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The L-1 Visa

The L-1 Visa What is the L-1 Visa? The L-1 Visa is a type of temporary nonimmigrant visa which allows a foreign worker to transfer to their employer’s office in the United States, or the employer’s parent branch, subsidiary, or affiliate. Who is Eligible for an L-1...

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The E-Visa

What is an E-Visa? An E-Visa is a type of visa which allows a citizen of a certain country to come the United States for business purposes. Who is Eligible for an E-Visa? As long as the applicant is a citizen of a participating country, they may apply for an E-Visa,...

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InfoPass Appointment with USCIS

InfoPass Appointment with USCIS What is InfoPass? InfoPass is free online service which is made available through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Individuals can visit the USCIS wesbite at any time to schedule an InfoPass appointment. How Do I...

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Reentry to the U.S. After Being Deported

Reentry to the U.S. After Being Deported Reentry to the US after deportation - Immigration law in the United States is a hot-button issue and the concept of allowing an individual who has been deported to reenter the United States causes a lot of potential concerns....

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Affidavit of Support

Affidavit of Support What is an Affidavit of Support In the context of immigration law, an affidavit of support is a document which is signed by a petitioning family member and is their promise made to the U.S. Government that they will accept financial responsibility...

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Labor Condition Application (LCA)

Labor Condition Application (LCA) What is an LCA? A Labor Condition Application is a mandatory document which must be filed by a petitioning employer before they file an H1B petition with the USCIS for a nonimmigrant worker they intend to hire. The employer must...

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Exceptions to the U.S. Civics Test

Exceptions to the U.S. Civics Test What is the Civics Test? The civics test is a requirement to be naturalized in the United States. It is administered by a USCIS officer, who will ask the applicant up to ten (out of one-hundred) available questions about U.S....

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) What is Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)? Special Immigrant Juvenile Status is a way for certain children who qualify to seek lawful permanent residence in the United States. It provides immigration relief to a child...

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The “Stop-Time” Rule

The “Stop-Time” Rule The stop-time rule in immigration law - An individual who has been unlawfully present in the United States for a very long time may be eligible for a removal defense known as Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal. This defense is available under the...

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