Karen-Lee Pollak’s Guides

Karen-Lee Pollak

Dallas Immigration Attorney.

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

    Written by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, 9 months ago. STAFF PICK

    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.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Deferred Action Eligibility & Requirements

    Written by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK

    President Obama has declared that certain young people who qualify may receive deferred action on deportation based on the DREAM Act requirements. There are five basic requirements that must be met by those who want to be considered for deferred action.

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. What is the DREAM Act and Deferred Action?

    Written by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago. STAFF PICK

    The DREAM Act would provide for conditional legal residency and educational opportunities for tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States before age 16. Find out who benefits from it, Deferred Action, and how to file for Deferred Action.

    8 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. How to Become a Naturalized US Citizen (Permanent Residents with no Special Circumstances)

    Written by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK

    This guide explains the process of becoming a US Citizen if you are a permanent resident who has no special circumstances.

    9 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. How Do I Bring My Fiance to the United States?

    Video posted by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago.

    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...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. How Do I Bring My Spouse to the US?

    Video posted by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago.

    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...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Why Should I Become a US CItizen?

    Video posted by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago.

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

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

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

    Video posted by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago.

    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...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. Is All Hope Lost If I Have Overstayed My Visa?

    Video posted by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago.

    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.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. How to Bring a Family Member to the United States

    Video posted by attorney Karen-Lee Pollak, over 1 year ago.

    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...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful