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August 2018 Archives

What's required to receive a green card or marriage-based visa?

One of the benefits of United States citizenship is the ability to bring your spouse to lawfully live with you in the United States as a result of being married. That said, just because you are married to someone does not mean that your spouse will automatically receive a visa. The visa application process could take time for your spouse to complete, and there could be some legal challenges to overcome, waiting times and a lot of paperwork.

Could I lose my United States citizenship?

When an immigrant becomes a United States citizen, the process is referred to as "naturalization." Conversely, when a United States citizen loses his or her citizenship, the process is referred to as "denaturalization." One might assume that once you become a citizen, you're always a citizen.

How do deported immigrants travel to their countries of origin?

The United States deportation process for immigrants may happen quickly, or it could be a long, drawn-out court affair. After the deportation has been approved, and the immigrant has exhausted all appeals strategies, the deported individual will be sent back to his or her country of origin. However, the deported person might have to endure some delays before traveling -- especially if it's challenging to obtain the appropriate travel documents from the country of origin.

Can undocumented children go to college?

Many undocumented children have no idea that they are undocumented. It's not something they think about. For a lot of them, they think of the United States as home. They came to America when they were far too young to consider legal immigration and what coming in without proper documentation really meant.

How should I respond when police ask my immigration status?

Imagine you're walking through your neighborhood -- trying to get a brisk 30 minutes of exercise -- before heading to work in the morning, and police stop to ask you about your immigration status. Considering the tense legal climate for all immigrants in the United States right now, being asked about your immigration status by any police officer -- no matter who you are -- could frightening enough to make your heart jump into your throat.

3 kinds of employment-based visas for the United States

If you want to immigrate to the United States, you might be able to do it in a professional capacity. The United States needs certain individuals with specific skills and abilities, and depending on the need for specific professions, you might be able to gain entry by virtue of your skills, education and experience.

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