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Immigrants with criminal convictions should not leave the US or apply for citizenship without making sure it’s “safe”

Dear Atty Gurfinkel: I have been a green card holder for many years. Several years ago, I was convicted of ...
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Supreme court hears oral arguments on Obama’s DAPA/DACA executive action; decision expected by June 2016

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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The May 2016 priority dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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Lifetime ban for “alien smuggling” for including a “given” child

Many people may be guilty of attempted “alien smuggling” and not even realize it. They may also be totally unaware ...
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Law offices don’t need to be like Starbucks: offices on every corner

Everyone is familiar with Starbucks coffee houses, which are located on virtually every street in every city. In some cases, ...
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Would you perform surgery on yourself? Or would you let a doctor do it?

Some people, with only limited knowledge or understanding of immigration laws, try to strategize and handle their immigration case on ...
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How to bring your same-sex partner from the Philippines

When the US Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), their ruling enabled same-sex couples to marry ...
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The April 2016 priority dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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The NVC is not your “attorney”, for free legal advice

Many people, desiring to save money, try to handle their immigration matters on their own, rather than hiring an attorney ...
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