Unlawful Presence Waivers

What is Unlawful Presence? Unlawful presence is the period of time that a person spends in the United States without being properly admitted or paroled, or it is a period of time which an individual spends in the U.S. without being authorized. If you are in the United...

The Legal Immigration Family Equity Act (LIFE Act)

What is the LIFE Act? The Legal Immigration Family Equity Act, or the LIFE Act, allows for people who would not normally qualify for adjustment of status to obtain their green card, regardless of how they entered the U.S., if they worked in the U.S. without proper...

Advance Parole for DACA Recipients

What is Advance Parole? Advance Parole refers to a special type of travel permission which is granted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to non-U.S. nationals who are not permanent residents yet. It takes form as a document, known as...

Advance Parole

What is Advance Parole? Advance Parole refers to a special type of travel permission which is granted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to non-U.S. nationals who are not permanent residents yet. It takes form as a document, known as...

Who Qualifies to File a Family-Based Petition?

Who Qualifies to File a Family-Based Petition? – As a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident, you may be eligible to petition for certain members of your family to immigrate to the United States and receive their green card. This entry pays special...

Consular Report of Birth Abroad

What is a Consular Report of Birth Abroad? Consular Report of Birth Aboard – When a child is born overseas to a U.S. citizen parent, they may be eligible to acquire U.S. citizenship through their parent(s) as long as certain requirements are met. A consular...