4. Adjustment of Status Guide Banner

Adjustment of status is the process you can use when you have a valid U.S. visa and you want to apply for lawful permanent resident status without leaving the country. When you’re a lawful permanent resident, you’ll have a green card. Who Can Apply for an Adjustment of Status? You can only apply for an…

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Understanding Deportation & Removal Proceedings - Davis & Associates

Quick Table of Contents What is Deportation and Removal Proceedings? Exclusion vs Deportation vs Removal Understanding Inadmissibility Who are Candidates for Removal or Deportation? Which Agencies Are Involved in Immigration and Removal? How Does the Immigration Removal Process Work? What is Deportation and Removal Proceedings? Deportation and removal proceedings can be harsh for families to…

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USCIS Filing Fees

USCIS has announced a significant fee increase for most applications. The new fees are set to go into effect on October 2, 2020. Here is the chart of the adjustments on filing fees of various processes. Immigration Benefit Request Current Fee Final Fee Change ($)  Percentage Change  I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card (online…

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Checking Your H-1B Visa Status

When you apply for an H-1B visa in the United States, the government provides an online tool you can use to check the status of your case. You can also contact your attorney or check your petition’s status by phone – but for most people, using the online tool is much easier (and faster). How…

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Small Company H-1B Visas

Successful start-up and small companies that wish to grow usually begin with a clear roadmap to achieve their goals. This plan includes objectives, timelines, staffing requirements, and plenty of action plans. In some technical areas, the staffing challenge can be the most significant hurdle to achieving overall objectives. While there may be plenty of specialized…

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Avoiding Deportation In Texas

It’s pretty well-known that Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s arrested over 42,000 people in Texas last year– and that ICE deportation is on the rise all over the country. But what is deportation, and are there ways you can avoid it? ICE Deportation: What You Need To Know Deportation – now called removal – is defined…

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President Trump has issued a new executive order that prohibits visa issuance for certain classes of employment visas. The affected classes are H-1B, H-2B, some categories of J-1, and L-1. The ban also includes dependent family members who could accompany the spouse with the primary visa classification, such as a spouse and unmarried minor children.…

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