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Understanding the Role of a Joint Sponsor in Immigration

Immigrating to the United States can be a complex process, especially when it comes to meeting financial requirements. For some visa categories, such as family-based immigration, petitioners (the primary sponsor) must demonstrate the ability to financially support the...

Visa Waiver order voluntarily rescinded by ICE after 23 years!

I was recently able to have a visa waiver administrative order rescinded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement!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...

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,...

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...

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...

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....