Additional servicesImmigrationJuly 12, 2022by Carlos Rodriguez
You don't need to be citizen or resident to get married
In previous articles I have written about the various immigration processes in existence that depend on your personal or family status. Many of these processes require sponsorship from another individual or an organization for an immigrant to be able to obtain a visa or adjust status to that of a legal permanent resident.
ImmigrationMay 25, 2022by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Can I Extend my Stay in the US?
A nonimmigrant can apply to change their status while remaining in the U.S. if they comply with some requirements.
ImmigrationMay 19, 2022by Lilibeth Marvin
Immigration Now: Would I lose my Residency if I no longer have a Sponsor?
Things can change later on in the process that enable people to get out of the requirement of having their continued support or sponsorship.
ImmigrationJuly 28, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
The Final End of DACA: Part 2
The announced end of DACA program remains up in the air as the DHS has provided utterly contradictory and confusing information through USCIS
ImmigrationJuly 20, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
The final end of DACA?
Two recent updates occurred last week that has placed the Biden administration in a difficult position as it tries to handle the out-of-control immigration problem that it inherited after the end of the last administration. The first update relates to the ongoing problems the DACA program has faced for several years. This is discussed in more detail below. The second announcement about...
ImmigrationJune 29, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
What happens to my Visa Application if I get Married?
Depending on where you are from originally, your wait could be nearly 20 years. A lot can happen in such a long period of time.
ImmigrationMay 19, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
Big News for Dreamers and DACA Recipients
Inmigration advocates have started legal action against the administration over delays in approvals for certain immigration processes.
ImmigrationFebruary 2, 2021by Lilibeth Marvin
Legal Challenges to Biden’s Immigration Policies
Although many changes have been announced by the Biden administration for immigration, it is important to remember that it takes time for the government to create the process or to change the law. There was lots of excitement when President Trump made the executive order to create protections for Venezuelans living in the U.S., but so far, President Biden has not officially committed his...
ImmigrationNovember 12, 2020by Lilibeth Marvin
Will Election Results Bring Relief to the Immigration System?
Despite the ongoing challenges to the election results by President Trump, his loss has provided many immigrants and immigration advocates the sigh of relief they had been hoping for after four long years under the anti-immigrant atmosphere of the Trump administration. The big question on the minds of most immigrants and advocates alike is whether the change in presidents will improve...
ImmigrationOctober 21, 2020by Lilibeth Marvin
Ongoing Attacks on H-1B Visas and Asylum Seekers
In the ongoing attack on foreign workers and employers, the Trump Administration has announced another change to the H-1B process just 2 weeks after the last announced change to the visa. This directly relates to the continuing appropriations act that was signed into law on October 1st. In this resolution, The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) increased the $1400 premium...