If you’re going through the immigration process to become a temporary or permanent lawful resident of the United States, you’ll be under scrutiny the entire time. It’s a lengthy and complicated process, and if you commit a crime during the proceedings, a lot can change.
A person who wants to become a legal resident will have to submit a series of applications to be considered...Read More
If you fear for your safety, filing a restraining order in North Carolina can provide you security and peace of mind.
North Carolina offers two types of domestic violence protective orders: an ex parte temporary protective orders; and final domestic violence protective orders (also called a DVPO or a 50B order or a restraining order).
Most victims will first seek an ex parte temporary...Read More
Foreign-born specialized workers who wish to work in the United States need to obtain a visa to work. One common path is finding a sponsor, also their employer, to allow them to work in the country.
An H-1B Visa grants a specialized foreign worker a temporary allowance to work inside the United States.
Who Qualifies For An H-1B Visa?
A specialized worker in a technical field, or STEM...Read More
Fay & Grafton is proud to announce Attorney Ana Nuñez inaugural inclusion into the SuperLawyers ‘Rising Stars’ list for 2021.
Ana Nunez was recently selected to the 2021 North Carolina Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.
Only 2.5% of attorneys in North Carolina receive this distinction. Selection to the Rising Stars list...Read More
Thousands of immigrants and companies rely on the H1-B Visa program to “hire nonimmigrant aliens as workers in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability.”
2020 brought a year of sweeping changes for the program due to the novel Coronavirus, according to the Trump administration. Those who routinely rely on the program to hire immigrant workers or...Read More
U.S. Supreme Court Rules To Allow DACA
On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to allow the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to continue. The Court found that the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the program was “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedures Act and failed to consider the hardship to DACA recipients. HERE is a...Read More