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Immigrating to the U.S. Without a Job Offer: Your Options Explained

By Cardinal Concepts | Apr 25, 2024

Immigrating to the United States is a dream for many individuals around the world, promising opportunities for personal and professional growth. However, for those immigrating to the United States without a job offer, the path to U.S. residency may seem complex and challenging. Fortunately, there are various avenues available to navigate this journey, each with its own set of requirements and opportunities that an experienced immigration attorney can guide you through. Some U.S. Work Visas…

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90 Day Fiance Tell All: K-1 Visas-The Requirements, Process, and Avoiding Marriage Fraud

90 Day Fiance Tell All: K-1 Visas-The Requirements, Process, and Avoiding Marriage Fraud

By Cardinal Concepts | Mar 27, 2024

90 Day Fiance is a television series on the TLC channel that follows couples from different corners of the globe embarking on their journey to marriage and immigrating to the United States. Once these couples enter the United States they only have 90 days to decide whether their love story will culminate in marriage. Spanning continents and cultures, the show sheds light on the unique challenges faced by international couples. International lovers need to understand…

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Can Naturalized Citizens Be Deported?

By Cardinal Concepts | Feb 28, 2024

Naturalized citizens, who have undergone the process of becoming citizens after immigrating to the country, possess many of the rights and privileges that native-born individuals have. However, there are certain circumstances under which naturalized citizens may face deportation proceedings, leading to questions and concerns about the security of their citizenship status.  Understanding Naturalized Citizens and Their Rights Naturalized citizenship represents the conclusion of a thorough and lengthy journey for individuals who were born in another…

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Do You Qualify For A USCIS Fee Waiver Or Reduction?

By Davis & Associates | Jan 24, 2024

United States Citizenship and Immigration allows some applicants to request fee waivers or fee reductions when filing certain forms or applying for certain immigration benefits.  Because USCIS is funded by application and petition fees, if applicants can’t afford to pay the filing fees and can clearly show it, officials will consider approving a fee reduction or waiving a fee entirely. But how do you know if you qualify, and is it worth it? After all,…

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Garry Davis and Beatriz Godoy Provide the Inside Scoop on U.S. Immigration Law on “Immigration Nation Podcast”

By Davis & Associates | Jan 24, 2024

Davis & Associates—a leading immigration law firm based in Texas—is proud to announce that their founder and owner, Garry Davis, and immigration lawyer, Beatriz Godoy, will be featured guests on the new podcast “Immigration Nation Podcast.” The podcast provides listeners with the latest news and updates about U.S. immigration law, as well as insights from experienced professionals in the industry. “Immigration Nation Podcast” focuses on helping families and businesses navigate the complex U.S. immigration system…

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What To Do If You’re At Risk of Losing Temporary Protected Status

Effective Options for Those at Risk of Losing Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

By Davis & Associates | Aug 5, 2023

Government bodies, as well as law enforcement agencies in many states, are considering a different approach to addressing immigration matters. Individuals who may be affected by changing attitudes should always remain informed and seek legal advice from a certified immigration lawyer. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was developed to protect individuals in the United States whose return to their home country may be considered dangerous. As the name suggests, this category was intended to be for a…

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What is Political Asylum?

By Garry Davis | Jun 10, 2023

Political asylum is an application filed with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), that allows an applicant to seek protection from persecution in their country of nationality. An applicant must prove the following: That the application has been filed within one year of entry into the United States (there are some exceptions to this rule, but generally this is required). That the applicant fears being…

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Garry Davis Shares Insights on Family-Based Immigration at AILA Texas Spring Conference

Dallas Immigration Attorney Garry Davis Shares Insights on Family-Based Immigration at AILA Texas Spring Conference

By Davis & Associates | Apr 10, 2023

Garry Davis, a prominent Board Certified, Dallas immigration lawyer and founding partner of Davis & Associates, was among the notable speakers at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Texas Spring Conference held on Friday, March 31st in Austin, Texas. The AILA is a national bar association that comprises attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA provides continuing legal education, professional services, information, and expertise to over 16,000 members across the country…

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Does USCIS Monitor Your Social Media?

Does USCIS Monitor Your Social Media?

By Davis & Associates | Feb 14, 2023

Social media has become more than a recreational outlet, it’s an online representation of who you are. What you say and post on digital platforms can last indefinitely. Many employers check the social media presence of potential hires to see how they conduct themselves online, since negative behavior could reflect poorly on their company and create bad press. You may wonder: Does United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) monitor the social media accounts of…

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Do You Have a Health Insurance Requirement as an Immigrant?

Do You Have a Health Insurance Requirement as an Immigrant?

By Davis & Associates | Feb 14, 2023

As an immigrant living in the United States, having health insurance is more important than ever. Keeping yourself and your family healthy should be a priority — but is it mandatory? If you’re an immigrant looking for answers about health insurance requirements, this post can provide some much-needed relief! Who Must Get Health Insurance? In October 2019, the Presidential Proclamation 9945, issued by the Trump administration, prevented immigrants who would “financially burden the U.S. healthcare…

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