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USCIS Helps Those Affected By Earthquakes In Ecuador, Burma And Japan


NYC immigration lawyer: Recent earthquakes and natural disasters affected thousands of nationals of Ecuador, Japan and Burma. While these regions have not been designated for Temporary Protected Status, USCIS promised to help nationals of these countries. What does that mean? It means that first, a national or a citizen of these countries who is in the United States, still has to do his/her best to comply with the law and file all applicable forms, such as I-131 form for a parole, or I-539 form for change of status, or I-290 B form for motions to reopen/reconsider or an appeal. While some leniency in terms of meeting the deadlines can be afforded, without an initial effort, a person will have really hard time asking for forgiveness if the deadline is missed. However, if the deadline is missed and a person can demonstrate that he/she was affected by the natural disaster, USCIS will "help" by considering the reason and forgiving the failure to meet the deadline. Second, USCIS will allow affected persons t...

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Filing I-130 Abroad By Military Petitioner

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NYC immigration lawyer: An I-130 form is a U.S. Immigration document that needs to be filed in order for a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident to sponsor a family member. This form is necessary for a husband to sponsor wife, for a brother to sponsor a brother and for a parent to sponsor a child. Usually, the form ha...

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Children As Dependents For Immigration Purposes


NYC immigration lawyer: Earlier, I wrote a blog about who qualifies as a child for Immigration purposes. Here, I would like to discuss some situations when it is important not only to originally qualify as a child, but to retain such a qualification at the time of the adjudication of certain applications. When it comes...

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Eb-4 Cap Is Reached For El Salvador, Honduras And Guatemala

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NYC immigration lawyer: USCIS reached its EB-4 Visa limit for Special Immigrants from the countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Essentially the cap has been backdated for applicants who have filed on or after January 1, 2010. Those who have filed after this date must wait for new visas to become available. Th...

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How To File For Marriage Based Green Card

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NYC immigration lawyer: One of the most common types of Immigration cases every practitioner encounters is an application for an immigration status based on marriage. These application can be sorted out to two main groups: applications based on marriage based to a U.S. citizen (a USC) and applications based to a marriag...

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Our NYC lawyers are focused on US immigration and speak your language! We connect with our clients the way they choose it at the time they choose it. You could benefit from our flexible payment options and a friendly, ready to serve you team of experienced New York immigration lawyers to support your needs, including transportation and travel arrangements, document collection, translation and interpretations, apostile, notary public, and services in the countries overseas (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Germany, Israel, Brazil, Canada, Jamaica, China, Taiwan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, India, Pakistan).

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Our US immigration lawyers share their knowledge about immigration or the corresponding legal matter with our clients and help them to get acquainted with the US immigration process; New York lawyers provide support in collecting the legal documents necessary for your immigration; New York immigration lawyers connect the clients with a network of specialists; always answer the phone or return a phone call within 2 hours; our New York lawyers are easy and fast to reach by email and text messages; get prepared for the interviews and appearances by experienced lawyers, explaining your every step and stage of the US immigration process; our attorneys will provide regular updates on the cases and issues we work on.

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Shautsova's US immigration lawyers will fight for your immigration status; we fight for your dreamed entry Into the United States of America and ability to live without pressure of being deported; New York lawyers take the worries regarding your US immigration status out of your life.

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NY lawyers provide long term solutions for your US immigration challenges: tell us your goal and our experienced immigration lawyers will help you achieve it. We make the most complex US immigration problems easy for you!

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Alena Shautsova is the only Russian speaking attorney who is a member of the NYSBA Special Committee on Immigration Representation in New York. New York Lawyer with a Superb ( the highest) rating on one of the most credible attorney ranking systems Over the course of her career as a immigration lawyer in New York Ms. Shautsova has handled over a hundred marriage petitions, appeals, adjustment of status applications, employment based petitions and waivers. She successfully represented clients at the asylum hearings and interviews; cancellation of removal hearings and marriage interviews.

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Law firm of Alena Shautsova in the News

Russian Applications For U.S. Asylum Skyrocket In 2015

Radio Free Europe / By Carl Schreck / November 04, 2015

City Bid for Immunity for Officers' Grand Jury Appearance Is Denied

John CaherNew / York Law Journal / 08-01-2012

A recent U.S. Supreme Court holding that grand jury witnesses are entitled to absolute immunity from a civil rights action will not shield a police officer accused of malicious prosecution where the officer initiated the case by signing a criminal complaint, a federal judge in Brooklyn has held.

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