A new Executive Order by the Obama Administration will make it easier for illegal aliens to obtain permanent residency if they have immediate relatives who are U.S. Citizens. Scheduled to go into... more
A new regulation allows certain immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who are in the US illegally to apply for a waiver of unlawful presence BEFORE leaving to apply for their immigrant visa abroad.... more
What is the U visa program?
Under the U visa program, a non-citizen who is the victim of a certain crimes and who cooperates with the police may be able to apply for temporary legal status. A person... more
The EB-5 gtreen card is available to immigrants seeking to enter the United States in order to invest in a new commercial enterprise that will benefit the US economy and create at least 10 full-time... more
Every year thousands of immigrants successfully navigate the US immigration system and receive their green card.With so many people choosing that route, it is easy to think the path to green card is... more
The first step in filing a Petition for Review is to file the initial Notice. This initial notice must be filed with in 30 days of the final order entered by the B.I.A. of Immigration Court. This... more
Frequently Asked Questions about Deferred Action, also known as DREAM youth benefits.
If you are between 15 and 30 years old and have been in the US for at least 5 years, and since before turning 16... more
By Thomas Esparza, Immigration Specialist
On June 15, 2012, DHS announced that certain young people who entered the U.S.
before age 16 will no longer be removed from the United States. Qualifying... more
PROVISIONAL WAIVERS (FORM I-601A). A lot has been talked about the provisional waiver. This newsletter will explain what a provisional waiver is and its impact on immigrant visa processing. On March... more