Diversity Visa Lottery

What is the Diversity Visa Lottery?

What is the Diversity Visa Lottery? The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Program plays a very important role in America’s immigration system. For many across the globe, green cards or other visas are inaccessible due to lack of familial or employment connections. Without this, or other special status, the possibility of immigrating to the United States…

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2020 Census

2020 Census: Judge Rules Against Controversial Citizenship Question

2020 Census: Judge Rules Against Controversial Citizenship Question January 23, 2019 Every ten years, the United States (U.S.) conducts a census to properly follow the evolution of its population. The U.S. census provides critical data about all residents of the country, regardless of citizenship. Currently, the census does not ask a question about citizenship. It’s…

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Birthright Citizenship

The Importance of Birthright Citizenship

The Importance of Birthright Citizenship Birthright citizenship is the basis of citizenship for natural-born American citizens. It’s so simple that it is easy to take the process for granted. When a person is born on U.S. soil, they are provided with an original birth certificate. That birth certificate is a literal “golden ticket” that will…

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H-1B Visa in 2019

Considering an H-1B Visa in 2019?

Considering an H-1B Visa in 2019? A major benefit to companies and workers alike, H-1B visas allow employers to search overseas for skilled talent. Likewise, well-educated and skilled workers can find access to the American job market via H-1B opportunities. These opportunities create benefits for the U.S. labor market and the country as a whole.…

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Temporary Protected Status

Temporary Protected Status: An Overview

Temporary Protected Status: An Overview Across the world, certain disastrous situations like famine, civil war, or natural disasters force people to flee their homes and communities. Created in the Immigration Act of 1990, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) provides certain foreign nationals with special immigration status. The TPS program allows eligible immigrants to stay in the…

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Green Card Through Family

Are You Eligible for a Green Card through Family?

Are You or a Loved One Eligible for a Green Card through Family? Any person seeking to immigrate legally to the United States, for whatever purpose, can begin the process by applying for a green card. Formerly known as a permanent resident card, a green card allows approved foreign nationals to live and work within…

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An Immigrant’s Guide to Deportation in the U.S.

Deportation is the act of formally removing someone from the U.S., and it’s a serious proceeding. Officially called removal, immigration judges can order deportation after an alien has violated American immigration laws. Who’s In Charge of Deportation in the U.S.? Deportation, immigration judges and all the rules applying to entering, leaving or being ordered from…

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The Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visas - Immigration Lawyer Miami

The Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visas

If you’re an employer who wants to hire workers in occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in highly specialized fields – including IT, finance and accounting, architecture, science and more – you may be able to bring in foreign nationals under the U.S. government’s H-1B visa program. What is an H-1B Visa? An H-1B…

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How to Get Political Asylum in the U.S.

Many people come to the United States looking for protection from their home countries’ governments or residents. In some cases, the U.S. government grants these people political asylum – an immigration status that affords people the protection of staying within the U.S.’s borders. Working with a political asylum attorney in Miami can be a tremendous…

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Characteristics of the Best Immigration Lawyers

Characteristics of the Best Immigration Lawyers

If you’re considering immigrating to the U.S., it’s important that you work with the best immigration lawyers for your needs – and that means you have to ask friends and family for referrals, check online reviews and interview attorneys before you make a hiring decision. But what, exactly, are you looking for? This guide shows…

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