Blog Posts in July, 2011

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  • Asylum
    Asylum

    Asylum is a means by which individuals who fear persecution if they return to their home country may be allowed to remain in the United States and, ultimately, become lawful permanent residents. ...

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  • Visa Priority Dates - August 2011
    Visa Priority Dates - August 2011

    Below are the priority dates as of August 1, 2011, as published in the Visa Bulletin. If you are awaiting a visa number and have an approved I-130 or I-140 dated prior to the date listed for your ...

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  • Immigration Court
    Immigration Court

    Immigration Courts are a specialized system of courts that are dedicated to immigration law cases throughout the United States. These courts are run by the U. S. Department of Justice, and ...

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  • Qualifying Relatives
    Qualifying Relatives

    Family-based immigration begins with a petition filed by a qualifying relative. The following chart indicates which relatives may petition. No other familial relationship allows for a U.S. citizen or ...

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  • Cancellation of Removal (Non-LPR)
    Cancellation of Removal (Non-LPR)

    People often ask whether they are eligible to receive their green card if they have been in the United States for over 10 years. Unfortunately, the answer to that is "no"; 10 years of physical ...

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