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EB2 NIW: The Best Way To Receive A Green Card In The US

06 September 2023

Author: EB2 NIW Attorney Alena Shautsova If you were searching for solutions as to how to receive a green card in the United States without the help of an employer or a family member or very pricing investments most likely you saw articles about EB2 national interest waiver. This is a special program developed by the United States immigration la ...

T Visa: Overlooked Remedy For Many Wrongs

27 July 2023

Author: New York Immigration Attorney Alena Shautsova The United Nations defines human trafficking in the UN Trafficking in Person Protocol, which supplements the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime as “the recruitment, transport, transfer, harboring or receipt of a person by such means as threat or use of force or othe ...

Anti Immigrant Florida Bill SB 1718: What To Do If You Are Caught In Political Mayhem

04 July 2023

Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova The US has not seen a comprehensive Immigration reform for decades. The most significant changes to the rigid immigration law last time happened during the President Obama when he implemented DACA and I 601A waiver process. But since that time, or 2012 to be precise, no new avenues for immigra ...

New Premium Processing Rules

26 April 2022

  On March 30, 2022, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a policy that addresses the considerable number of updates to the premium processing benefits and gives clarity on when the USCIS will enforce the updates to premium processing filings. This policy or rule is referred to as the "Implementation of the Emerg ...

EB-2 National Interest Waiver For STEM Professionals

31 January 2022

  With the understanding that technological advancement is a viable and feasible feeder for the United States economy, the government of the United States led by president Joe Biden is taking drastic and progressive steps in ensuring increased economic growth and technological competitiveness. To achieve this, the United States government per ...

Dealing With Lengthy EAD Processing Timelines: Practice Tips And Pointers

26 January 2022

Based on AILA practice advice. In the last couple of years, an unexpected drawback has been experienced by the USCIS in the arbitration of Employment Authorization Document(EAD) cards. This has led to practitioners and applicants running around searching out methods to improve the processing or to inquire [in a forward-looking manner] into cases s ...

VAWA: Self-Petition Option For Battered And Abused Non-Citizens

08 December 2021

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova Summary: Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA” is the United States law that provides grounds for certain abused non-citizens who are spouses or children of United States citizens or lawful permanent resident and parents of the United States citizens to submit self-petitions for immigrant visa cl ...

Do You Have A Chance At Winning Your Case On Appeal?

16 November 2021

Author: NYC Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova NYC Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova helps clients to fight for their Immigration benefits in the United States. If you are thinking about an appeal, it means you received a denial of your Immigration application or petition. First, you need to know that not every denial may be appealed: sometimes, ...

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