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Ajuste de estado: Entrada Quilatan o Renunciado a Entrada

Una Entrada Quilatan, también conocido como renunciado a entrada, es una admisión legal por “regularidad procesal,” es idéntica a la entrada sin inspección. Una regularidad procesal significa que CPB permite entrada en un vehículo y los ocupantes no cometen fraude o indican material falso (mentiras), entonces la entrada constituye legal. Sin embargo, sin registro del [..]

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What is a U Visa?

A U Visa lets some victims of crimes stay in the United States.  A U Visa allows someone to legally live in the United States for 4 years, they receive employment authorization, and some of their family members (Spouse, Children, Parents, and Siblings) may also be eligible for a U Visa and its benefits as [..]

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Voluntary Departure: What Happens If You Don’t Leave?

Before a Voluntary Departure Order is discussed, a Removal Order must be explained. A “Removal” is performed by an Immigration Judge where someone is required to physically depart the United States by a certain time. The removal order will contain the exact date by which someone must depart the United States (normally 30 days from [..]

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VISA K: LO BASICO

La visa K es un tema de mucha preocupación, en ambos la política y en las leyes de inmigración. Ambos están más allá de lo básico explicado aquí. Adicionalmente, una serie de televisión fue basada específicamente alrededor de este tipo de visas (K Visa) llamada: prometido de 90 días. Para empezar, la visa K se [..]

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4th Circuit and I-9 Fraud: False Claim to U.S. Citizenship, I-9 Fraud being treated as an “Immigration Benefit,” and the Adjustment of Status Process

To begin, the fundamentals must be explained. First, the Fourth Circuit governs the laws of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland. Second, the governing law can be found at: Dakura v. Holder, 772 F.3d 994 (2014). Third, a “False Claim to U.S. Citizenship” is a legal immigration term. Simply put, it is [..]

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Youtube: What is I-9 Fraud?

ABOUT OUR IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM: Fickey Martinez Law Firm, P.L.L.C. is an immigration and naturalization law firm serving Eastern North Carolina. We strive to make sure you understand the immigration laws that pertain to your specific circumstances. We frequently file with USCIS, NVC and DOS, and we can use this experience to better serve you. [..]

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What is a Boarding Foil or a Travel Foil?

If a Green Card is lost or stolen while a lawful permanent resident (LPR) of the United States is abroad, they may seek readmission to the U.S. after a temporary absence of less than one year through a document called a Boarding Foil or Travel Foil. The “Foil” allows a Green Card Holder to board [..]

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Returning Resident Visas (SB1): The Basics

Permanent resident aliens who are traveling outside of the United States, but are unable to return to the U.S. within 6 months (or 2 years with a Reentry Permit) may apply for a special immigrant Returning Resident (SB1) visa. To qualify for Returning Resident Status, the Lawful Permanent Resident must show: Lawful permanent resident status [..]

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La Entrevista Inmigratoria – Entrevista Para Ajuste de Estado Legal o Entrevista de Residencia Permanente – ¿Que Puede Esperar y Como Prepararse?

[Leer Articular en Ingles – Tocar Aqui] El proceso inmigratorio es por lo general un proceso largo. Inmigrantes tienen que lidiar con la preocupación y estrés que acompaña este tipo de casos. Después si todo es archivado correctamente un inmigrante y sus familiares tendrán que asistir a una entrevista inmigratoria que dejará sus nervios de [..]

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