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Is it legal to adopt from another country?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

The international adoption process is governed by three different sets of laws: the U.S. federal adoption laws; the adoption laws of the country from which you are adopting; and the laws of where you live (U.S. state, territory, or country). What is the difference between Hague adoption and non-Hague adoption? The Hague Adoption Convention… Read More »

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Public Charge Rule

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Public Charge Rule

On September 22, 2018, the Trump administration announced the upcoming publication of a proposed rule that if implemented as written, would prevent immigrants from securing lawful permanent residence and remaining with their families in the United States, simply because at any time in the past, they received some type of basic health care support,… Read More »

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Marriage and Living in Marital Union Requirements for Naturalization Purpose

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify the married and living in marital union requirements under section 319(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Background: In general, all naturalization applicants filing on the basis of marriage to a U.S. citizen must continue to… Read More »

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Five Years Passed Since Crime: Can You Apply for Naturalization?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General

To qualify for naturalization, the law requires that you show that you have resided in the U.S. for a specific period of time, and that for all of that time period you have been and continue to be “a person of good moral character.” If you are a green card holder (a lawful permanent… Read More »

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Can I Sponsor My Undocumented Spouse’s Green Card?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Undocumented Spouse’s Green Card

Marriage-Based Green Card Family reunification has traditionally been a cornerstone of U.S. immigration policy, with a major emphasis on allowing immediate relatives—defined in immigration law as spouses, minor children, and parents of U.S. citizens—to live together in the United States. In many cases, it’s possible to apply for a marriage green card for an… Read More »

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