Administrative Closure is Back! Persons in removal (deportation) proceedings may again request that, in an exercise of prosecutorial discretion, their cases before the Immigration Court be administratively closed. Administrative closure is a judicial remedy allowing a case to be temporarily taken off of the courts active docket. This can be an excellent option for persons […]Read More
TPS for Venezuela
Wonderful news for stranded Venezuelans – US will offer Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Venezuelans! TPS provides temporary protection from deportation, and access to employment authorization. This is long overdue relief for our Venezuelan friends, many of whom had no choice but to leave their entire lives in Venezuela behind. […]Read More
Bringing Your Fiancé to the U.S.
With the ever increasing popularity of social media and on-line dating sites, more people are meeting that special someone via the internet. If your perfect partner happens to live abroad, there may be immigration options available for you to be together in the U.S. The fiancé visa, a K-1 visa, allows a foreign national to […]Read More
Applying for U.S. Citizenship
A Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) can apply to become a U.S. citizen though a process called naturalization. While many permanent residents must maintain their resident status for at least five years before applying for citizenship, persons who are married to U.S. citizens, including certain applicants who obtained their residence following approval of a self-petition under […]Read More