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Asylum Travel Ban 2023: Rolling The Dice

11 March 2023

Author: US Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova Recently, the Joe Biden administration released a new proposed law that will almost eliminate the seeking of asylum in the United States. According to observers and concerned individuals, this proposed rule referred to as the "Circumvention of Lawful Pathways," seeks to expel the chances of refugees see ...

Dream Act 2023

18 February 2023

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova While the American political divide is as wide as ever, some sparks of unity still shine through. Earlier this month, two senators from either side of the party aisle demonstrated rare bipartisan consensus. It is important to understand exactly what the Dream Act is and why it is so deeply tied t ...

Welcome Corps: New Way For Refugees To Come To The U.S.

01 February 2023

Author: US Asylum Lawyer Alena Shautsova The United States of America has always been a helper to other countries, especially in times of need. One avenue of assistance is the acceptance of and aid provided to refugees. Just last week, the Welcome Corps, which is a private refugee sponsorship program, was officially unveiled by State Secretary A ...

Biden’s New Immigration Policy: Come Legally And You Will Have Your Day In Court!

01 February 2023

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova Just recently, the topic of immigration was at the forefront of discussions during the North American Leaders' Summit, where President Biden, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico met to address pressing issues. President Biden defended his ...

EB-2 National Interest Waivers (Non-Physicians)

29 December 2022

What to do if you would like to obtain a green card or permanent residency in the United States but you do not have anyone to petition for you, such as an employer. In certain cases, a person may self-petition for permanent residency in the Untied States, if they possess high qualifications. Congress established a green card pathway for those w ...

Hope For Immigration Reform

21 December 2022

With the constant wave of tension surrounding immigration issues in the country, any slight positivity on the matter is likely a spark of hope for interested parties. One major problem that has plagued immigration, is the disagreement among political parties over the Immigration reform. With such a problem, no favorable and agreeable deal can be ...

Angola Country Conditions: Women's Rights

30 November 2022

In the past, there was little to be said about women in Angola except for the general assumption of the role women played across Africa. Traditionally, they were involved mostly in food production and family duties. However, their role in these two domains proved to be of immense economic benefit when compared to their male counterparts. Over th ...

Lost Immigration Court Case: What To Do?

28 November 2022

Author: New York Immigration Lawyer Alena Shautsova One always hopes that their case will be approved. But what if the case got denied? maybe you failed to present a compelling case due to the time restraints, life events, or poor work of your advisor; maybe you feel that you had a particular tough judge? Well, generally speaking, you will fa ...

It Will Be Harder To Get 237(a)(1)(H) Fraud Waiver After BIA Decision

01 November 2022

Some people believe that the easiest way to get a green card in the United States is through marriage to a US citizen. In reality, this is not the case. Why? It is so because if one does not have enough evidence, or made some mistakes during the process, if the marriage falls apart in the process, a person may be accused of marriage fraud with v ...

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