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4 Benefits Getting U.S. Citizenship

4 Benefits Getting U.S. Citizenship

Let’s talk about some of the benefits of becoming a United States citizen. Many people are confused about the benefits of becoming a U.S. citizen versus remaining a lawful permanent resident (i.e., green card holder), so we hope that we can clear up some of these differences. In this article, we will cover four benefits of getting U.S. citizenship.

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National Interest Waiver Examples - What Qualifies

National Interest Waiver Examples: What Qualifies

The national interest waiver (NIW) is an attractive option for certain qualified individuals to get a green card to the United States through self-petition. The national interest waiver offers the opportunity to pursue a green card without a job offer. In this guide, I will explain what you need to know about the national interest waiver and provide…

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TN Visa Renewal - What You Need to Know

TN Visa Renewal: What You Need To Know

The TN visa is a powerful non-immigrant visa classification available to citizens of Canada and Mexico. With a TN visa, you can live and work in the USA for extended periods of time. The TN visa can be renewed or extended past its initial validity period of three (3) years. For Mexican citizens, a standard…

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L1 Visa vs. E2 Visa_ How to Figure Out Which Visa is Right for You

L1 Visa vs. E2 Visa: How to Figure Out Which Visa is Right for You

People are often unsure on whether to apply for an L1 visa or an E2 visa. Both of these visa options can be wonderful options for investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. The E2 visa is an investor visa. The way it works is that through the E2 visa, someone can invest in a U.S. business by either starting…

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Dream and Promise Act, Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021, and Dignity Plan

Dream and Promise Act, Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2021, and Dignity Plan

Immigration policy in the United States continues to be a hot topic in our national discourse. To begin, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed two separate immigration bills. Also, House Republicans have put forth their version of an immigration reform bill called the Dignity Plan. We will go through these updates with you so…

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The Public Charge Rule Is Gone

The Public Charge Rule Is Gone

We have come to learn that the public charge rule will no longer be enforced going forward. This is wonderful news for many people who plan to apply for their green card. Let us begin the discussion by explaining what the “public charge rule” is. This rule was enacted in 2019, and it allowed immigration officers to weigh…

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4 Ways to get a Green Card on your own

4 Ways To Get A Green Card On Your Own

In this guide, we will discuss four ways that you can self-petition to get a green card. That means that you can apply for your green card on your own without the need for an employer or a family member to sponsor you. These four ways are (1) the EB1A visa, (2) the EB2 national interest waiver, (3) the EB5 investor visa, and…

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6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

The U.S. immigration system has several visa and green card options for investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. In this article, we will discuss some of the more well-known options, as well as some of the options that you might not know about. We are Ashoori Law, led by Michael Ashoori, a U.S. immigration lawyer based in Los Angeles, California. At our law firm we…

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