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Arek Alexander Nizamian

Arek Nizamian’s Legal Guides

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  • New Visa Processing Guidelines in Turkey

    Recently the U.S. Consulate in Turkey has implemented a New and Improved U.S. Visa Processing Arrangements to better accommodate those whom wish to travel to the U.S. As of December 19, 2012: Akbank will collect visa application fees for U.S Embassy Ankara and U.S. Consulate Gen...

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  • How do I post my Bond if I am in Detention

    HOW DO I POST MY BOND? If the Immigration Judge has granted you Bond and has required you to post a Bond, you MUST post the Bond with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within five- (5) business days form the date of the order. Please review the Immigration Ju...

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  • I Have an Emergency....How Do I Get Faster Service?

    With the recent civil unrest in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East, many of our clients have expressed a genuine need to have their pending applications expedited. Bringing over a loved one duringa time of crisis in ones home country can beofutmost importance for anyone. Be...

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  • Family Based Sponsorship. What you need to Know.

    Generally, a U.S. citizen can sponsor a foreign relative to live in this country as long as the correct steps are followed. This involves filing a petition with the proper service center and providing supporting documentation and requisite proof of a bona fide relationship. In ge...

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    Permanent resident status is not automatically lost by a lengthy absence abroad, but an extended absence is one factor that is taken into account by the Immigration Service in judging the aliens intentions. The key factor is the aliens intentions, but a mere statement of intent t...

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  • The Labor Certification Process (PERM)

    What is Labor Certification? "Labor certification" is the most widely used employment-based opportunity for obtaining a green card. Labor certification requires a U.S. employer to prove that there are no minimally qualified U.S. workers for the position. Once the U.S. Department ...

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  • Affidavit of Support Rules and Responsbilities

    What is an Affidavit of Support & Who is Required to Be a Sponsor? If you are bringing a relative to live permanently in the United States, you must accept legal responsibility for financially suppor

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