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Filing for U.S. Citizenship

To apply for U.S. citizenship, you typically need to follow these general steps: 1. **Check Eligibility**: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for becoming a U.S. citizen. This typically involves holding a green card (permanent residency) for a certain...

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Abused Spouse Green Card

If your United States citizen spouse filed for your green card however now your relationship has fallen apart, you may still be able to proceed. If your spouse subject you to “extreme cruelty” you may be able to file for yourself based upon the VAWA laws. The Violence...

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Filing for Asylum in the USA

Seeking or filing for asylum in the United States is a complex legal process, and it's important to follow the proper procedures. Keep in mind that the information provided here is general guidelines, and it's highly recommended to consult with an immigration attorney...

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You’ve been granted asylum. Now what?

Derivative Asylum for Spouse and Children The asylee may petition for immediate relatives living abroad, spouse and children (who were under twenty one (21) years old when the application was filed), within a two-year period after being granted asylum. This period may...

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Citizenship Interview Tips

When you apply for naturalization, otherwise known as citizenship, the immigration service is concerned with approximately five or six specific topics. Accordingly, what follows will be those citizenship interview tips. The first is your ability to read and write in...

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Affidavit of Support

What is an affidavit of support? When someone applies for a family based green card they to insure they will not become a public charge – a burden on the United States government. This generally means that the petitioner who is the US citizen or a green card holding...

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Expert Witnesses

If you are applying for asylum in the United States, I highly recommend that you hire an asylum expert witness to help you prove that you have a well-founded fear of persecution in your country of origin. Choose an asylum expert witness with extensive knowledge of the...

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The Permanent Bar

The U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act (I.N.A.) contains a number of grounds of "inadmissibility," including one called the "permanent bar." Generally, the grounds of inadmissibility that are barriers to U.S. entry are based on things like criminal and security...

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Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude

Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude (CIMT) is an odd and arcane term. They are also a bit difficult to define and there are a number of court cases doing just that. They can -and more times than not do - have serious consequences on immigration status for any and all...

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