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F-2A Visa

How can a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. bring their spouse and/or children into the U.S. to live with them?   If you traveled to the U.S. and obtained the appropriate documentation that now classifies you as a lawful permanent…
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F-1 Student Visa

What requirements must I meet in order to attend school in the U.S.?   Many individuals from other countries find themselves traveling to the U.S. for many different reasons. While some are seeking work, others are trying to escape the…
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IR-2 Visa

How can I help my child immigrate to the United States?   An IR-2 visa, also known as an Immediate Relative Immigrant Visa, is issued to an unmarried child of a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is under the age of 21 that is wanting…
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K-1 Visa

  How can I help my fiancé who is a foreign national travel to the U.S. so we can marry and live together?   Are you a U.S. citizen who is looking to tie the knot with an individual who lives abroad? Do the two of you plan to get…
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K-3 Visa

What is a K-3 visa and when would I apply for one?   If you recently submitted Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative to bring your spouse over to the U.S. to live with you, you may find that the process to have your application approved…
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CR1 Visa

What is the difference between a CR1 visa and an IR1 visa?   When a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States wants to bring their spouse into the country to come and live with them, they will need to apply for a visa in order…
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IR1 Visa

If you live in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and are wanting to bring your spouse into the country to live with you, you will need to file form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative in attempt to get them an IR1 spousal visa.…

Can USCIS Deny Green Card and Visa Applications at Their Own Discretion?

A Policy Memorandum (PM) went into effect on September 11, 2018, stating that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agents now have the ability to deny any green card or visa applications submitted if the application contains an…

Current Events in Immigration Law: The Murder Case of Iowa Jogger Mollie Tibbetts Incites a Heated Immigration Law Debate

Have you been following the abduction and murder case of Mollie Tibbetts? Here’s a recap of the tragic case that has been a major national news item for the past five weeks: Mollie Tibbetts was a 20-year-old University of Iowa college student…