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Special Immigration Juveniles

Special Immigration Juveniles queens immigration lawyer

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Green Card, Naturalization, Naturalization Interview

Special Immigration Juveniles Special Immigration Juvenile (SIJ) classification allows a United States residence to seek protection of a juvenile court due to abuse, abandonment, and or neglect from a parent. If Special Immigration Juvenile is granted, they may receive lawful permanent residence as well. Eligibility: In order to be eligible to receive Special Immigration… Read More »

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Immigration Issues for Noncitizen Nationals. What is a Non Citizen National?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Naturalization, US Citizenship

What is a Non Citizen National? Non citizen nationals are not considered U.S citizens, but they are also not illegal immigrants. Non citizen nationals are natives of an American territorial possession, this includes American Samoa and Swains Island. Non citizen nationals are entitled to free entry into the U.S like U.S citizens and are… Read More »

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LGBT Immigration Asylum

LGBT Asylum Seekers in the USA – LGBT Lawyers NYC

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Asylum Interview, US Citizenship

LGBT Immigration Asylum Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) immigrants face many issues that are distinctive to problems that non LGBT immigrants go though. LGBT immigrants experience the added challenges of being discriminated upon because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. LGBT people often seek asylum in the U.S. because of fears and… Read More »

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Criminal Immigration Fraud

Criminal Immigration Fraud Immigration fraud is a term that is used to describe a fraudulent immigration act. Performing fraudulent immigration acts may result in federal criminal charges and penalties. The federal government takes all allegations of fraud connecting to immigration very seriously. Individuals that are accused of committing fraudulent acts can face criminal prosecution,… Read More »

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What is Perm

What is PERM? Applying for a Green Card Through Your Employer

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Naturalization, PERM

What is PERM? Applying for a Green Card Through Your Employer If you have an employer in the United States, you may be able to get your lawful permanent residence status (green card) through that employer. Several common forms of green card sponsorship through employment begin with PERM labor certification. Continue reading to learn… Read More »

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Asylum Eligibility and Applications Questions and Answers

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Asylum Interview, Immigration Asylum Laws

Questions and Answers: Asylum Eligibility and Applications Who Is Eligible to Apply for Asylum? You may apply for asylum if you are at a port of entry or in the United States. You may apply for asylum regardless of your immigration status and within one year of your arrival to the United States. You… Read More »

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Inadmissibility Grounds Waiver

When Inadmissibility Grounds for an Alien can be Waived

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: 601 waiver, Provisional Waivers, Visa Waiver

When Inadmissibility Grounds for an Alien can be Waived Grounds of inadmissibility are applied only to non-citizens who are seeking admission to the United States. The term admission refers to a non-citizen obtaining lawful entry into the United States after an immigration officer inspected him or her. A non-citizen is considered an applicant for… Read More »

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Consequences for False Claims to US Citizenship

Consequences for False Claims to US Citizenship

Consequences for False Claims to US Citizenship An alien may be considered inadmissible or invalid because of a false claim to U.S. citizenship. A false claim includes; A false representation of being a U.S. citizen, and A false claim in order to get benefits that the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) or any other federal… Read More »

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Mandamus

Writ of Mandamus for Immigration Application Delays

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: US Citizenship

Writ of Mandamus for Immigration Application Delays Recent changes to immigration law have only served to complicate and lengthen existing procedures, and the current backlog of cases has virtually eliminated the possibility of achieving immigration goals in a timely and efficient manner. Those applying for visas, permanent residence, and citizenship are waiting months and even years… Read More »

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Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

How to file for TPS

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Recipients

How to file for TPS (temporary protection status) Temporary protection status is granted by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (Secretary) to eligible foreign-born individuals who are unable to return home safely due to conditions or circumstances preventing their country from adequately handling the return. When can the Secretary designate a country… Read More »

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