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  • What is Lifting of Conditions?
    What is Lifting of Conditions?

    Lifting Conditions When an immigrant receives a green card through marriage to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident they become a conditional permanent resident if the marriage is less than two years. ...

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  • What is Cancellation of Removal?
    What is Cancellation of Removal?

    During deportation proceedings, a type of immigration relief for individuals is available, known as Cancellation of Removal. Here we will discuss two types of Cancellation of Removal (42A and 42B), ...

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  • Tracing Funds for an E-2 Visa
    Tracing Funds for an E-2 Visa

    Tracing Funds for an E-2 Visa An E-2 Treaty Investor Visa exists for the purpose of aiding immigrants coming to the United States with capital to invest in a business venture. The alien investor must ...

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    What is "Membership in a Particular Social Group"?

    As explained in United States Immigration Law , a noncitizen may be granted asylum status if they have been the victim of injury or threatened injury due to "race, religion, nationality, membership in ...

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  • What is Alien  Smuggling under US Immigration Law?
    What is Alien Smuggling under US Immigration Law?

    Alien Smuggling defined The Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) states that an alien smuggler is someone who "at any time knowingly has encouraged, induced, assisted, abetted, or aided any other alien ...

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  • What is the One-Year Bar for Asylum?
    What is the One-Year Bar for Asylum?

    What is the One-Year Bar for Asylum? Before the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigration Responsibility Act of 1996, an immigrant could apply for asylum at any time. However, after 1998, all those ...

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