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Real ID Requirements and How They Will Affect Undocumented Immigrants

Real ID Requirements and How They Will Affect Undocumented Immigrants

By Davis & Associates | Jan 25, 2023

It is difficult to ascertain exactly how many undocumented immigrants reside in the United States. Estimates can vary according to the methodologies used, as well as the politics of the groups in charge of the counting. The real number is likely to lie somewhere between 10.5 million and 12 million, which constitutes around 3.2 to 3.6% of the nation’s population. Undocumented immigrants are those who have either entered the country without going through the appropriate…

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5 Common Immigration Scams - Davis & Associates

How to Avoid Common Immigration Scams

By Davis & Associates | Jan 25, 2023

For the majority of immigrants, moving to a new country is a life-changing decision. Most will migrate to seek a better quality of life or improve your employment prospects. Others may be fleeing persecution or conflict in their native country. But whatever your reasons, it’s important to be aware of the risks. There are many scammers and frauds out there who will not hesitate to take advantage of your situation, given the opportunity. There are…

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Consular Processing vs Adjustment of Status

Consular Processing vs Adjustment of Status: Which is Better?

By Davis & Associates | Jan 20, 2023

There are several ways for a non-US citizen to become a permanent resident. One of these is to obtain a green card. When applying for a green card, the appropriate process will depend on where you currently live. If you are living outside of the US, you will likely need to apply through consular processing. However, if you are residing in America on a work or student visa, you may need to file an adjustment…

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Military Spouse Green Card - Davis & Associates

Military Spouse Guide: How to Get a Green Card

By Davis & Associates | Jan 20, 2023

For those serving in the United States military, it is not uncommon to find true love while stationed abroad. A long period overseas is plenty of time to meet a romantic partner, start a long-term relationship, and even get married. But what if you want to bring your new husband or wife back to the United States in order to start a new life? If the person you have married is a non-US citizen, you…

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When Can I Visit My Spouse in the United States?

When Can I Visit My Spouse in the United States?

By Davis & Associates | Dec 1, 2022

If you are an immigrant who is married to a U.S. citizen, green card holder or visa holder, you may be wondering when you can visit your spouse in the United States. Being separated from your spouse is never easy. We are always working with our clients to find a solution that will minimize any time you have to spent separated from your partner. The process for visiting your spouse in the U.S. can vary…

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Can I Work in the United States While Waiting for My Green Card?

Can I Work in the United States While Waiting for My Green Card?

By Davis & Associates | Jul 20, 2022

If you’re like many people, you’re ready to apply for a U.S. green card – and you may be in a situation where you need to work. But can you work in the United States while you’re waiting for a green card? This guide explains. Is it Legal to Work in the U.S. When You’re Waiting for a Green Card? It is legal to work in the United States while you’re waiting for a green…

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The 5 Biggest Reasons Your Green Card Application May Be Denied

Why Would My Green Card Application Be Denied?

By Davis & Associates | Jun 20, 2022

If you’re like many people who have applied for a green card in the United States, your worst fear is that your green card application will be denied. Unfortunately, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) often denies green card applications for a variety of reasons, which this guide explains. (But don’t worry – we give you the pointers you need to avoid denial wherever possible.) The 5 Biggest Reasons Your Green Card Application May Be…

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Public Charge Implementation | Immigration Policy

How Public Charge Policy Affects Immigration | Ask Garry

By Davis & Associates | Jun 12, 2022

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, has recently implemented changes relating to the public charge rule that impact immigration cases (particularly anyone seeking admission) in the United States. This guide explains the new public charge rule, as well as how it may impact your case and whether you can provide documentation to help show the U.S. government that you’re unlikely to become a public charge. Background: The Public Charge Rule and U.S. Immigration Before…

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How to Find a Detained Loved One Online - Davis & Associates

How to Find a Detained Loved One Online

By Garry Davis | May 19, 2022

Every year, a division of the Department of Homeland Security called ICE (that’s short for Immigration and Customs Enforcement) detains hundreds of thousands of people via a network of public and private facilities. But what if your loved one is detained – can you find them in the system? This guide explains. When Your Loved One is Detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Throughout the United States, ICE operates hundreds of detention centers. As of…

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How to File the L-1A New Office Petition

How to File the L-1A New Office Petition

By Davis & Associates | May 5, 2022

The L-1A nonimmigrant classification lets United States employers transfer executives and managers from a foreign office to a U.S.-based office – and it’s also available to companies that don’t yet have a U.S. office and want to open one. In order to qualify, the employer must file the right paperwork with the United States government and wait for approval. This guide explains how to file the L-1A new office petition and answers some frequently asked…

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