Preparing for Your Asylum Interview - Davis & Associates

Preparing for Your Asylum Interview

Each year across the globe, thousands of people must flee their homes due to persecution and fear. The United States allows those who fear return to their native countries to apply for asylum. If granted asylum, a beneficiary can stay in the U.S. permanently, building a life free from the threat of violence or retaliation.…

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Guide to Adjustment of Status for U.S. Immigration

Adjustment of status is the process a non-U.S. citizen can use when they have a valid U.S. visa and want to apply for lawful permanent resident status without leaving the country. Approval of an application to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is required to attain an Adjustment of Status to legally remain in…

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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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Pros and Cons About Green Cards

The Pros and Cons of a Green Card

Obtaining a green card, which signifies your lawful permanent residence in the United States, comes with a number of benefits. It’s not the right choice for everyone, though. With a green card, you can live or work anywhere in the United States. You’re allowed to change jobs as often as you’d like (or not have…

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Asylum Domestic Violence and Gangs

Hope for Victims of Crime Seeking Asylum in the US

Domestic violence and gang violence are rampant throughout the world, particularly in Central America. Governments there either don’t care, are too corrupt, or are incapable of addressing these serious issues. Women and children in particular are targets for physical and sexual abuse and marginalization and have nowhere to turn for protection from maltreatment. Often they…

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What To Expect In Your Green Card Interview - Davis & Associates

What to Expect at Your Green Card Interview

If you’re like many people who have to attend a green card interview, you’re probably wondering what to expect and how you can prepare. You probably have a few other questions, as well, such as how long the interview will take and what you should bring. This guide explains exactly what to expect at your…

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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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Big Changes for ICE – Prosecutorial Discretion Can Make a Difference for Many Immigrants

On May 27th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commonly known as ICE, released a nationwide memorandum to guide the government’s immigration attorneys on removal policies and priorities. It is one of the most progressive movements made to date under the Biden Administration to work with the immigrant community. This memo now provides a framework for the…

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