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Paul Anderson
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Immigration Law

Apply for Citizenship in the United States

25th June 2012
US citizenship is considered to be the most valuable status bestowed by the United States. That is because the US citizens enjoy a lot of benefits and privileges. They are also entitled to the rights and the freedom which are guaranteed by America. Foreig...
Immigration Law

Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes

29th March 2012
USCIS protects the victims of crimes by providing immigration relief. US law renders protections for lawful and undocumented immigrants who are victims of criminal offenses. Most victims do not know about such protections. Specific protections are offered...
Immigration Law

Children born in United States of America Soil

23rd January 2012
Per the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS), I-94 non immigrant admissions can be sub divided into three categories Non-resident, Short-term resident, and Expected long-term resident The word “resident” sho...
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US Immigration and Tax

12th November 2011
US citizens are not the only ones who have to file tax returns. Certain US immigrants and residents may also have to file, depending on their immigration status in the US. To figure out if you have to file a tax return in the US, you have to check whet...
Immigration Law

The Adjustment of Status Process

25th October 2011
Adjustment of status is the last step in the green card or (LPR) process (that of becoming a legal permanent resident). You, the foreign national have to file an I-485 Application for Adjustment of Status, most likely based on a pre-existing and approved...
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Getting a Green Card Through Marriage

10th October 2011
A citizen of United States marrying foreign-born persons and petitioning for them to obtain permanent residence in the U.S is very common. Per immigration laws, spouses of U.S. citizens are considered "immediate relatives" and therefore are exempt from a...
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Welcoming Immigrants to America

20th September 2011
The United States of America, more than any other nation in history lures the downtrodden, the persecuted, and all those who dream to cash in on the opportunities she provides. America willingly accepts those who come to this country honestly, equipped w...
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Illegal Immigrants In the United States

07th September 2011
Any person residing in a country illegally is known as an "illegal immigrant." Undocumented immigrant, undocumented alien, illegal alien, or undocumented worker are other terms that are commonly used. Some illegal immigrants enter the US illegally wher...
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Getting a Green Card For Child

22nd August 2011
One of the many advantages of being a US citizen is that you can sponsor your loved ones for a green card to come and live with you in the US. As a US citizen, you may petition your spouse, parents and children for the green card status. Whereas, if you...
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Think Before Renouncing Your US Citizenship

10th August 2011
Section 349(a)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) governs the ability of a US citizen to renounce his/her US citizenship. A person wishing to renounce his/her US Citizenship should do so voluntarily and with intent to relinquish US citizen...
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Benefits Of Being an Asylee

18th July 2011
Once asylum is granted, it means that the asylee can live and work legally in the US and will subsequently have the opportunity to apply for lawful permanent residence and citizenship. However, it is important to note that asylum is not a permanent, gu...
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Refugee Status in the US

24th June 2011
Every year, the President of the United States will send a proposal to the Congress for the maximum number of refugees that can be admitted into the US for the upcoming fiscal year, as specified under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This numb...
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Who Can File Form I 485?

14th June 2011
The immigration process to the US differs depending on your current place of stay. If you are outside the US, you have to go through consular processing at the embassy in your country. If you are already in the US and eligible to apply for a green card ...
Immigration Law

The US Citizenship Application Fee

24th May 2011
The U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that manages the entire immigration process in the United States. While applying for a visa or green card, certain petitions/applications have to be filed either at the Ameri...
Immigration Law

What Does The USCIS (Formerly the INS) Do?

18th May 2011
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the federal agency that manages lawful immigration to the US. The USCIS is a component of the Department of Homeland Security. On March 1, 2003, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) off...
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