Category: US Immigration

How To Get Advance Parole

by | September 29, 2015 | US Immigration

For you to be able to re-enter once you left the US, you must have an advance parole granted before you left the country. This is necessary if you are holding a non-immigrant visa or if you have a pending permanent resident application. Without it, you will not be permitted to re-enter the country unless […]

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The Social Security Number and Card

by | September 22, 2015 | US Immigration

Are you wondering why the US Government requires immigrants to secure a social security card or number? Social Security Number is very important in getting a job, acquiring social security benefits and in receiving some other government services. The Social Security Number is a 9 digit number assigned to individuals by the US government to […]

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False Claim to U.S. Citizenship

A recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals has put a light on the dangers of falsely claiming United States Citizenship. INA Section 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) states that any alien who falsely represents themselves to a U.S. citizen for any purpose or benefit will be inadmissible into the United States and removed from the United […]

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US Immigration: Lawfully Admitted

by | May 29, 2015 | US Immigration

The term “lawfully admitted” into the United States is an important term in U.S. immigration law. A person who has been lawfully admitted are accorded more benefits than individuals who entered the United States without inspection. Those who are lawfully admitted are provided benefits such as additional rights in removal proceedings, the right to adjust […]

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Employment Authorization for H-4 Dependent Spouses

On May 26, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service announced that dependent spouses of H-1b immigrants (H-4 Status) will be eligible to obtain employment authorization. In order to qualify they need to be the principal beneficiaries of their H-1b nonimmigrants who has an approved Employment Based Immigrant Petition (I-140). The second option are for […]

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Can I bring my personal servant to the United States?

by | April 3, 2015 | US Immigration

An employer can bring their personal/domestic employees into the United States as long as the employer entered the U.S. as a non-immigrant visa holder or the employer is a United States Citizen who lives abroad but will be in the United States for a temporary period. The domestic employee can be a cooks, nannies, personal […]

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Returning U.S. Permanent Residents

There are many situations where Lawful permanent resident aliens are unable to return to the United States within the travel validity of their Permanent Resident Card or their Reentry Permit. This may be the result of a natural catastrophe, medical condition, or bureaucratic issues. Lawful permanent residents may apply at a U.S. Embassy or a […]

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What Causes U. S. Visa Application Refused?

by | March 20, 2015 | US Immigration

Generally, all visa applicants are subject to go through an interview with U.S. consulate officer and be informed with the final verdict of its visa application, whether it’s approved or denied. The decision given by the U.S. immigration officer after evaluating the relevant information submitted by the applicant to any visa category is based on […]

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U.S. Immigrant Cases: Death of the Petitioner

by | February 20, 2015 | US Immigration

In this age of long processing times, there have been multiple instances where the petitioner has passed away prior to the completion of the case. It is a common occurrence among the hundred of thousand cases that the United States processes every year. For many years, the US Immigration office has ruled that the law […]

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Applying for a Non-Immigration US Visa in 5 Easy Steps

Every year, there are thousands of people who submit a US visa application to enter the United States as a Non-Immigrant. For people who want to visit, it is important to know the basic steps of the application process that must be followed to have a smooth and successful end of the application. Here are […]

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