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Carl Shusterman’s Legal Guides

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  • Asylum Based on Race

    You may apply for asylum based on race even if you have not been individually targeted, if your home country’s laws or norms create an environment of racial discrimination that violates the basic valu

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  • Naturalization Through Military Service

    Immigrants who have served in the US Armed Forces during a time of hostilities are eligible for expedited naturalization. The Bascis Those that have served honorably since September 11, 2001 are eligi

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  • Asylum Based on Membership in a Particular Social Group

    You qualify for asylum in the US if you have been persecuted or have a “well-founded fear of persecution” in your country based on (1) political opinion, (2) religion, (3) race, (4) nationality, or (5

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  • Asylum Based on Religion

    If you have a well-founded fear that you may be persecuted in your country based on your religious beliefs, you may be eligible for asylum in the US. Religious persecution can take many forms and y

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  • Political Asylum

    Are you eligible for Political Asylum? Are you eligible for political asylum? You can obtain political asylum in the US if you can demonstrate that you have a well-founded fear of persecution if you

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  • US Immigration For Registered Nurses: Free Legal Assistance

    Are you are foreign-born Registered Nurse looking for a job in the US? Our law firm can introduce you to a hospital in the US which is sponsoring RNs for temporary visas and green cards. The hospital

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  • EADs for H-4 Spouses

    On May 26, 2015, certain H-4 spouses became eligible to apply for EAD work permit. Former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) answers the most commonly-asked questions about this process. Frequently Asked

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  • President Obama's New Immigration Policy

    Description of President Obama's New Immigration Policy includes expansion of the DACA program and the Deferred Action Reform for parents or USCs and LPRs. New Policy On November 20, 2014, President O

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  • H-1B Temporary Work Visas

    Immigration Attorney Carl Shusterman (Former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) explains how to qualify for an H-1B temporary work visa. H-1B temporary work visas are for foreign-born professionals, such

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  • Understanding the Visa Bulletin: Family-Based Categories

    Attorney Shusterman describes family-based immigration categories: 1 Unmarried adult sons and daughters of US citizens, 2A spouses and children of lawful permanent residents,2B unmarried adult sons or daughters of legal permanent residents, 3 married sons and daughters of US citi...

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