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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Parole in Place for Military Families

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

Parole in place (PIP)is a unique program for certain undocumented family members of U.S. military personnel (active or veterans). It allows those non-citizen family members who are in the U.S. unlawfully to apply for a green card, without having to leave the country. This is a significant benefit that’s not available to family members… Read More »

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New York U-Visa Lawyer

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

What Is The U Visa? U visas are available to immigrants who are victims of crimes and who step forward with information related to the crime. People who wish to obtain a U visa must prove: They are a victim of a certain crime The crime occurred in the U.S. or is a violation… Read More »

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L-Visa

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

What Is the L-1 Visa? There are two kinds of L visas: L-1A Visa-for employees in an executive or managerial position, and L-1B Visa-for employees in a specialized knowledge capacity The L-1 Visa is a non-immigrant work visa for employees in a specialized knowledge capacity or an executive or managerial position who are being… Read More »

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Steps for Adjustment of Status

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Adjustment of Status

Steps for Adjustment of Status 1. Determine Your Basis to Immigrate The first step in the adjustment of status process is to determine if you fit into a specific immigrant category. Most immigrants become eligible for a green card (permanent residence) through a petition filed on your behalf by a family member or employer…. Read More »

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Why Hire a Citizenship Lawyer?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

Hiring a citizenship lawyer can help avoid green card problems After an immigrant obtains a permanent resident green card, the green card can be revoked for any number of actual or perceived criminal or immigration violations. Typically, the permanent resident is not notified that they have placed their green card in jeopardy. Instead, they… Read More »

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Immigration for LGBT Couples 101: Answers to Common Questions

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

Does it matter what state I live in? No — you can live in any state. In June 2015, the supreme court issued a decision (Obergefell v. Hughes) requiring all 50 states to perform and to recognize same-sex marriages. If you are looking for legal representation, although we represent clients in throught United States,… Read More »

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White House Releases Details on Establishing a Merit-Based Immigration System

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

Establish Merit-Based Reforms to Promote Assimilation and Financial Success End Chain Migration: Limit family-based green cards to spouses and the minor children of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. Pro-worker immigration reforms would end chain migration to begin providing lawful permanent resident status based on merit, not family connections, and would promote assimilation, financial… Read More »

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Queens Waiver Lawyer Serving Throughout New York

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

Provisional Waiver (I-601A) Rules Took Effect on 3/4/2013 Under current law, immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who are not eligible to adjust status in the United States to become lawful permanent residents must leave the U.S. and obtain an immigrant visa abroad. Individuals who have accrued more than six months of unlawful presence while… Read More »

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Top 10 Tips for Getting a TN Visa

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

US Job offer should be consistent with your Education US job offer should appear on the NAFTA LIST US job offer should not exceed three years US job offer letter should be properly formatted with all relevant information When you apply, READ and UNDERSTAND all your documentation Your resume should be well organized and… Read More »

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