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inside immigration information about marriage green cards and work visas in America

30/60/90 DAY RULE OF “PRECONCEIVED INTENT” FOR MARRIAGE GREEN CARD APPLICANTS

People in certain nonimmigrant visa categories are not supposed to intend to acquire permanent status (a marriage green card) when they enter the USA.

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September 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Marriage Green Card After Visa Overstay

Getting married to someone who overstayed their visa? It happens. After you find out the news that they overstayed their visa, you scramble to figure out the immigration rules so that they can stay in the USA.

August 5, 2017 · 2 Comments

U.S. CITIZENSHIP RESIDENCE & PRESENCE REQUIREMENTS

A citizenship applicant must physically be inside the USA for at least 1/2 the 3 or 5 year residence period.

January 25, 2017 · 172 Comments

MARRIED SAME SEX SPOUSES AND CHILDREN GET “DERIVATIVE” AMERICAN VISAS

Immigration applications based on a same sex marriage are processed the same as different sex immigration applications.

January 25, 2017

H-1B VISA TRANSFER

. . . home page TRANSFER H1B VISA TO NEW COMPANY After receiving an H-1B visa approval, an employee may want to get a second or third H-1B visa, either … Continue reading

January 25, 2017

IS SAME SEX MARRIAGE GREEN CARD INTERVIEW DIFFERENT?

Same sex couples are held to the same legal standard as different sex couples for marriage green cards.

January 25, 2017

An H-1B Visa Holder’s Own Company Can Sponsor Him (Sometimes) for an H-1B Visa but Not a Green Card

. . . home page by DANIELLE NELISSE, Immigration Attorney Unlike many other countries, America allows each of its 50 states to have their own rules concerning the formation of companies. All … Continue reading

January 25, 2017

WHAT TO FILE WITH I-751 PETITION

. . . home page   Marriage to a U.S. citizen is one of the fastest ways for a foreign national to get their green card (permanent residency), which also … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · 92 Comments

GREEN CARD THROUGH MARRIAGE — HOW CAN AN IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY HELP?

. . . home page GREEN CARD MARRIAGE UPDATED JANUARY 2017 Who knew that eventually you would meet a foreigner, get married in San Francisco or NYC or elsewhere, and … Continue reading

January 25, 2017

AUTOMATIC CITIZENSHIP FOR STEPCHILD

. . . home page If you were granted a green card (lawful permanent residence) through marriage to a U.S. citizen, some special rules may apply to you and your … Continue reading

January 25, 2017