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Kevin R Leeper

Kevin Leeper’s Legal Guides

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  • Dream Act - Almost: FAQ's Regarding President Obama's Announcement

    Frequently Asked Questions Who is eligible to receive deferred action under the Departments new directive?Pursuant to the Secretarys June 15, 2012 memorandum, in order to be eligible for deferred action, individuals must: Have come to the United States under the age of sixteen;...

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  • Should you apply for Naturalization?

    The short answer is "Yes!" I always advise my eligible clients to apply for Naturalization as soon as they are able. Being a lawful permanent resident (green card) carries with it a lot of exposure, liabiity and restriction. By becoming a naturalized citizen you can avoid potent...

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  • Defenses to Deportation

    If you have been caught by Immigration, all is not lost. There are several defenses to deportaion (removal) that you and your lawyer can deploy should you find yourself in that situation. The Immigration and Nationality Act provides a number of avenues of relief. The most common ...

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  • H1-B Visa for Employment in the U.S.

    The H-1B visa is designed to attract highly skilled professionals in a specialty occupation to work in the U.S. on a temporary basis. In an H-1B application process, the employer is the petitioner, while the alien worker is the beneficiary.The U.S. employer must offer employment...

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  • The Basics of Obtaining a Green Card Through Marriage

    Although it is the most common method of obtaining permanent residence, the process has a few pitfalls of which you need to be aware. This guide outlines the basic requirements. This guide is viewed with the understanding that both parties are already in the United States.

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