Any driver convicted of a DWI or DUI faces harsh penalties such as fines, license suspensions and even jail time. But for people currently seeking a green card or to become a natural citizen of the United States, a DWI or DUI could derail your immigration process.
How Does A DUI/DWI Affect My Immigration Process?
Any criminal conviction can affect your status as a legal immigrant in the United...Read More
If you are an immigrant and have entered the United States already and experienced persecution or have a well-founded fear of returning to your native country, you may seek asylum.
To qualify, you will have to meet some basic requirements to use asylum as your avenue of legal immigration status to stay in the United States.
What Is Asylum?
Asylum is when an immigrant applies to stay in the...Read More
The legal rules governing immigration to the United States have changed, stalled, and changed again in the last couple of years, leaving immigrants feeling whiplashed by what to do when seeking citizenship.
President Joe Biden has introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act in early January to help “manage and secure our border, keep our families and communities safe, and better manage migration.”...Read More
When President Joe Biden won the 2020 election, many immigrants rejoiced after four years of harsh immigration policies under the previous administration.
However, the change of leadership in the White House won’t usher in vast immigration benefits quite the way many hoped. Those waiting on an immigration hearing can expect delays well into 2021.
Why Are Immigration Hearings Delayed?...Read More
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the government detained immigrants at an alarming rate and increased their risk of being exposed to the Coronavirus.
The American Bar association wrote on its website, “we have seen daily how the coronavirus epidemic is disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable members of our society. Migrants and those who serve the migrant community have been among...Read More
As an immigrant already living in the United States, when you know you’re eligible for a green card, it can be confusing if you can apply at an office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or if you’ll need to leave the country to go to a U.S. consulate to file an application for lawful U.S. residence.
Working with an experienced lawyer, who has a deep understanding of the U.S....Read More