What to Expect in an Immigration Consultation

Coming Prepared It is important to come to your immigration consultation with any documentation related to your immigration issue. Bringing government identification, such as your passport, green card,employment authorization card, or driver’s license is helpful. It...

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

What is the Violence Against Women Act? The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was created in 1994 for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking in the United States. VAWA provides individuals who may not otherwise have eligibility for...

The R-1 Visa

What is the R-1 Visa? An R-1 visa is issued to foreign nationals who plan to enter the United States for employment as a minister or in another religious vocation or occupation. To qualify, the foreign national must have been a member of a religious denomination which...

“Good Moral Character” Requirement

Good moral character, which is known as “GMC” for short, is a requirement for becoming naturalized as a U.S. Citizen. Similar to its normal meaning, having GMC means that an applicant for citizenship has a level of character which is comparative to the average...

Removing Conditions on Permanent Residence

Removing Conditions on Permanent Residence Removing Conditions on Permanent Residence – If you received your green card due to marriage to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and if your marriage was less than two years old when you received the green card,...