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  • What is Pending Asylee Status?
    What is Pending Asylee Status?

    One of the most common misconception is that a person who came to the United States in some legal status (let’s say J1, F1 or B) can create a bridge in his/her legal status with an asylum application ...

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    What is "Extreme Hardship" for Immigration Purposes?

    Because “extreme hardship” isn’t defined in the legal code, its meaning is interpreted based on the decisions made in Board and Federal courts. Relevant factors When determining whether deportation ...

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  • Adjust Status (Green Card Application): L1B Visa
    Adjust Status (Green Card Application): L1B Visa

    The L1B visa is offered to people with “specialized skills and knowledge.” This is defined as any knowledge of the petitioning company’s products, services, research, equipment, techniques, ...

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  • Adjust Status (Green Card Application): L1A Visa
    Adjust Status (Green Card Application): L1A Visa

    L1A visas are granted to foreign executives and managers who work at U.S. based offices of a multinational company. It is possible to obtain a green card to stay in the U.S. permanently while ...

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  • Diplomats: Adjustment of Status
    Diplomats: Adjustment of Status

    When entering the U.S. as a diplomat, you may qualify to receive a permanent residence visa or green card. (Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Section 13) Are you eligible? Complete form I-485: ...

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  • Travel Ban General Overview
    Travel Ban General Overview

    Late 2017, the Trump administration revised the visa process to make it easier to deport U.S. residents or deny entry to people visiting the U.S. The Muslim travel ban now allows the government to ...

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