U.S. immigration law allows asylees to apply for lawful permanent resident (LPR) status after they have been physically present in the U.S. for at least one year since being granted asylum. Find out the other requirements and the process for asylees to obtain a green card in the United States.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) recently released information on the recent processing delays at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), saying that the delays have reached crisis levels. We are sharing this information to our clients and readers experiencing delays with the adjudication of their immigration applications at USCIS.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers immigration services that may help people affected by special situations, including severe storms such as Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut.
On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), held in a 5-4 opinion that the term "aggravated felony" in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as it relates to Section 16(b) of the federal criminal code, is "unconstitutionally void for vagueness" under the Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause.
The Naturalization Interview & Testing is one of the steps necessary to complete the Naturalization process in the United States. It is not merely a formality, but a very important step in the path towards becoming a U.S. Citizen. We have successfully assisted many clients with their naturalization applications and have provided some helpful tips for the Naturalization Interview & Testing.
Author of Immigration Law and the Military and AILA member Margaret Stock shares the latest on the MAVNI program and how changes are affecting those who want to serve in the military.
Every year, on Nov. 11, the nation honors members of the United States armed forces who have served our country and defended our freedoms. This year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) host 23 Veterans Day-themed naturalization ceremonies across the country, welcoming more than 1,600 veterans, service members, and military spouses as America’s newest citizens.