Legal Advice for Immigration Status — 553 results
Written by attorney Robert Webber, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
I-140 petition must be approved; and To qualify for AC21 portability, a foreign national must be the beneficiary of an APPROVED labor certification application (stage 1 of the green card... more
Written by attorney Shah Peerally, almost 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Filing for deferred action has been outlined by the USCIS. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you will need to file Form I-821D, Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization,... more
Written by attorney Dhenu Savla, over 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Immigrants assume that if their employer is sponsoring their application, there is no need for another immigration attorney. Often they are afraid of having to pay high fees to get their... more
Written by attorney Stuart Reich, almost 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
In the absence of DREAM Act passage, President Obama has ordered Deferred Action for people who were were brought to the U.S. as children and have no legal status in the U.S. The idea is... more
Written by attorney Leslie E Dahan, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is Optional Practical Training? Optional Practical Training ("OPT") is a benefit granted to foreign students in the US who hold F-1 student visa status (the most common visa status... more
Written by attorney Alexander Segal, over 1 year ago.
When the applicant meets the preconditions attached to his or her nonimmigrant status while in the USA, he or she is not required to travel to their country of citizenship to finalize their... more
Written by attorney Irene Vaisman, over 1 year ago.
The announcements of this week made millions of people, their families and legal representatives very happy and hopeful. After all, it is the closest we came to meaningfully discuss the... more
Written by attorney Linda Yin Liang, over 1 year ago.
An Adjustment of Status is a process where a foreigner (alien) applies for permanent residence (green card) while in US concurrently or after receiving approval of immigration visa.
Written by attorney Jason Lorenzon, over 2 years ago.
Law Tips: Immigration: Non-immigrant Visas, Immigrant Visas and Staying in Status
The Immigration system in the United States is a difficult and cumbersome system. Immigration is riddled... more
Written by attorney Lea McDermid, about 2 months ago.
This guide will provide a quick overview to the ways in which a person can obtain permanent residence in the U.S. (a green card) based on their relationship to a family member. USEFUL... more