Immigration Update: How the Unlawful Presence Waiver Has Been Expanded to Help More Immigrants Obtain Their Residency

Immigration issues can be overwhelmingly stressful and difficult to understand - and the stakes couldn’t be higher, particularly when you’ve been in the country illegally and have the ability to apply for residency. In this blog entry, we’ll break down one possible solution. It’s known as the I-601A Unlawful Presence Waiver. The I-601A Unlawful Presence Waiver was first designed to help people who were restricted Read More

Time for a Change: When to Modify Your Divorce Agreement

Anyone who has gone through a divorce knows that it is not something that you want to do again. The fact is, however, that whether it is a judge that dictates the terms of the divorce or the spouses who come up with the terms themselves, there is no way to perfectly plan and account for everything the future will bring. There are times when it becomes necessary to revisit and modify one or more aspects of the Read More

A Brief Q&A on the US Naturalization Process

What is naturalization? Naturalization is the legal process whereby a foreign-born individual can become a U.S. citizen. Once you become a naturalized US citizen, you will be eligible for all of the same rights and responsible for all of the same duties as someone who was born a US citizen. Who is eligible for naturalization? In order to apply to for naturalization, you must fulfill several requirements. In Read More

5 Things You Cannot Include in Your Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements can be an incredibly beneficial tool for couples who are getting married. They allow you to define the various financial terms of your impending marriage, protect assets and lay out expectations in case of a future divorce, and they provide an impetus for couples to talk about their finances before getting married and ensure they are on the same page. However, there are a lot of Read More

8 Tips for a Successful Asylum Interview

If you have come to the US seeking protection from persecution in your home country based on race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or your political opinion, then you may be eligible to apply for asylum. If you are granted asylum, you, your spouse, and your children will be allowed to remain in the United States permanently—but achieving asylum is not an easy process. You must submit an Read More

Nuns on the Bus reach Tallahassee with immigration message

The roaming ”Nuns on the Bus” reached Tallahassee on Tuesday in an organized thank-you to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio for his support of comprehensive immigration reform. Sister Simone Campbell said the 10 Catholic nuns on the 15-state tour, which began in Connecticut this past month to end in San Francisco in mid-June, is aimed at rallying public support for a “path to citizenship” and family unity in dealing with the Read More

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