Low Income? Getting Around the “Public Charge” Designation when Applying for a Green Card

If you have been following the news, you may have heard the term “public charge” in reference to keeping immigrants from obtaining permanent resident status. The Trump administration is supposedly considering new rules that will make it harder for an immigrant to get a green card if they have ever used a range of popular Read more about Low Income? Getting Around the “Public Charge” Designation when Applying for a Green Card[…]

How Long Does the Green Card Petitioning Process Actually Take?

When you finally qualify to apply for a green card, you will probably be counting down the days until you hear back and can finally receive that much-desired document. Which is why one of the most frequent questions we get is, “How long does the green card application process take?!” As you can probably guess, Read more about How Long Does the Green Card Petitioning Process Actually Take?[…]

Three Things You Should Expect from Your Immigration Attorney

Three Things You Should Expect from Your Immigration Attorney

  There are a lot of immigration attorneys out there. How do you know which one to choose? Recommendations of family and friends are always a good way to start. In general, though, here are three attributes that separate great immigration attorneys from the rest. Look for these, and you’ll have a great attorney at Read more about Three Things You Should Expect from Your Immigration Attorney[…]

So You’ve Previously Overstayed Your Visa: Here Are Your Options

If you are ever in the United States on a temporary visa, such as a student, worker, or tourist visa, it is very important for you to follow the time limits on that visa. Why? Because your compliance with the term of your visa can affect your ability to obtain an immigration benefit in the Read more about So You’ve Previously Overstayed Your Visa: Here Are Your Options[…]

Three Most Common Reasons Permanent Residency is Denied

For those applying for permanent residency to the United States, all their hopes and dreams for the future in this country are tied up in their application. That is why it is so hard when the application comes back as denied. In this post, we want to discuss the top three reasons why permanent residency Read more about Three Most Common Reasons Permanent Residency is Denied[…]

Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces: Take Advantage of Parole in Place Rules

Parole in place is somewhat recent government policy that not many people know about. It was passed in 2013 by the Obama administration. In short, it is a special kind of status that allows the immediate undocumented family members of those serving in the United States armed forces the right to reside in the United Read more about Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces: Take Advantage of Parole in Place Rules[…]

The Top 3 Immigration Questions We Get, Answered

  In our daily business of helping people with their immigration issues, we answer a lot of questions. Some questions we get more than others—here are three of the questions that we hear most often, and our answers to them. Can my United States citizen child petition me if I am illegal in this country? Read more about The Top 3 Immigration Questions We Get, Answered[…]