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You might be a candidate for an immigration benefit in the U.S., like a visa or even a green card. Perhaps you’ve applied and have found you are inadmissible to the U.S. on some ground. Or maybe you’ve previously committed an act which may make you inadmissible. What can you do? You can possibly apply […]

A U.S. green card grants you many benefits and privileges, such as being able to work and live in the U.S. permanently. One of the great additional benefits not often talked about is that you can, similar to U.S. citizens, also travel to certain countries without having to apply for a visa first. Which countries […]

Divorce in itself is quite an emotionally challenging event. After all, you are separating from the person you decided to spend the rest of your life with. Nothing likely compares to the grief that comes with probably losing the love of your life. There is only one thing that can make this bad situation even […]

Getting a green card through marrying a U.S. citizen can give you some sense of security and permanence. You can legally work and live in the U.S. An important issue to understand, however, is can you be deported if you are married to an American citizen? As a matter of fact, you can.  Let’s take […]

Permanent residents are living in the United States and as such, some may expect to never be deported, even if they end up doing something bad. But is that true, though? Can you be deported if you are a permanent resident, or not? In this article, you will find out the answer and know what […]

The time has finally come – you have become a permanent resident of the United States. However, even if you have set permanent residence in the United States and started a life there, you may occasionally want to visit the family you have in your home country. So, there’s no denying the fact that upon […]

Getting naturalized and accepted as an American citizen is a dream come true for many immigrants and non-immigrants. You’d have to spend years and fulfill inflexible criteria to even be eligible for consideration.  But that doesn’t mean you cannot lose your American citizenship. In fact, some attorneys say losing US citizenship is far easier than […]

As a person working on a temporary visa in the United States, the chances are that when you get your permanent residency or citizenship, you will also want to bring your family close with you. But what happens if the I-130 petition is denied? Can it happen? And if it does, is there anything that […]

At this moment, COVID-19 is still a thing. Even though it’s been months since the virus started spreading, its effects are far from being gone. In fact, millions of people have been left with no jobs in the United States, including actual Americans and immigrants. If you’re part of the second category, you may be […]

Many requirements apply to an application for naturalization. Many of them relate to the condition to be present in the U.S. for a specified amount of time. This is where the 4 year 1 day rule comes in.  What is the 4 year 1 day rule, and does it apply to you? What are other […]