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Immigration Options For Fashion Models

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NYC immigration lawyer: The Immigration laws of the United States do not provide for special work visas for fashion models. It means that workers in this category have to compete for limited employment visa slots with all others seeking employment in the US. With visa categories named from A to Z, and no clear legal language stating which one is suitable for a fashion model , it is not uncommon that a model or her agent would get confused about the options. The reason for this confusion is that when the lawmakers wrote the laws for foreign workers they classified jobs into categories assigning entertainment workers and performers, including athletes and celebrities, into a P Category, and business related jobs, such as IT related positions, into the H-1B category. As surprising as it may be, a position of a fashion model is viewed by the Immigration authorities as one related to business and not arts. Many people criticize this approach but actuality it makes sense from a legal standpoint. The lawma...

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Waiver Of Passport And/or Visa (I-193 Waiver)


NYC immigration lawyer: Admission laws and regulations state that one who is coming to the United States must be in possession of valid entry documents, such as a passport or a travel document, a visa or lawful permanent resident card, parole, etc. An airline would not board a passenger whose documents are expired…most ...

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Notice To Appear Issued: Do I Need To Go To Court?


NYC immigration lawyer: You received a Notice to Appear issued by immigration authorities, do you need to do anything? The short answer is …Yes! Even if the allegations seem to be ridiculous, you still have to respond and appear in front of the judge. The consequences of not attendance of an Immigration court hearing a...

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When To Apply For Re-Entry Permit As A Permanent Resident

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NYC immigration lawyer: Under normal circumstances, most Lawful Permanent residents are able to travel outside of the US and return without any problems. There are very few circumstances when a Re-entry permit will be required for a LPR (lawful Permanent Resident). First, one should apply for Re-entry permit if his trip...

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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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