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  • How Long Does an I-601 Visa Take to Process?
      by HG.org

    Certain immigrants are considered “inadmissible,” which typically results in them being denied admission into the country or provides grounds to have them removed from the country. However, some immigrants can still be legally admitted to the country if they can have their grounds for inadmissibility waived through an I-601 application. The processing time for this type of immigration relief varies by applicant.

  • Green Card Lottery in the U.S. – Selection and Appeals Process
      by HG.org

    The Visa selection and appeals process is in place for foreign citizens to become temporary and permanent residents and citizens of the United States. When the selection passes a person over or the Visa procedure does not accept someone for permanent residency, it is possible through the appeals process to change the outcome.

  • Refugee Status – Can It Lead to Citizenship
      by HG.org

    People who leave their home country because of concern regarding their safety may be able to come to the United States. They may be able to receive legal immigration status. In some instances, refugee status may ultimately lead to citizenship.

  • Impact of Trump’s Travel Bans and Extreme Vetting
      by HG.org

    When travel bans were imposed on certain persons, this affected both the group and everyone involved with these persons. Halting the assistance of immigrants and refugees, the country became embroiled in conflict from many sides that takes time to resolve.

  • How America’s Immigrant Workforce Is Changing

    Immigrants account for 17 percent of the American labor force.

  • Acquiring Work Visas in the United States for Employment Purposes
      by HG.org

    For someone from a foreign country to enter the United States, he or she must acquire a visa. This may be a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary or limited time within the country, or this could be a permanent residence stay with a full immigrant visa.

  • Is Legal Status Possible If I Used a False Name on My Asylum Application?
      by HG.org

    Asylum is a special immigration status that allows someone to potentially stay in a country even though he or she did not qualify for immigration on other grounds. Asylum may be granted to individuals who are being persecuted for religious or political beliefs.

  • How Expert Witnesses Are Tapped for Immigration Cases
      by HG.org

    Immigration cases are often complicated when there are multiple factors or enough elements to cause a success for either side to be uncertain. Various immigration issues stem from those seeking asylum in the United States when they cannot remain in their own country.

  • U.S. Illegal Immigration and Considerations of Moving to Canada
      by HG.org

    Individuals who are currently in the United States without proper documentation may decide to move to Canada at some point. Knowing how a move of this nature can affect an immigrant can help an immigrant make a more informed decision.

  • Why Green Card Holders Must Avoid Voter Registration
      by HG.org

    While green card holders enjoy many of the same rights as American citizens, their rights are not absolute. For example, green card holders do not have the right to sit on a jury or receive funding for post-secondary expenses. Additionally, green card holders do not have the right to vote.


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