How to Avoid Immigration Scams

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There are many immigrants the U.S. who are seeking legal advice and guidance from reputable sources regarding various immigration matters. The trouble is, while there are plenty of them available, including Kuck Immigration Partners in Atlanta, there are also scammers out there looking to take your money and provide you with assistance that doesn’t actually benefit you. Whether you are …

What Should a Lawful Permanent Resident of the U.S. Consider When Traveling Outside of the U.S.?

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President Trump’s travel ban is on track to temporarily take effect, at least until the Court of Appeals rule, as the Supreme Court overturned the “stay” that had parts of the Muslim Ban on hold, on Monday. The travel ban is the third and newest version and was issued by the President back in September. The travel ban imposes varying …

U.S. Citizens Can Help Their Relatives Become Lawful Permanent Residents

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The U.S. is recognized for the various opportunities available, giving those from other countries the freedom they are seeking and the ability to become successful. Perhaps those are the two main reasons why so many foreign nationals want to immigrate here from other countries. While some may have to go through an extensive process so they can receive the clearance …

The Fear President Trump Has Instilled May No Longer Require for a Border Wall to be Built

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President Donald Trump preached throughout his campaign speeches that he would have a wall built that would prohibit individuals from crossing into the U.S. at the Mexican border, however, it may no longer be necessary. According to Newsweek, the number of immigrants apprehended by U.S. Customs Border and Protection(CBP) has already decreased from 31,582 in January to 11,125 in April. …

DECEMBER 2016 – GLOBAL IMMIGRATION UPDATE

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BELGIUM – Belgium has announced changes to existing “contribution to cover the administrative costs” rules and related proposals, and new 2017 salary thresholds for some fast-track work permits B. ITALY – The government has lifted translation and legalization requirements for certificates of coverage in work permit applications; a new investment visa category has been introduced; residence permit fees have been …

DECEMBER 2016 – IMMIGRATION UPDATE

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In the Press DACA Students Continue Years-Long Fight Over In-State Tuition – wabe.org Georgia Attorney Cites Trump’s Win in Defending In-State Tuition Rules – ajc.com Morning Digest – HD 6 – Daily Kos The Special Election to Replace Trump’s New HHS Pick Could Be a Competitive One – Daily Kos Special Election to Replace Price Could Present Opportunity for Georgia …

MID-AUGUST 2016 – IMMIGRATION UPDATE

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In the Press Partner Hiba Ghalib named a “40 Under 40 Georgia Muslim” by ISB Atlanta! She will be honored at the 40 Under 40 Georgia Muslim Gala on October 1st. Congratulations, Hiba! Four Signs You Aren’t Cut Out To Be An Immigration Attorney – Law360 Guía de Expertos: Mi esposo aplicó para una visa U en el 2013 y …

MID-JULY 2016 – IMMIGRATION UPDATE

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In the Press Listen to “The Immigration Hour” Podcast on iTunes!   Mid-July 2016 Immigration Update Various Categories Oversubscribed for August, State Department Reports – High demand in various employment-based visa categories has required the establishment of cut-off dates in August. USCIS Has Returned Unselected FY 2017 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions – Those who submitted an H-1B cap-subject petition between April …

MID-JUNE 2016 – IMMIGRATION UPDATE

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USCIS, DOS Launch e-Approval for H-2A Petitions – USCIS and DOS announced the launch of e-Approval for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, for the H-2A (temporary agricultural worker) classification. USCIS Will Now Use Pre-Paid Mailers To Send H-2A Receipt Notices – Coinciding with the launch of e-Approval, USCIS has begun using pre-paid mailers provided by petitioners to send …

June 2016 Global Immigration Update

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REFUGEES AND RELATED BENEFITS: AN OVERVIEW – This article provides an overview of recent developments with respect to refugees and the benefits granted to them. Country Updates CANADA – Several developments have been announced. ITALY – Several developments have been announced. RUSSIA – The Federal Migration Service of Russia has been reorganized. TURKEY – The European Commission has proposed visa-free …