Posts by Jairo Rodriguez

How To Get a Green Card in the USA Without Marriage

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There are various ways to get a green card without being married to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. We’ll discuss several methods of obtaining a green card, their requirements, and the forms you’ll need to file. What Is a Green Card? Green cards — officially called Lawful Permanent Resident cards — allow individuals to…

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The US Naturalization Process: Everything You Need To Know

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US citizenship provides you with the highest level of rights and privileges in the United States. Its goal is to create a unique bond between those who achieve this status, uniting them through a common ground of newly adopted rights, freedoms, and civic ideals. All of which are guaranteed by the US Constitution.   Depending…

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Family-Based Green Cards Explained

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Obtaining a permanent resident card affords you many opportunities. A permanent resident cardholder has the legal authorization to live and work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. This is a big step in building a life in the U.S.A. While there are several ways to obtain a permanent resident card, sponsorship through a family…

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U Visa Requirements: A Complete Checklist

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  The U Nonimmigrant Visa is designed to help people who: Have been victims of certain crimes, That occurred in the US or that violated US laws, Have suffered substantial mental or physical abuse, and Help law enforcement agencies or other government officials to investigate or prosecute criminal activity   We will go into much…

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How Long Is The Marriage-Based Green Card Interview?

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Marriage-Based Green Cards are an integral part of the immigration process. They help unite families across the world. However, the interview that goes along with this process is a point of worry for many couples. Many have questions about the interview, including how long it will last, and what details surrounding the marriage/relationship will be…

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Government Shutdown’s Impact on Pending Immigration Applications

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The United States has long been a destination for immigrants seeking a better life. The immigration system, though, is complex and often characterized by lengthy processing times. When a government shutdown occurs, it can exacerbate the challenges faced by those with pending immigration applications. In this blog post, we will delve into the implications of…

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K-1 Visas Explained

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  Many people all over the world get married each day with ease, but when it comes to marriages where one of the parties is a U.S. citizen, and the other is not, things get a little more complicated. The road to obtaining a marriage-based visa requires that the couple make critical, and at times,…

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Can A Green Card Holder Sponsor A Parent?

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  Although immigrating to the U.S. and receiving a green card is a huge accomplishment, one of the toughest things about it is that you are separated from family abroad.  Most of our clients and prospective clients wish their entire family could be together.    As our parents age, the distance can be especially difficult. …

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