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The U Visa for Victims of Crime – Who is Eligible?

The U nonimmigrant status is a nonimmigrant (temporary) status that allows non-citizen victims of crime to stay in the United States, obtain employment authorization, apply for lawful permanent resident status. The U visa is set aside for victims of crimes … Continue reading

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The T Visa for victims of Human Trafficking. Who is eligible?

A T visa is a type of visa allowing certain victims of human trafficking and immediate family members to remain and work temporarily in the United States if they agree to assist law enforcement in testifying against the perpetrators. In … Continue reading

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What Are My Rights In Immigration Deportation Proceedings

Knowing your rights in immigration deportation proceedings, also called removal proceedings, could be the difference between being sent back to your home country and legally remaining in the United States. Thus, it is important to know what you can do … Continue reading

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United States Work Visas

The United States welcomes thousands of foreign workers in multiple occupations or employment categories every year. Some workers are only here temporarily, while others can stay and work permanently. All foreign workers must first obtain permission to work legally in … Continue reading

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DAPA and DACA Update

On February 16, 2015, a Texas federal district court judge issued a preliminary injunction temporarily blocking the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Due to this, applications for DAPA … Continue reading

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