Niz-Chavez v. Garland

Notice to Appear
August 18, 2022

In 2021, the Supreme Court issued an opinion which focused a significant amount of discourse dissecting and analyzing the shortest word in the English language, the indefinite article, “a.” This opinion from the Supreme Court ultimately ruled on an issue of whether the government can serve an immigrant a notice to appear in immigration court through a series of documents which constitutes a notice to appear, or if the government must serve a single document called a “Notice to Appear” such that this sole document contains all of the requirements of a proper notice to appear.

Immigration Board of Appeals Decision in Matter of S-L-H & L-B-L

June 30, 2022

USCIS Changes their Policy for Immigrant Victims of Crime

August 20, 2021

Congress created the U nonimmigrant visa in 2000 when it passed the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act. The purpose of the U visa was to encourage immigrants to report crimes to law enforcement and also to afford protection for those willing to cooperate. 

Can I get a Green Card from my Boss?

February 15, 2019

If you were wondering if an employer can sponsor you for a green card, the answer is yes! If your boss is willing to go through the necessary process of labor certification, then they will be able to apply for a green card for you. What can you do to get this process started? Nothing! This process requires no work or filing from you but it may help to know the general process.  So here is a handy guide for how can get a green card from your boss.

How the Government Shutdown will affect your Immigration Case

Government shutdown will affect your immigration case
January 18, 2019

If you had an upcoming appointment with USCIS, an immigration court date, or an interview, then here are some things you should know about how the government shutdown will affect your immigration case. First of all, if you have an attorney, listen to his advice. This article is not intended to substitute legal advice from a licensed attorney. Second, figure out what department you are dealing with. The shutdown affects all departments of the government differently. Depending on which department your upcoming appointment or deadline is with, you may still have to appear despite the closure.

How to use your business as a path to an Entrepreneur Visa?

Entrepreneur Visa
January 31, 2018

Immigration is a perfect start to find new opportunities and by including your own business you'll be able to take advantage of any opportunity that comes your way. See if you're eligible to obtain an Alien Entrepreneur visa today towards your path to becoming a U.S. Permanent Resident green card holder. The Form I-526 Petition by Alien Entrepreneur is used by an entrepreneur to petition and to file for entrepreneur visa themselves for a status so they can enter the United States. An Immigration attorney located in Northern Virginia residing near Annandale, Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William Counties can help you file Form I-526, Petition by Alien Entrepreneur for an Entrepreneur visa in order to ensure all the proper paperwork is filed in the correct manner and to handle any denials or any further course of action if any were to occur.

Immigrant Work Visa Petition and Path to Citizenship Form I-140

work visa
December 13, 2017

Immigration is a hot-button topic in our country and among our politicians. Whatever the viewpoint, there is a way for those to seek permanent residency.
See if you are eligible for any work visas, making you one step closer to becoming a citizen of the United States!

What you need to know about the new I-130 Petition for Alien Relative?

Petition for Alien Relative
August 08, 2017

The newly published Form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative from USCIS brings many changes!

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently updated the I-130 Petition for Alien Relative, going from a two-page form to a twelve-page form. This is an article to help family members seek guidance to requesting family relatives to come to the U.S.

Purpose for I-130 Petition for Alien Relative

To allow alien family relatives of citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States to immigrate to the United States.

Why you need a deportation lawyer for your deportation proceedings!

deportation lawyers
July 19, 2017

Deportation is the act of removing an alien or foreign national from the United State for violation of a number of criminal or immigration law. Deportation is a legal proceedings, and the alien or foreign national who is facing deportation has rights prior to being deported from the country. Aliens undergoing deportation proceedings are usually defended by deportation lawyers. Deportation lawyers usually advise their clients on all the possible methods to legally avoid deportation. They help their clients with all the details of the procedure of the deportation hearing.

Why you should immediately file for US citizenship after becoming eligible?

us citizenship
July 14, 2017

The benefits of US Citizenship goes beyond the legal permission to live in a country, it defines an individual relationship with his country that inculcates in him, the spirit of nationalism, personal responsibility, duty and rights. Individuals who are born in US are granted automatic citizenship while those born abroad to at least one US citizen are also qualified as US citizens.  Also non US citizens serving in the US military are granted citizenship.