Marriage to a US citizen gives some aliens a way to get a green card - Permanent Resident status in the United States - through a complex process called "adjustment of status". But the marriage... more
This is a set of requirements that can be used as a checklist when petitioning for VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) protection. This is something you should further consult with your immigration... more
Abuse is not just physical. In fact, the level of harm needed to obtain residency based on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is not limited to physical abuse.
To obtain residency under VAWA,... more
For my Hillsborough County criminal defense friends,I offer the following:
You will face clients with three different citizenship statuses. You will have clients who are US citizens. You will have... more
Chargeability and Cross Chargeability
Visa Chargeability refers to which country you belong, when applying for a Green Card. Generally, your visa number is charged to the country in which you were... more
Federal immigration officials have released hundreds of detainees from detention centers around the country in recent days in a highly unusual effort to save money as automatic budget cuts loom in... more
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.
To be eligible... more