Inadmissibility

For immigration purposes, “inadmissibility” refers to whether or not an individual is permitted to enter or remain in the United States. A person may be deemed inadmissible for certain crimes they may have been convicted of, for being a health risk, for being a risk...

DNA Testing at the Border

DNA testing at the border – As the immigration crisis in the United States continues, further enforcement efforts are being carried out at the southern border in order to reduce the amount of people who abuse the American immigration system in order to gain an...

Marriage Fraud

This blog explores marriage fraud in the immigration context. There are many instances in U.S. immigration law where individuals attempt to gain an immigration benefit by representing that they are in a valid relationship with a U.S. citizenor green card holder....

What is a Stokes Interview?

When an American citizen marries a foreign national, in most cases, the foreign national may qualify to undergo a process known as adjustment of status. Adjustment of status is the method by which a U.S. citizenpetitions for their foreign national spouse to get a...

M-1 Visa Extensions

The M visa is a type of student visa which allows an individual to come to the United States for the purposes of pursuing vocational or nonacademic forms of study. M-1 visaapplicants may stay in the U.S. for a period of one year and they are able to request extensions...