President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

UPDATE:  NBC reports that Obama’s executive order will be designed to prevent deportation and will cover approximately 5 million people. Here are the expected benefits:  4 million undocumented workers will be able to apply for legal status if they…

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Marriage – The Most Common Way to Get a Green Card

Despite the USCIS’s intensified scrutiny of marriage petitions marriage continues to be the avenue most frequently used by foreign nations to gain U.S. permanent residence. If you are married to a United States’ Citizen or Permanent Resident…

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How to Prepare a Winning Marriage Application

Marriage to an American citizen is the most common method foreign nationals use to obtain permanent residence or green card status in the United States. It is also the method that is most often abused. Because of the high incidence…

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Largest Number of Military Naturalizations since the Korean War

The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) reported today that in Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, the agency has naturalized over 11,000 U.S. military service members in military duty stations throughout the U.S. and abroad. That is the largest number of military naturalizations in any…

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President Considers Loosening Travel Restrictions to Cuba

The Orlando Sentinel reported yesterday that President Obama and his Administration is considering easing the restrictions imposed on U.S. citizens on traveling to Cuba. Loosening the travel restrictions would expand opportunities for American students, educators and researchers to visit Cuba.  However,…

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