How to Get Your Immigration File Through A FOIA Request

Interested in getting a copy of your immigration file? You’re not alone. U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) responds to several thousand requests for immigration files each year. In fact, the agency receives nearly 600 requests for records every day. A law called the Freedom of Information Act (commonly referred to as FOIA), allows Americans… Continue reading How to Get Your Immigration File Through A FOIA Request

What Is Required When Your E-2 Visa Business Changes?

When your E2 Visa Business Changes: Requirement 1. – As a treaty investor, you must be coming to the United States to invest in a new or existing enterprise. U.S.C.I.S (US Citizenship and immigration Services) defines an E-2 investment as the placing of certain capital, (including funds and other assets), at risk in the commercial… Continue reading What Is Required When Your E-2 Visa Business Changes?

Conrad 30 J-1 Waiver Program Set to End – What Does It Mean and Can Proposed New Law Save the Day?

Since 1994, the Conrad 30 (“J-1 Waiver”) program allows each state (plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) to sponsor up to 30 physicians for J-1 waivers each year. The J-1 waiver lets J-1 physicians work immediately after training, rather than return to their home countries for two years as required… Continue reading Conrad 30 J-1 Waiver Program Set to End – What Does It Mean and Can Proposed New Law Save the Day?

Ms. Ramjattan Beats the Gallows in Trinidad

Amnesty International and other human rights groups report that over half the countries in the world have now abolished the death penalty in law or practice. Specifically, Amnesty International reports that 63 countries and territories have abolished the death penalty for all crimes, while 91 other countries, a number of which are in the English… Continue reading Ms. Ramjattan Beats the Gallows in Trinidad

Importance of Immigration Lawyers

Immigration lawyers generally help their clients in issues relating to visas, citizenship and other immigration benefits. Not all instances require the services of an immigration lawyer; however, immigration law in many countries is quite complicated and hiring an attorney will save you money, time and the hustle of moving around immigration offices. Why should you… Continue reading Importance of Immigration Lawyers

Visa Status

You need to collect necessary documents, prepare for an interview, and finally track the visa status on the certain resources. Here is a sample list: 1. Foreign passport 2. 2 color photographs sized 3.5 x 4.5 cm (80% of the face) 3. A copy of the internal passport 4. A copy of the marriage certificate… Continue reading Visa Status