The Adam Walsh Act

The Adam Walsh Act What is the Adam Walsh Act? The Adam Walsh Act is a federal statute that was signed into U.S. law in 2006 under the Bush administration. It was designed to protect children from sexual exploitation and violent crimes. The Act created the national...

Cancellation of Removal (Non-LPR)

Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal – Every day, individuals who have to appear in court for removal proceedings are faced with deciding what forms of relief from removal are available to them. Under INA § 240A(b)(1), noncitizens who...

Unaccompanied Minor (UAC)

Unaccompanied Minor (UAC) Unaccompanied minor – Immigrant children seek refuge in the United States for a variety of reasons: to escape gang violence, to escape abuse, through illegal sex trafficking, or to be reunited with their family. In recent years, the...

Visa Revocation

Visa Revocation Visa Revocation – A consular officer may revoke a nonimmigrant visa at any time, for any reason, under their discretion. The visa revocation may have a serious impact on individuals who are currently in the United States and their ability to stay...

Reentry Permit for Legal Permanent Residents

Reentry Permit for Legal Permanent Residents A reentry permit may be required for legal permanent resident, depending on how long an individual plans to leave the U.S.  Generally, a short-term trip does not require a reentry permit and a permanent resident would only...

Alien Registration Number (A-Number)

Alien Registration Number (A-Number) What is an Alien Registration Number (A-Number)? An Alien Registration Number is a nine-digit sequence of numbers that is assigned to many foreign nationals who have applied for permanent residence, a waiver, or other types of...