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Can my wife help me to get my green card even she’s in probation for 5 years and has felony ?

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May 2014

Can my wife help me to get my green card even she’s in probation for 5 years and has felony ?

Your wife as a United States Citizen has the constitutional right to contract marriage to any person of her choice and has the legal right to file a petition for alien relative on behalf of her husband that, if approved, will result in the immediate availability of an immigrant visa on behalf of her foreign husband because there are no numerical visas limitations for immediate...


I’m a foreigner, if I marry a US citizen, after I get the green card, can we live in two separate states due to our jobs?

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May 2014

I’m a foreigner, if I marry a US citizen, after I get the green card, can we live in two separate states due to our jobs?

In order to be able to apply for naturalization in a period of three years instead of the normal five years period based on being the spouse of a US Citizen, the person must present evidence that he or she is married to the citizen spouse at the time of the naturalization interview. Evidence is required to prove the fact of marriage and that the...


Immigration Reform in Eight Infographics

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May 2014

Immigration Reform in Eight Infographics

What is this Immigration Policy Reform? President Obama is backing a proposal by the ´Gang of Eight´ to reform Immigration Policy in a major way for the first time since 1986.  Here´s an Infographic showing the key points of reform. Published: SEATTLE GLOBALIST 2013     Who is this Gang of Eight? The Gang of Eight refers to the bi-partisan group of eight Senators who...


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Jun 2012

Dream Act Announcement by President Obama

OnJune 15, 2012 the Department of Homeland Security formally announced that it will offer deferred action to “DREAMers.” For all the promising undocumented youth who call America home this represents the opportunity to come out of the shadows and fully embrace the only country they know. AILA embraces this bold action provide relief and enable these young people to actively contribute to our society and...


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Jun 2012

Dream Act – What it Means and How To Apply

Just few days after the Dream act became public and president Obama made it clear it will help thousands of undocumented aliens who entered this country before they were 16 years of age and who at the time of his announcement were 30 years of age or younger, the telephone at my office did not stop ringing. Questions as to when and how to apply...


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Jun 2010

New EB-5 Regional Center in Hawaii

For those interested in an EB-5 visa, a new EB-5 regional center is now available in Hawaii. The EB 5 investor visa program is an excellent opportunity for foreign nationals to obtain permanent residency and a US Green Card through a qualifying financial investment in the United States. In order to be eligible, foreign individuals are required to invest a minimum of $500,000 in certain...


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Jun 2010

USCIS Approves Increase in Fees for Immigration

On Tuesday June 8th the United States Government approved new price structures for the processing of citizenship and visitor visas to the United States. The announcement was made on June 8th despite continuous criticisms from immigration organizations and immigration advocates in the US. The office of citizenship and immigration services (USCIS) justified the decision by maintaining that there was an imbalance between the costs and...


Immigration Arrests at Airport Terminals

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Mar 2010

Immigration Arrests at Airport Terminals

Although there is no formal requirement to have your passport and visa checked when leaving the U.S. on an international flight, that does not mean ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) or CBP (Customs and Border Protection) isn’t there waiting to catch visa violators.   Immigration authorities have already used tactics such as court arrests and subsequent deportation for immigrants just about to walk into court to...


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Mar 2010

Immigration Round-Up Deports Minors

Immigration Round-Up in San Diego Deports Minors to Mexico Minors rights, documentation and protection Wednesday, May 20th, 3 teens were headed to school as was their usual routine by way of the San Diego Trolley system. However, on this day, the Border Patrol and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) joined forces to conduct a raid at the Old Town Trolley Station. Some officers were reported to...



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