Foreign nationals are responsible for their attorney’s fees unless they are successful on an Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) claim. A recent First Circuit Court of Appeals case awarded attorney’s
When a couple has been married for less than two years, the foreigner will be issued conditional permanent residency. The green card will expire in two years. Thus, the foreign national must file Fo
Asylum hearings in Immigration Court are among the more difficult processes. The basic role of the government attorney is to find the pitfalls in the applicant’s case. Thus, It is essential to hire
No one ever has truly extra income. It is a mistake, however, to apply for immigration benefits in a difficult case without an attorney. In situations where the expertise of a skilled professional
The Dept. of Homeland Security has a new process to the spouses, children and parents of members of the armed forces and veterans. In short, these persons can obtain a green card even if they entered
In the always-evolving area of asylum law, a new unpublished case from the Board of Immigration Appeals has broadened the definition of a “particular social group” yet again to persons who suffer a mental illness.
Most people mistakenly believe that once foreigners obtain their green card, their immigration problems are over. Actually, the process of applying for U.S. citizenship can be the most difficult. Immigration reviews naturalization applications thoroughly.
This week, asylum applicants were served a huge victory in a lawsuit that had been pending for over a year. The following is a description of the three major changes asylum applicants can expect as of December 3, 2013:
In Wizard of Oz, Dorothy sang on her frightening walk along the yellow-brick road. Similarly, the road from asylum applicant to asylee is equally difficult for foreign nationals. With few documents to prove their claim, they fear return to a scary country if their story is not believed.
In January 2013, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new process known as the provisional waiver. It helps foreigners who have been living without authorization in the United States to obtain residency, if they are the immediate relatives of U.S. citizens. Previously,...