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What is Consular Processing?

If you are not currently in the United States and, therefore, not qualified to apply for an adjustment of status, an immigrant visa application presented to the U.S. consulate in your location is the best course of action. An approved visa petition with a current priority date is needed to start the process. What is…

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What Is Your Immigration Priority Date?

What Is a Priority Date?

If you’re like many people interested in applying for a green card in the United States, you need to know about priority dates. What are they, how does your own priority date affect your case, and is there anything you can do to change it? This guide explains. What is a Priority Date? A priority…

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What is a Bona Fide Marriage in U.S. Immigration? - Family Immigration Services

What is a Bona Fide Marriage in U.S. Immigration?

If you’re like many people, you’re entitled to a U.S. green card through marriage – but in order to get one, you’ll have to show U.S. immigration officials that you’re in a bona fide marriage. That means you must prove that you’re in a genuine relationship with your spouse. Proving it can be tougher than…

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The Significance of a Green Card Lawyer

The Significance Of A Green Card Lawyer

When you’re ready to apply for lawful permanent residence in the United States, you may benefit from working with a green card lawyer in Dallas or Houston. Your attorney can walk you through the entire process – even very early on, such as choosing which visa you can use to eventually apply for citizenship. Your…

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DACA USA Economy

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program

Created in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program benefits hundreds of thousands of youths in America. Often referred to as “Dreamers,” potential beneficiaries must meet and continue to adhere to strict standards and requirements. Membership in the program is not permanent and must be renewed every two years. Additionally, the government can revoke…

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7 Traits of the Best Immigration Lawyers - Davis & Associates - Dallas & Houston Attorneys

7 Traits of the Best Immigration Lawyers

7 Traits To Look For In An Immigration Attorney If you need an immigration attorney, chances are you are feeling stressed out and exposed about your existing immigration situation. The concept of being separated from your household, or your sponsor stopping by mid-way through the procedure can keep you up during the night. These are…

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U.S Immigration: Citizenship for Children for Service Members

U.S. Immigration Policy & President Trump Part 4: House Democrat Bill Would Ensure Citizenship for Children of Service Members

On September 3rd, three House Democrats introduced new legislation that would eliminate policy changes from the Trump administration that impact how service members pass U.S. citizenship to their children. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy that eliminated the guidelines that say children of U.S. military members and other federal workers abroad…

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Family Visas 101: Everything You Need To Know

Understanding Family-Based Visas

United States citizens and lawful permanent residents, also known as green card holders, have the ability to sponsor a family member who lives abroad. Learn how to sponsor your relative’s family-based visa and help them gain entry into the country. Obtaining a Family-Based Visa Thousands of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents help their relatives…

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