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TPS Extended for El Salvador

It’s that time again: re-registration for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has extended TPS for El Salvador. TPS El Salvador beneficiaries can now apply to re-register. The re-registration period began January 7, 2015 and will run through March 9, 2015. Failure to re-register may have severe immigration consequences, so best […]

Family Members of Lawful Permanent Residents

Lawful permanent residents, aka “green card” holders, have the right to seek an immigration benefit for certain family members. The family members include a spouse, child, or son/daughter (21 years of age or older). One of the immigration benefits sought my family members is lawful permanent residency which allows them live and work in the […]

Los Hermanos de Ciudadanos

Muchos desean la posibilidad de traer a sus hermanos a los Estados Unidos. Eso se puede realizar para los ciudadanos estadounidenses. Ellos tienen el derecho de someter la petición I-130 para sus hermanos. El ciudadano americano debe tener 21 años o más para someter la petición para sus hermanos. Después de obtener la aprobación de la […]

El Notario Público

En los Estados Unidos el término “notario público” tiene un significado diferente de los países latinoamericanos. Solamente ciertas personas tienen el derecho de darle consejo legal a un individuo sobre asuntos migratorios: un abogado o un representante acreditado que trabaja para una organización reconocida por la Junta de Apelaciones de Inmigración. Revise si la persona […]

La Declaración de Los Impuestos

En los Estados Unidos muchos se quejan porque tienen que declarar sus impuestos cada año. Tanto se quejan que cada cuatro años los candidatos de la elección presidencial dicen que van a reducir los impuestos. La declaración de impuestos es algo que se tiene que hacer y muchos no se dan cuenta hasta que solicitan […]

The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA)

The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) allows applicants for certain immigration benefits to retain classification as a child under the Immigration & Nationality Act (the “Act”), even if he or she has “aged-out.” A child “ages-out” when he or she turns 21 years of age. As a consequence, the child loses preferential immigration treatment provided […]

The Employer’s Hiring Responsibility

I-9 Compliance Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), it is illegal to knowingly hire or recruit an individual who do not possess lawful work authorization. The law imposes civil and criminal penalties on employers who knowingly hire or employ individuals not authorized to work in the United States (US). An employer is required […]

Grounds of Inadmissibility

I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility You may be eligible to apply for an I-601 waiver for certain grounds. In certain cases, a person who is inadmissible or ineligible to enter the United States or adjust status in the United States may apply for an I-601 waiver. The waiver may be granted depending […]

Victim of Human Trafficking/Victimas del Tráfico de Humanos

Human trafficking as in many other countries is also a problem in the United States. U.S. Government developed program Trafficking Victims Protection Act. On behalf of this programs women, men, and children victim of human trafficking could be granted nonimmigration status, if they live in the United States, agree to cooperate with law enforcement, and […]

Moving? New Filing Location for Change of Address Form | Mudándose? USCIS Cambia el Lugar Donde Envía la Forma de Cambio de Dirección

Moving? Don’t forget to notify U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) within 10 days of moving. Beginning April 1, the change of address forms (AR-11) must be mailed to the new USCIS filing location: Harrisonburg File Storage Facility Attn:  AR-11 1344 Pleasants Drive Who is required to file a change of address with USCIS? Foreign […]