Missed Deadline for Removing Conditions on Green Card

This entry explains what happens if you have a missed deadline for removing conditions on Green Card. If you obtained your green card through marriage and your green card is only good for two years, your green card is conditioned on your ability to prove to the U.S....

Adam Walsh Act Claims

Adam Walsh Act Claims – As we have discussed in one of our earlier postings on the Adam Walsh Act of 2006, a petitioner who has been convicted of a specified offense can only be successful with their petition if the Secretary of Homeland Security determines that...

How to Apply for a Certificate of Citizenship

How to Apply for a Certificate of Citizenship – If you were born outside of the United States to a U.S. citizen parent, or you automatically became a U.S. citizen after birth but before you turned the age eighteen, this entry would be or particular interest to...

How to Renew a U.S. Passport

So, you are planning a trip overseas and are in the process of organizing your documents when you realize that your passport has been expired for quite some time. How do you renew your expired passport? This entry will discuss what you will need in order to renew your...

The “Petty Offense” Exception

This entry will attempt to explain the “Petty Offense Exception.” If you or someone you know has been convicted of a crimeand you are a noncitizen, it is important to seek the advice of animmigration attorney to determine what consequences, if any, apply to your...

Know Your Rights with ICE

Know Your Rights with ICE – Under our current political environment, there has been a tremendous surge in immigration enforcement efforts. Many people are scared and concerned about being arrested or detained by ICE even when they are in this country with valid...