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O-1 Visa: Your Guide to a Successful O-1 Application

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | May 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you're an international resident seeking a way to live and work in the United States temporarily, you may be in luck. The O-1 visa is a visa classification for temporary workers and is granted to a noncitizen who possesses extraordinary abilities in the sciences, arts, education, business, a...

Eligibility of Adjustment of Status

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Sep 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

I CAME TO THE UNITED STATES ON A B-2 TOURIST VISA AND MARRIED MY US CITIZEN HUSBAND. CAN I FILE FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS? An adjustment of status (AOS) refers to the petition that an alien physically present in the United States submits to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in ord...

What Does Adjustment of Status Mean?

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Sep 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

An “adjustment of status” (AOS) refers to the process by which an alien physically in the United States files a petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to adjust his or her status from nonimmigrant to immigrant (example H-1B to “Green Card”) When an applicant files for Ad...

When will I be called for an interview?

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Mar 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have applied for an employment-based green card, as of October 2, 2017, you must appear for an in-person interview with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). If you filed an I-485, Adjustment of Status to Permanent Resident for an EB-1, EB-2, or EB-3 visa after March 6, 2017, ...

What is a stateside waiver?

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Mar 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you entered the United States without inspection or you have been unlawfully present in the U.S., you may experience additional hurdles in obtaining a visa in the future. In this article, we will explore what a stateside waiver is, why you might need one, and how to apply for a waiver. What is...

How do you receive a Green Card through a business?

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Feb 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Receiving news that you have been approved for a Green Card as an employment-based applicant is an exciting moment and undoubtedly brings a feeling of relief. However, as you consider the new possibilities that will open by having a Green Card, you might be wondering what this means for your fam...

Petitioning for Relatives

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Feb 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

Petitioning for Relatives The majority of immigrants in the United States arrive on the basis of their relationship to a family member, whether a legal permanent resident or a citizen. To accomplish this, the family member files an I-130 form. IR – Immediate Relative Immigrant U.S. citizens can, ...

How Does The U-Visa Process Work?

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Aug 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

A U-Visa is a United States non-immigrant visa that is available for victims of certain crimes, as well as their family members. If the individual qualifies for the U-Visa, it can be a way for that person to obtain legal permanent residency status, otherwise known as a green card, and eventually ...

How Can I Get a Green Card?

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Aug 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many different mechanisms can be used to obtain legal permanent residency in the U.S., and one of the more commonly-used methods is the green card. EB-1 Priority Workers An individual may apply for an EB-1 Priority Worker visa if he or she is deemed to have an extraordinary ability, is an outstan...

Supreme Court upholds travel ban

Posted by Kripa Upadhyay | Jun 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban Tuesday, ruling 5-4 that a proclamation Trump issued last September to impose new travel restrictions was constitutional and within the president's statutory authority. “The Proclamation is expressly premised on legitimate purposes: pre...

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