EB-5 INVESTMENT IMMIGRATION

EB-5 Investment Immigration (or “EB5”) is an U.S. immigrant visa (“Green Card”) offered to foreign nationals who makes an investment in the United States. To those who have the means, it is among the fastest and most convenient method...

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Can I Get a Green Card under 245(i)

Section 245(i) is an amendment to the adjustment of status provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), first introduced in 1994. Adjustment of status means applying for permanent residency, being interviewed and being approved without leaving the country. Eligibility...

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Can DHS Take Away My Asylum Status ?

Yes they can! While there are many factors which determine whether or not DHS will take such drastic action, all asylees should be aware that asylum is not a permanent status and can be terminated. Section 208(c)(2) of the Immigration...

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What is Operation Fiction Writer

Q: I’ve heard lots of rumors in my community about Operation Fiction Writer, that Immigration is taking away people’s green cards because their attorneys were arrested. What is the true story? Should I be worried? A: Operation Fiction Writer (O.F.W.)...

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How the Supreme Court made it easier to stop your deportation

Deportation proceedings are generally commenced by the issuance to an alien of a Notice to Appear (NTA) in Immigration Court by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 8 U.S. Code 1229(a)) sets down the procedures for DHS to follow in commencing...

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How long will my asylum case take?

No matter what type of immigration matter I am consulted on this question is invariably one of the first ones. It's not surprising, even outside of the immigration world no one wants to have to deal with government agencies...

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The End of Asylum

On November 9th the internet was buzzing with news of the President's latest move to “protect the integrity of our immigration system and our national sovereignty”. The White House website published a “Presidential Proclamation Addressing Mass Migration Through the...

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F, J, M visas: does the new unlawful presence policy affect me?

  One of the most confusing areas of immigration law is the intersection of unlawful presence, the expiry of one's status, and the 3 and 10 year unlawful presence bars. Matters have become even more complicated following revised DHS Policy...

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Do I need a Provisional Waiver?

Many of the calls to our office concern Provisional Waivers and their applicability. Although these special waivers have been around for over five years there is still much confusion and uncertainty surrounding when they are required and under which...

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The President Declares War on the 14th Amendment

Many of our clients were alarmed last week to hear about this administration’s latest assault on America’s immigrant population: modifying the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of birthright citizenship to those born on American soil to exclude children of undocumented immigrants....

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