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Immigration Rainbow: Good to Know!

Immigration Rainbow: Good to Know! Author: New York Employment Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova It seems that New York managed to avoid the powerful hurricane Hermine. Quoting a famous singer “after a hurricane come a rainbow”…...
by Immigration Help on Sep 4, 2016

New Immigration Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

New Immigration Opportunities for Entrepreneurs  Author: New York Business Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova Good news: new regulations are being implemented for entrepreneurs and owners of successful start-ups. USCIS announced plans to allow bus...
by Immigration Help on Aug 26, 2016

Statute of Limitations For Green Cards Rescission

Statute of Limitations For Green Cards Rescission Author: Green Card Attorney Alena Shautsova In law, there is a statue of limitations or period during which one can bring a legal action with regard to almost all rights, regulations, incidents, acci...
by Immigration Help on Jul 24, 2016

EAD Clock and Transfer of Pending Asylum Case

EAD Clock and Transfer of Pending Asylum Case Author: USA Asylum Attorney Alena Shautsova Finally, there is a good news for asylum seekers. USCIS is adjusting its policy on stopping the employment authorization clock in case an applicant is filing hi...
by Immigration Help on Jul 12, 2016

J1 Visa Options

J1 Visa Options Author: US Visa Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova J1 or foreign exchange visa program was first implemented in the US in 1961. Contrary to common belief that a J1 visa is used for “foreign kids” for “summer jobs&#...
by Immigration Help on Jun 21, 2016

Online Inquiries for Employers Sponsoring Employees With I-129

Online Inquiries for Employers Sponsoring Employees With  I-129 Author: New York Employment Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova As of April 21, 2016, USCIS has made it possible to submit inquiries regarding I-129 petitions in an effort to modernize i...
by Immigration Help on Jun 4, 2016

Permanent residence (United States) + Green card lottery

OHMYGOSSIP — United States lawful permanent residency refers to a person’s immigration status: the person is authorized to live and work in the United States of America on a permanent...
by OHMYGOSSIP on May 18, 2016

MOTHER’S DAY: HOW TO HELP YOUR MOM TO STAY/COME TO THE US

MOTHER’S DAY: HOW TO HELP YOUR MOM TO STAY  OR COME TO THE US Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova A mother is the dearest, the dearest and the most loving person… I cannot describe and count how many inquiries I receive f...
by Immigration Help on May 10, 2016

U.S. Immigration Fingerprints Abroad

U.S. Immigration Fingerprints  Abroad Author: US Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova Almost all immigration applications require that an applicant comply with the biometrics requirement and appear for a fingerprinting procedure in the US.  Previou...
by Immigration Help on Apr 24, 2016

How to Avoid Mistakes While Representing Yourself in Immigration Court

How to Avoid Mistakes While Representing Yourself in Immigration Court Author: New York Immigration lawyer You ended up in Immigration court and do not know what to do… The easy answer to this situation would be “hire an attorney!”, but sometim...
by Immigration Help on Mar 2, 2016

How to Bring Your Brother or Sister to the USA

How to Bring Your Brother or Sister to the USA   Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova A petition for a sibling to come to the US is something many wish to do. The process starts with filing of the I-130 petition for a relative. Un...
by Immigration Help on Feb 13, 2016

How to Bring Your Brother or Sisiter to the USA

How to Bring Your Brother or Sister to the USA   Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova A petition for a sibling to come to the US is something many wish to do. The process starts with filing of the I-130 petition for a relative. Un...
by Immigration Help on Feb 13, 2016

TIPS ON WORKING WITH NVC

TIPS ON WORKING WITH NVC Author: New York Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova Once an Immigrant petition is approved, the NVC receives the file and acts as middle man between the petitioner and the consulate. It collects the fees, documents and more...
by Immigration Help on Jan 18, 2016

Immigration Consequences of Arrest

Immigration Consequences of Arrest Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova An arrest occurs when a person is taken into a custody against his/her will for interrogation or search. What constitute an arrest and custody is actually depends...
by Immigration Help on Jan 3, 2016

Parole After DACA

Parole After DACA Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a form of prosecutorial discretion that allows a person who came to the US before reaching the age of 16, and who is otherwise eli...
by Immigration Help on Dec 4, 2015

HOW TO EXPEDITE EAD APPLICATION

HOW TO EXPEDITE  EAD APPLICATION Author: New York Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova Generally, an  employment authorization should be issued within 90 days of submission of the  complete application package.  An applicant with pending asylum a...
by Immigration Help on Nov 19, 2015

F-1 NEPALI STUDENTS EAD

F-1 NEPALI STUDENTS EAD Author: New York Immigration attorney Alena Shautsova The devastating earthquake in Nepal   and its consequences affected its citizens all round the world. The U.S. government first announced that Nepali nationals will be abl...
by Immigration Help on Nov 9, 2015

What Is Adjustment of Status?

What Is Adjustment of Status? Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova Immigration laws of the U.S. allow certain immigrants to apply for an Immigrant visa and become U.S. residents. The regular procedure for this process is administrated...
by Immigration Help on Aug 26, 2015

USCIS UPDATED ITS FORMS

USCIS UPDATED ITS FORMS Author: New York Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova USCIS has updated many of its forms. Whenever the updated forms are published, usually USCIS gives applicants and petitioners some additional time before the old forms are...
by Immigration Help on Aug 17, 2015

Humanitarian Parole

Humanitarian Parole Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova USCIS and CBP are authorized to parole into the US a person who is not qualified for a visa and does not have permanent residency for humanitarian reasons. An application for hum...
by Immigration Help on Jul 21, 2015


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