Recently a potential client entered our office distraught. She had just received notice that her completely lawful marriage had raised a number of red flags and that immigration had called her back... more
A "common law marriage" is one in which the parties hold themselves out as a husband and wife, and the law LEGALLY deems them married WITHOUT a marriage license or ceremony. Florida doesn't allow... more
Not every persecution warrants protection by the U.S. law. Instead, following international law, U.S. asylum jurisprudence recognizes only five enumerated grounds, Membership in a Social Group and... more
To obtain a certified copy of a marriage license, the license must have been issued by the Fairfax Circuit Court. The certified copy can be obtained either in person or by mail.
To obtain a copy in... more
What Is The Stokes Interview?
When a husband and wife did not convince an immigration officer that their marriage was real at their first green card interview (adjustment of status interview) they... more
WHAT TO EXPECT AT A GREEN CARD - ADJUSTMENT INTERVIEW AND HOW TO PREPARE FOR IT.
ARRIVING AT THE
IMMIGRATION OFFICE - STEP 1
Be sure to arrive at the immigration
office printed on your adjustment... more
The enactment of the Marriage
Equality Act in 2011, made it so that same-sex couples are finally granted the
right to marry. For the first time in history, gay couples in New York can
enjoy in the... more
To obtain a copy by mail, the customer must either complete the Marriage License Copy Request form or prepare a written request providing the date of the marriage, the name of the groom and maiden... more
So you filed for your spouse, and now finally the interview day has arrived. What can you expect ?
The interview process is usually pretty straight forward. You should print out and take a copy of... more
While the use of sperm donation allows same sex female couples to build their families, there are many legal pitfalls that can arise in the process. Same sex couples should always consult with an... more