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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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  • WHEN DO YOU NEED AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER AND FAMILY LAW LAWYER?
    WHEN DO YOU NEED AN IMMIGRATION LAWYER AND FAMILY LAW LAWYER?

    It may seem like immigration law and family law are worlds apart with no overlap. In fact, there are three very common situations in which you just may need the services of an attorney who can assist ...

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  • New Guidance Makes It Easier to Deny Immigration Applications
    New Guidance Makes It Easier to Deny Immigration Applications

    Effective September 11, 2018, immigration agencies will no longer be required to issue Requests for Evidence (RFE) or Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID) prior to denying an application for immigration ...

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