Did you or a loved one register with the Diversity Lottery earlier this month? In today’s post, we update you on technical difficulties with the Diversity Visa 2019 lottery and how it affects your previously submitted registration. Don’t know what the Diversity Lottery even is? Read on to learn about this special program that leads... Read More
There are several different ways that a United States citizen parent can prove that their child is a citizen, but it can be confusing to navigate what steps to take to get there. This post discusses some different ways to get documentation of your child’s citizenship, and who should take which route.
In today’s post, we tackle common questions we get about Petitions to Remove the Conditions on Residence (Form I-751). We also discuss the current processing times and what that means for permanent residents with expired green cards. Read on to learn how to anticipate common issues and avoid headaches due to expired green cards. Question... Read More
In today’s blog post we want to highlight three upcoming immigration deadlines with potentially big consequences for immigrants in and outside of the U.S. Read on to make sure you don’t get left behind. DACA Renewal Deadline (October 5) Ever since the news hit that the Trump Administration was ending the Deferred Action for Certain... Read More
President Trump is planning on canceling the Deferred Action Program for Certain Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”). If you are an ally of immigrant rights, read on to learn how you can help the immigrant community at this crucial point. If you now have DACA or in the process of applying for DACA, we’ll list out some... Read More
In order to apply for a green card, one must be “admissible” to the United States. While oftentimes someone can apply for a waiver if he or she is inadmissible, there are cases in which someone has what we refer to as the “permanent bar,” which means that no waiver is available until the person... Read More
In our last part of the Asylum Series, we will discuss how to apply for work authorization based on a pending asylum application. Asylum applicants are not immediately eligible to work legally. However, they can eventually get a work permit. Before you send in an application, read on to learn more about applying for a... Read More
Introduction In Part 2 of our series covering Asylum in the United States., we will discuss the challenges asylum seekers face in asking for protection. We will go over current approval rates, the eligibility requirements, and things to consider before filing an asylum application. No attorney can guarantee approval of an asylum application. Yet, we... Read More