This guide will help you decide which of the waivers is best for you to help file an I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Permanent Residence, i.e. to renew your two-year conditional resident... more
Foreign national who obtain green cards based on marriage to a U.S. citizen, receive conditional permanent residency if the green card is issued before the second wedding anniversary. This means... more
Yesterday, June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court affirmed that there is no constitutional reason for the federal government to discriminate against married couples on account of their sexual orientation.... more
An interview with an embassy official can be daunting. However, breaking the interview down into the following steps will help create a (relatively) stress-free experience.
Step 1: Hire an attorney.... 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
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
Embassy interviews based on marriage to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident have no guarantee of approval, and consular officers have great discretion to approve or deny an immigrant visa.... more
The Administrative Appeals Office (known as the AAO) handles appeals of certain U.S.C.I.S. Decisions. The reasons for review can be both factual and legal.In some situations, this office is as far... more
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