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Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship by Birth in the United States

15th February 2012
By being born in the United States of America, a person automatically becomes a citizen of US. All that they need to do is to document this distinguished status so as to enjoy the various rights. This can be in the form of a US passport which is entitled ...
Author: JennyMartin
Immigration Law

US citizenship for children

28th December 2011
US citizenship has always been a factor of attraction for many immigrants. This is due to the package of benefits and privileges that it bestows upon them. It is also for this reason that many illegal immigrants remain in the USA and give birth to a child...
Author: Jessica Potter
Immigration Law

Claiming U.S. Child Citizenship at Birth

22nd November 2011
Becoming a US citizen is the ultimate dream of many immigrants. It is not an easy process and cannot be achieved in a short period of time. One has to first become a permanent resident and satisfy several eligibility criteria in order to get the citizensh...
Author: JennyMartin
Immigration Law

Changing immigration laws add complexity to I-9 compliance requirements

23rd August 2011
If you are a hiring manager at a corporation or the owner of a small or medium business you probably already know just how important it is to maintain compliance with Form I-9 requirements of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) departmen...
Author: Staff Writer
Immigration Law

Forms You have to Complete When Obtaining a Green Card

10th June 2011
Using a Green card or even the status of permanent residence in the USA of America gives you the rights and freedom to operate and live freely anywhere in the US. When you've got a Green card, you might study and have your own business there. Th...
Author: andrewyast
Immigration Law

Citizenship Through Parents' Status

28th April 2011
Through a 'jus sanguinis' policy, one is conferred citizenship based on ancestry or ethnicity, and is more related to the concept that is common in Europe. Children whose parent(s) are US citizens can claim citizenship through their status as citizens. ...
Author: Paul Anderson

How do I Be Granted US Citizenship?

11th March 2011
A person may become a U.S. citizen by birth or following birth. An individual born inside the United States and persons born in specific territories or outlying possessions with the United States are citizens at birth. Individuals born outside the usa cou...
Author: Mitchell Blutt
Immigration Law

Can a Child Claim Citizenship Based on Parents' Status?

25th February 2011
Very few are aware of the fact that children born outside the US to US citizen parents can claim US citizenship through their parents' status if they meet certain requirements. This also depends on the laws that existed at the time the child was born. A...
Author: Paul Anderson
Immigration Law

Actions to Renew a U.S. Green Card

23rd February 2011
A U.S. Green Card can also be referred to as a Permanent Resident Card. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be the federal government agency that issues and renews green cards. Green cards expire 10 years from the date they're issu...
Author: Jeff Whitaker
Immigration Law

Restrictions on the EB5 Investor Visa Program

11th February 2011
The EB5 green card offers a unique way for immigrants to obtain a visa to live within the United States permanently. This immigrant investor program was established in 1990 under the immigration act. Under this program a foreign national who invests at le...
Author: Stanley Hermosillo
Immigration Law

How NOT to Ask for Documents

27th January 2011
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) prohibits employers from asking for more documentation from employees than required. Hence, the thought process of "if some is good, more is better" can be damaging and result in serious fines and penalties for b...
Author: Ann Allott

All you wanted to know about Affidavit of Support

21st January 2011
An affidavit of support is a written undertaking that a petitioner submits with the USCIS stating that he clearly intends to sponsor the immigrant. The United States Department of Homeland Security requires USCIS to seek and review an Affidavit of Support...
Author: Roger Stepanek

Uncontested Divorce in Thailand – How a Marriage is Ended under Thai Law

15th January 2010
"Divorce is a very controversial topic and all over the world it reaches alarming rates. According to Thai law, under section 1501 of the Commercial and Civil Code a marriage in Thailand is ended in one of three ways. It is either executed by:1. The ...
Author: Mistina Thomson
Immigration Law

How do I attain US Citizenship?

25th November 2009
A person may become a U.S. citizen by birth or after birth. A person born in the United States and persons born in certain territories or outlying possessions of the United States are citizens at birth. Persons born outside the United States may be ci...
Author: Rachel Immig