. The Diversity Immigrant Visa program is a United States congressionally mandated lottery program for receiving a United States Permanent Resident Card. It is also known as the DV Lotte...

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  • Is All Hope Lost If I Have Overstayed My Visa?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains the 245i provision which allows you to apply for a green card if you are in the United States legally.

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  • How to Bring a Family Member to the United States

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to bring a family member to the United States. The Family Based Immigration process is governed by a system of immigrant visas, each of which establishes specific terms and conditions for entering and remaining in the United Sta...

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  • How Do I Bring an Employee to Work in the US?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to legally bring a employee to work in the United States. In order to receive an immigrant visa through employment, you must have a job offer from a U.S. employer, specific education and/or work experience and in some cases ther...

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  • What is an EB-1 Visa?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to bring an employee to work in the United States with an EB-1 visa. The EB-1 is a preference category for United States employment-based permanent residency. It is intended for "priority workers". Those are foreign nationals wh...

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  • How to Qualify for an EB-2 or EB-3 Visa?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to legally bring an employee to the United States. EB-2 is an immigrant visa preference category for United States employment-based permanent residency, created by the Immigration Act of 1990. The category includes "members of t...

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