January 26

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

On many occasions, immigrant victims of domestic abuse choose to remain in an abusive relationship because their immigration status is dependent on the abuser. Battered immigrant spouses of abusive U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident spouses, can obtain documented status and freedom from violence through the Violence Against Women Act, commonly referred to as VAWA..

January 20

Immigration Relief for Victims of Domestic Violence

Immigration Relief for Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence affects all aspects of our society. Unfortunately, immigrants who come to the United States in search of a better life and a better future are sometimes subjected to the worst forms of domestic abuse. This group is particularly vulnerable to abuse for several reasons:  Their inability to speak or understand English;  Their lack.

December 11

Adjustment of Status: Your Path to a Green Card

Adjustment of Status:  Your Path to a Green Card

Are you currently living in the United States without status (undocumented)? Are you currently married to a U.S. citizen, or do you have a parent, adult son or daughter who is a U.S. citizen? Did you enter the United States legally with a visitor’s visa, student visa or employment visa? If you answered yes to.

November 22

Three Reasons Why You Should Hire A Skilled Immigration Lawyer

Three Reasons Why You Should Hire A Skilled Immigration Lawyer

When one finds himself in need of immigration services, several questions often come to mind. These include:  “Do I really need an immigration lawyer? Can’t I just get all the information online and do it myself?  Why do I have to pay all this money to a lawyer when I can do it myself?” Unfortunately,.

November 4

Understanding Employment-Based Immigration

Understanding Employment-Based Immigration

The U.S. is experiencing a shortage of qualified workers in a number of fields, including technology and engineering. One solution to this problem has been to tap into the vast pool of highly qualified computer software specialists and engineers in other countries through foreign work visas such as the H-1B.  However, such visas do not.