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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Naturalization with criminal history

  Can I apply for citizenship with criminal history? It depends! Yes, you can apply for citizenship with a criminal history. However, it is important to note that having a criminal record may make it more difficult to obtain citizenship. In some cases, you may be permanently ineligible to apply for citizenship due to a […]

Greencard through consular processing and I-601 waiver

This green card has an amazing story! Same-sex couple. The foreign national spouse was ineligible to adjust her status in the United States (even though she was married to a United States citizen) because of her inability to prove lawful entry with inspection when she was younger. After having lived in the United States for […]

Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal victory in NYC immigration court!

Today, I received a decision of an immigration judge granting my clients (husband and wife) cancellation of removal for non-permanent residents and giving them lawful permanent resident status! This was a long journey for my clients.  They previously went to a lawyer, who did not inform them that they were both ineligible for adjustment of […]