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Temporary Protected Status: An Overview For 2022

What are the benefits of Temporary Protected Status? Is TPS the same as Asylum? Can Temporary Protected Status Lead To A Green Card? Who Qualifies For Temporary Protection Status? How do you apply for TPS? How Long Does It Take To Get Temporary Protection Status? What’s new in TPS for…

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Marriage Based Green Cards: Top Questions & Mistakes 2021 / 2022

Does Getting Married automatically get me a green card? How long does it take to get a marriage based green card? Does criminal activity or border crossing affect marriage based or family immigration? Can I still apply for marriage-based immigration if I am gay and from a country where it…

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Extraordinary Ability? How to be approved quickly for a US visa

What are the categories for Extraordinary Ability? What are the differences between the O-1 Visa & the EB-1A? What is an EB-1A? What is the O-1 Visa for Extraordinary Ability? What is considered an Extraordinary Ability? SO WHY IS IT SO TOUGH TO GET AN O-1 or EB-1A? Getting a…

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Facing Deportation? Know Your Rights & Know What To Do

What should an immigrant do who is facing deportation? What are my rights as an immigrant facing deportation? Choose a lawyer who specializes in immigration / deportation defense Download our free ebook on how to stop deportation It’s many people’s worst nightmare. You – or your loved one – receive…

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DACA Flip Flop Yet Again! Young immigrants in limbo. . .

Is DACA still in place? Who can apply for DACA? Can you currently renew your previous DACA status? If you are not yet a Dreamer, here is what you need to know to apply. Not in the DACA program? Don’t despair. DACA recipients are currently in limbo again Despite the…

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Changes in removal and deportation regulations Feb 2021

ICE Sets Out Temporary New Guidelines for Deportation / Removal

Why Did Ice Need Interim Guidelines? What Has Changed In The Immigration Guidelines For Removal? The 3 Priority Areas: National Security, Border Security & Public Safety In the whirlwind of change that has marked the beginning of the Biden administration, ICE has received some changes to their guidelines for removal…

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Dreamers Can Now Apply Because Of Biden Immigration Reform. Daca

Will Dreamers & DACA recipients get Green Cards under Biden?

Dreamers Top The List For Immigration Reform Dreamers Are Important To The US So what are we left with now? Will Dreamers Get Green Cards Under Biden? Still Waiting for the DREAM to become REALITY: This is my 25th year as an immigration lawyer — and we are focused on…

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Green card expired? Don't panic. Here's what you need to know.

Expired Green Card? Don’t Panic. Here’s What To Do.

What Is A Green Card What Happens When My Green Card Expires What Problems Do I Face From Having An Expired Green Card We’ve been getting a lot of panicked phone calls lately from clients who have been granted their permanent residency, but whose green cards are expiring. To this…

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Trump or Biden? Who will be better for Immigrants & Immigration?

The election next week is shaping up to be one of the most contentious in history. There is a lot of uncertainty, not only of outcomes, but also as to whether either side will respect or believe the other is ultimately the winner. Many people fervently feel that it is…

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New Trump Immigration Order Flies in the Face of Common Sense

Obviously it’s an understatement to say that the new Trump order stinks. Temporarily suspending the H1B visa, and other work visas makes no sense, by ignoring the US need for workers in healthcare, schools, camps, technology, and so many other industries especially during Covid.  The mythological argument that immigrants steal…

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