In this post, we dissect the recent changes to the USCIS policy manual regarding the “Sought to Acquire” requirement under the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA). This update, effective as of Feb. 14, 2023, clarifies how extraordinary circumstances may excuse an applicant’s failure to meet this requirement.
Can living apart from your spouse affect your chances of obtaining a green card through marriage? Discover how the United States immigration law views this complex issue, and learn about the necessary requirements to navigate this process successfully.
Moving from Canada to the U.S. is more than just a physical transition, it involves a complex immigration process. See how we helped our Canadian client go from a visitor to a Green Card holder through marriage in less than 4 months.
Asylum seeker transitioning to a green card holder through marriage. Read about our client’s long-awaited immigration journey.
Navigating the intricate immigration processes is no easy task. Here, we discuss our client’s journey, over 12 years, transitioning from a TN Visa, with several changes of employers and visa statuses, to finally obtaining a green card through PERM for himself and his family. This story exemplifies our commitment and expertise in helping clients secure their U.S. permanent residency.
Navigating the immigration processes in the United States can be challenging, and understanding the terms used in these processes is essential. Two terms that often come up are “green card” and “visa.” In this blog post, we’re going to break down the differences between these two and give you a comprehensive understanding of each one.
Visa and status are two fundamental concepts in immigration law that are often confused. While a visa allows you to seek entry into a foreign country, your status defines your legal standing in that country during your stay. Mastering these concepts can greatly assist your immigration journey.
Navigating U.S. Immigration law is a complex task. We take pride in helping Canadians, especially those entering the U.S. as non-controlled visitors, successfully obtain U.S. permanent residency or Green cards through marriage. Learn how we recently assisted one such client, a Canadian married to a U.S. citizen for over 20 years, in her successful one-step green card application process.
When a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident wants to bring a foreign-born relative to the United States, concurrent filing of USCIS Form I-130 and Form I-485 can be an efficient route. It offers potential benefits such as speed, the ability to apply for employment and travel authorization, and staying in the U.S. while awaiting a decision. Read on to discover the ins and outs of concurrent filing.
Canadian and Mexican nationals have the advantage of both TN visa status and H1B visa status. A common dilemma is deciding between these two visa options and the impact they might have on future immigration. The common question is, “Can I participate in the H1B visa lottery while on a TN Visa?”