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  • Immigration Options For Spouses Of U.S. Citizens Or Permanent Residents
    Immigration Options For Spouses Of U.S. Citizens Or Permanent Residents

    Are you or someone you love in need of legal status? While the specifics of the process vary greatly depending upon a variety of factors, most immigrants who are married to American citizens or ...

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  • OPCIONES DE INMIGRACIÓN PARA CONYUGUES DE CIUDADANOS O RESIDENTES PERMANENTES DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS
    OPCIONES DE INMIGRACIÓN PARA CONYUGUES DE CIUDADANOS O RESIDENTES PERMANENTES DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS

    ¿Estad Usted o alguien a quien Ud. ama en necesidad de estatus legal? Si bien los detalles del proceso varían mucho dependiendo de una variedad de factores, la mayoría de los inmigrantes que están ...

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  • Everything You Need to Know About the Public Charge Rule
    Everything You Need to Know About the Public Charge Rule

    According to recent research by the Cato Institute, immigrants are less likely to use public benefits, and those who do receive them generally receive less than native-born Americans. Nevertheless, a ...

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  • COURT INJUNCTION PROVIDES REPRIVE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS APPLICANTS, BUT NEW POLICY STILL SET TO GO INTO EFFECT FOR VISA APPLICANTS
    COURT INJUNCTION PROVIDES REPRIVE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS APPLICANTS, BUT NEW POLICY STILL SET TO GO INTO EFFECT FOR VISA APPLICANTS

    On October 11 th and October 14 th , several district court judges enjoined the Department of Homeland Security from implementing the new “Self-Sufficiency” procedures that would have required most ...

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  • NEW USCIS RULE WILL MAKE BECOMING A PERMANENT RESIDENT MORE DIFFICULT
    NEW USCIS RULE WILL MAKE BECOMING A PERMANENT RESIDENT MORE DIFFICULT

    Effective October 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will now require individuals applying for adjustment of status to prove self-sufficiency. This means individuals must prove they ...

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  • DHS Announces It Will Require Social Media Information on Immigration & Visitor Applications
    DHS Announces It Will Require Social Media Information on Immigration & Visitor Applications

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has revealed it will start to require social media usernames and other information on applications for immigration benefits and visitor visas. Applicants will ...

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