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Karen-Lee Pollak

Karen-Lee Pollak’s Legal Guides

26 total

  • What is the DREAM Act and Deferred Action?

    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.

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  • Deferred Action Eligibility & Requirements

    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.

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  • How to Qualify for an EB-5 Investor Visa?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to get a green card by investing in the United States. The EB-5 or Investor visa is a United States visa created by the Immigration Act of 1990. This visa provides a method of obtaining a green card for foreign nationals who inv...

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  • How to Qualify for an E-2 Investor Visa?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to get a green card by investing in the United States. The E-2 Investor Visa allows an individual to enter and work inside of the United States based on an investment he or she will be controlling, while inside the United States....

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  • What is a L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to work in the United States with an L-1 visa. The L-1 or intracompany transferee visas are non-immigrant visas available to employees of an international company with offices in both the United States and abroad. The visa allow...

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  • How Do I Qualify for an H-1B or Specialty Occupation Visa?

    Immigration attorney Karen-Lee Pollak explains how to legally work in the United States with an H-1B visa. The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa in the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act, section 101(a)(15)(H). It allows US employers to temporarily employ foreign...

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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