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Temporary Protected Status- Who is eligible and What are the requirements

Temporary protected status (or “TPS” as it is commonly called) is a designation that is given by the United States to nationals of certain countries that are undergoing a temporary crisis that could prevent that country’s citizens from safely returning. Even undocumented individuals who are nationals of countries facing these types of temporary crises may…

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The key to a successful immigration case

Understanding the laws can be key to a successful immigration case. Now, more than ever, information is more accessible to the average, everyday person. While technology has made information more accessible, there are still plenty of misconceptions regarding immigration law. Furthermore, being aware of some of the following misconceptions can help you protect your rights….

201509.05
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Adjusting Your Immigration Status

The immigration process can be fluid and dynamic. It is not unusual for plans to change. People who once thought they only wanted to visit may find themselves wanting to become permanent residents. Under U.S. immigration law, many individuals looking to obtain permanent resident status must do so while remaining in their home country. There is however another…

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Same-sex Marriages and Immigration

Immigration law can be a complex subject, affected by more than just laws dealing with immigration issues. Because immigration law is federal law, it can also be impacted by other various legal decisions, including court cases. Take for example, same-sex marriage cases. The Supreme Court’s overturning of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) created not…

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Understanding the Benefits of Citizenship

Under U.S. immigration law, there are two statuses that allow a person to obtain long term residence and the ability to work the U.S. These two statuses are the permanent resident status and citizenship status. The difference between status as a “permanent resident” and citizenship can have a major impact on a person’s life. While…

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New Executive Actions: Changes in Immigration Protections for Undocumented Parents and Children

Deportations can be heart-wrenching experiences, especially when families are torn apart due to different immigration statuses. Undocumented immigrants that had or raised children in the United States, might have to leave these children behind if removal proceedings are brought against them. In late November 2014, President Obama unveiled an executive order providing protections for millions of…