Family Based Immigration

Bringing families together across international borders is a fundamental part of immigration policies. Family-based immigration not only unifies families but also contributes to cultural diversity and economic growth. Currently, there are various visa options that make this reunification possible. In this article, we explore the visa options and other key factors within family-based immigration, shedding...

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Love knows no borders in our interconnected world. When two people from different countries find love and envision a future together, navigating immigration laws can be a complex endeavor. However, the United States provides a solution through the I-129F Fiancé Visa, offering a pathway for couples to unite on American soil and build their lives...

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When it comes to immigration cases, proving a bona-fide marriage can be critical. In fact, U.S. Citizenship, and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires evidence that the marriage is not fraudulent and entered into for the sole for the purpose of evading U.S. immigration laws. USCIS takes marriage fraud very seriously and has implemented various measures to...

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Financial sponsorship is a crucial aspect of the immigration process, especially in family-based cases, e.g., spousal, parent, and sibling petitions. This form is used to establish the relationship between a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and their foreign relative who is seeking to immigrate to the United States. Here are the key points to understanding...

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The Visa Bulletin is a critical resource for anyone seeking to immigrate to the United States. This monthly publication, issued by the US Department of State (DOS), provides valuable information on the availability of immigrant visas for individuals from various countries and categories. Understanding the Visa Bulletin and its complex system of priority dates and...

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The problem of children aging out has always been a complex issue, with many filing applications for a green card only to lose eligibility at the last minute. On February 14, 2023, USCIS updated its guidance on the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA), specifically with regards to when an immigrant visa becomes available.  Children’s eligibility...

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In a world of misinformation and uncertainty regarding Immigration I wanted to write an article regarding the process of removal of conditions where the marital relationship has ended or is heading down that path.  Many individuals fear that they will not be able to obtain the 10-year green card if they are no longer living...

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Once you obtain the green card you need to be careful not to lose it.  Obtaining a green card and maintaining permanent residence requires an individual to spend most of their time in the US. When COVID hit a lot of green card holders got caught outside of the US and were forced to remain...

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