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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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  • 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
    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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  • Trump's Ban and the
    Trump's Ban and the "Undue Hardship" Waiver

    Trump's Ban and the "Undue Hardship" Waiver On December 4, 2017 the Supreme Court ruled that Trump's Executive Order banning individuals from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea ...

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