Like anyone else, foreign nationals do not wish to admit some sad truths. These are the top 5 things you MUST tell your immigration attorney, and why. When you reveal them, also give your lawyer the documents relating to these issues.
Persons without bachelor’s degrees may feel they are unwanted as legal permanent residents (LPR) in the U.S. The backlog of employees seeking LPR through employment has caused LPR availability only for the following categories: (1) priority workers, (2) persons with advanced degrees, meaning at least a bachelor’s degree plus five years of work experience, or with exceptional ability, (3) special immigrants and (4) investors of substantial sums of money.
Starting in September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will make use of specific procedures to charge employers that they should have known of the improper legal status of their employees.
Becoming a U.S. citizen by applying for naturalization is a much faster process now than ever before. The law firm has seen legal permanent residents go from application through oath ceremony in less than six months.
When a foreign national enters the U.S., it is for a period of authorized stay. Children have an advantage because although that time limit may expire, a child does not have unauthorized presence while under 18 years of age. In other words, children cannot technically be “illegal.” This article discusses several options for children to obtain legal status.
Hurry up and waiting should not be a requirement to become a naturalized U.S. citizen. As part of the naturalization process, the LPR has her fingerprints taken. Within the year after applying, the LPR is called to an interview where she passes an English writing and reading exam and a civics exam. In addition, the LPR must succeed at what is known as a security clearance.