The process for applying for legal permanent residency (also known as a green card) from within the United States is called Adjustment of Status.
The consular process is when the beneficiary of an immigration petition, for example, a foreign relative whom you sponsor to come to the United States, applies for a U.S. immigrant visa at a United States consulate or embassy in the country where he or she lives.
In general, Waivers of Inadmissibility are designed for the spouses and children of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents.
The process of obtaining U.S. citizenship is called “naturalization.” Immigrants can obtain U.S. citizenship in several ways, but the process may be complex.
The K-1 visa allows the foreign citizen fiancé to travel to the United States and marry their sponsor within 90 days of their arrival to the United States.
The U Visa is a temporary visa that allows victims of certain qualifying crimes to live and work in the United States.
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a law that allows an abused spouse or child of a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident or an abused parent of a U.S.
Your permanent resident status is conditional if it is based on a marriage that was less than two years old on the date you became a legal permanent resident (also known as a Green Card holder) of the United States.
Parole in Place (PIP) allows immigrant family members of military personnel to obtain authorized stay or work authorization in the United States. PIP is a temporary right to remain in the U.S. (in one-year increments).
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), is a policy that protects around 800,000 young people, known as “Dreamers,” who entered the United States unlawfully as children.
When you appeal a decision to AAO, the USCIS office that made the original decision will first review the appeal to determine if it will take favorable action and grant the requested immigration benefit.
Many criminal charges have a drastic impact on a non-citizen’s immigration case. Most people who seek post-conviction relief are charged with being either inadmissible or deportable.
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