The Department of Homeland Security is “Reaching into the Digital Lives of Immigrants”

  If you engage in conversation via Instagram or over Facebook Messenger with someone who is an immigrant, your interactions with these people may not be as private as you think.   Do you have a friend or family member who has been…

New Travel Restrictions for Immigrants from Eight Countries Announced

Charlotte, NC- As their original travel ban is set to expire; the Trump Administration introduces new travel restrictions that target immigrants from eight countries. The newer rules are similar to the restrictions included in the initial…

Trump Administration Toughens Visa Rule

Charleston, SC- New visa rule announced by the State Department could bar some immigrants from returning to the U.S. indefinitely. The rule, published last week, is the latest effort on behalf of the Trump Administration to reduce illegal…
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The Importance of Having an Immigration Lawyer

I’m Canadian, and I have been living and working in the United States since 2002. Growing up as a regular, middle-class kid in Saskatchewan, I never, ever thought that “immigrant” would be a word that I would identify with as a way to…
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Are Deportations Worth It?

What has our nation come to? Separating children from their parents. Aren’t children in America a number one priority? It’s clear that illegal immigrants seeking for immigration reform is a huge issue; however, there are many things holding…
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Lubbock

  If you are sponsoring someone from another country to come and live with you in Lubbock, Texas, you may be required to file an Affidavit of Support using Form I-134. The purpose of this is to provide evidence that while the applicant…
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Laredo

  U.S. citizens and permanent residents (green card holders) have the right to bring an immediate relative over to live in the U.S., but may be required to wait until a visa is available depending on their status. The Immigration and Nationality…
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Irvine

  A family member was deported. How long do they have to wait before they can come back into the U.S.?   The time it takes for someone who was deported to enter back into the U.S. varies. Was an order of removal filed against the…
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Gilbert

  Coming to work in the U.S. from a foreign country has become a big concern for many in the U.S. Because of this, there are a limited number of work visas available and the government is cracking down on those who are working illegally…
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Madison

  If you remain in the U.S. on a temporary visa and your time has expired, you are now living in the U.S. without permission. Your Form I-94, Arrival Departure Record, stipulates the date when you are expected to leave by and if you fail…
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Durham

  Why should I consider hiring an immigration attorney?   Immigrants today, both documented and undocumented, face unfair treatment and often suffer from discrimination. Sadly, many individuals cannot bring their discrimination…
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Buffalo

  Do you currently live in the city of Buffalo, NY and need to apply for your passport? If you plan on traveling internationally, you will want to get your passport application submitted at the Buffalo Passport Agency. This agency is located…
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Chandler

  Where can I obtain a passport if I live in Chandler, Arizona?   The Chandler City Clerk’s Office is the designated place where passports are issued. If you are needing to get a new passport or renew the current one you have,…
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Fort Wayne

  My Green Card was stolen. How can I replace it?   You will need to file Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, with the U.S. Citizenship and Customs Enforcement (USCIS) department to replace your Green Card…
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St. Petersburg

  If you are a permanent resident of St. Petersburgh, Florida and are wanting to travel outside of the U.S, you want to be aware of what documents are needed so you can do so without any hassle. One thing you will want to have is your…
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Toledo

  Immigration Marriage Interview   When a couple is asked to engage in an immigration marriage interview, it is likely that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is trying to rule out fraud. There are many individuals…