What You Need to Know About the C-Visa

If you’re traveling abroad and find that you have a layover in the United States, you may need a U.S. transit visa.  Transit visas are also known as C-visas and they allow you to enter the United States and stay as long as your layover requires. When your planned ship or flight departs for your […]

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 […]