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Obligation to Support

Obligation to support - In one of our earlier entries, we discussed what the purpose of USCIS’s Form I-864, Affidavit of Support is, what kind of evidence needs to be submitted with the application, and some the responsibilities of the sponsor. The purpose of this...

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“Alien Smuggling”

The term “alien smuggling,” refers to the act of assisting an individual in any way and at any time in entering the United States unlawfully. The Immigration and Nationality Act 40.6 § 212(a)(6)(E) defines alien smugglers as “any alien, who at any time knowingly has...

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Arriving Alien

Arriving alien - According to existing immigration law, an “arriving alien” is defined as an applicant for admission coming to (or attempting to come into) the United States at a port-of-entry, or as an alien interdicted in international or U.S. waters and brought...

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Deadline to Apply for Asylum

Deadline to apply for asylum - Asylumis granted to individuals who are in fear of persecution in their country of origin due to their race, religion, nationality, political opinions, or membership in a particular social group. The process of applying for asylum...

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Getting a Visa Reinstated

Apply-International-f1-464x464 Getting a visa reinstated - Each year, thousands of visas are issued to people seeking temporary travel to the United States. All temporary visas to the U.S. are issued on the condition that the visa holder abide by its terms. This...

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Form G-325A

Previously, Form G-325A was a required form to be included with a family-based petition, a fiancé visa application, or an adjustment of status application. Since 2017, Form G-325A is no longer required to be included with these applications because it has been...

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Do Canadian Workers Need a U.S. Work Visa?

There are some advantages for U.S employers to consider Canadian workers. Canada is in very close proximity to the U.S. and English is a shared language. Canada also shares the same time zones as some parts of the U.S. and produces plenty of highly skilled workers....

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Notice to Appear

If a person is suspected by immigration officials of violating United States immigration laws, they may be issued a Notice to Appear. This entry attempts to explain what a Notice to Appear (NTA) is and what is signifies. What is a Notice to Appear? Being issued a...

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