It's possible to receive a green card from a step-parent whether or not the child was born out of wedlock.
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.
If a Venezuelan has previously lived in Colombia and attempts to illegally enter the U.S., they will be automatically deported to Colombia.
There is a new process for Afghan nationals as a result of the political fallout from the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
One of the benefits of voluntary departure is that it does not lead to any period of inadmissibility as does an order of deportation.
An immigrant needs to be aware that a criminal history always has an impact on their legal status in the United States.
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...