Visa Waiver order voluntarily rescinded by ICE after 23 years!

I was recently able to have a visa waiver administrative order rescinded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement! This was not an easy task! There is very limited information available on rescinding such an order. In fact, many people who overstayed a visa waiver entry may often not even be aware that they are subject […]

Show Me the Money! – Understanding the Affidavit of Support for a Green Card

Introduction The journey towards obtaining a green card in the United States is a significant milestone for individuals seeking to establish a new life in the country. One crucial aspect of the process is the “Affidavit of Support.” This legal document plays a pivotal role in demonstrating an applicant’s financial stability and ensuring they won’t […]

Navigating Cancellation of Removal for Permanent Residents: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction In the complex landscape of immigration law, cancellation of removal is a crucial mechanism that offers a lifeline to permanent residents facing deportation. This provision allows certain individuals to retain their lawful permanent resident status and remain in the United States. In this blog post, I’ll delve into the intricacies of cancellation of removal […]

Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents: Understanding the Process and Requirements to Maximize Success in Immigration Court

Introduction Dealing with immigration issues can be a complex and challenging process, especially for non-permanent residents who find themselves facing the possibility of deportation. However, under certain circumstances, non-permanent residents may be eligible for a form of relief known as “cancellation of removal.” In this article, I will delve into the topic of cancellation of […]

Navigating the Immigration Consular Process: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction and Understanding the Consular Process Immigrating to the United States can be an exciting and life-changing experience. However, the immigration consular process can often be complex and overwhelming. Whether you are seeking to reunite with family, pursue educational opportunities, or embark on a new career abroad, understanding the consular process is crucial. In this […]

INA 212(c) waiver granted by an Immigration Judge

Last week, an Immigration Judge in New York granted my client a waiver for his criminal conviction!  The waiver granted was under former INA section 212(c) while my client was in removal proceedings. What is an INA section 212(c) waiver? 212(c) is an old form of relief that very few people qualify for nowadays. It […]

Marriage-Based Green Card: Everything You Need to Know

If you are a married to a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident (LPR), you may be eligible for a family-based green card. A green card allows you to live and work permanently in the United States, and eventually, to become a United States citizen. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to […]

VAWA Green Card Approved!

What is VAWA? Under the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) certain foreign nationals who are victims of abuse by their U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident spouse, parent, or child can self-petition for a green card without their abuser ever knowing about it. This is known as a VAWA self-petition. VAWA cases are not easy […]

I-601 Waiver of Inadmissibility in Immigration Law

  What is an I-601 waiver of inadmissibility? Inadmissibility and immigration waiver issues are very complicated. If you are inadmissible to the United States, then you may need a waiver to waive the inadmissibility ground to become a green card holder. The most common waiver is the I-601 waiver. The I-601 waiver is a process […]