Immigration for Migrant Workers

Agricultural employers in the United States who expect to have a shortage of domestic workers can bring in nonimmigrant foreign workers to perform labor and seasonal services through the use of an H-2A visa. The visa is available for foreign agricultural workers who receive job offers from American companies. Before applying, there are several things […]

A Brief Q&A on Criminal Convictions and Immigration

Criminal convictions can ruin your chances of becoming a U.S. resident and may lead to deportation. The more you know about how the system works, the better your chances are of staying in the United States. Let’s look at the basics of criminal convictions for those trying to gain citizenship. Q: Can You Be Deported […]

Understanding Prosecutorial Discretion

You may have heard the term prosecutorial discretion but don’t understand what it is and how it might affect your immigration case. Our blog is here to clear things up. What is prosecutorial discretion? Essentially, prosecutorial discretion is the authority of a given agency (for example, ICE) to determine if—and to what extent—it will prosecute […]

6 Tips for People Considering Investing Using EB-5 Investor Visas

HISTORY: Created by Congress in 1990, the EB-5 Program was designed to stimulate the U.S. economy via job-creating and foreign capital investments.   REQUIREMENTS: The EB-5 program is administered by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and allows for entrepreneurs, their spouses, and their unmarried children under 21 years of age to apply […]

5 Steps You Should Take After You Receive a Notice to Appear

You’ve just received your Notice to Appear… now what? The Notice to Appear (NTA) is the official document that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sends you when starting the removal (deportation) process against you.  Getting an NTA means that you must appear in Immigration Court to go through the removal process or defend yourself […]