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5 Top Questions Asked During Marriage Green Card Interview

5 Top Questions Asked During Marriage Green Card Interview

A popular way to gain lawful permanent resident status in the United States is to obtain your green card through marriage. When you apply for a green card based on marriage to a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident from within the United States, the process is generally referred to as an “adjustment of status.” Part of that adjustment of status process requires…

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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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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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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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Immigration Update_ National Interest Exceptions + Naturalization Civics Exam + End of Presidential Proclamation 10014

Immigration Update: National Interest Exceptions + Naturalization Civics Exam + End of Presidential Proclamation 10014

A lot is going on in immigration news these days, and we’re here to keep you updated. In this article, we discuss four updates in U.S. Immigration policy: (i) we have new restrictions on travelers coming from the Schengen region and other areas; (ii) there is a new citizenship exam for those coming to the U.S.; (iii) President Biden has cancelled…

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New Immigration Bill Introduced - The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

New Immigration Bill Introduced: The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

A new presidential administration typically starts off running with its highest priorities on day one. That is precisely what happened when President Biden took the oath of office on January 20, 2021. On the same day as his inauguration, President Biden sent an immigration bill to Congress – The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 – in order to…

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Major Improvements to Naturalization

UPDATE: Major Improvements to Naturalization, Including Faster N400 Processing

The arrival of the Biden Administration has ushered in some very good news for the 40 million foreign-born individuals who live in the United States today. Among the many changes taking place in the new administration, President Biden signed an executive order on February 2, 2021 that calls for major…

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Immigration Update- President Biden Signs 3 New Executive Orders

Immigration Update: President Biden Signs 3 New Executive Orders

Earlier this month, USCIS announced a new policy for people applying to renew their green card. In this article, we will be going over this policy and explaining some important details. At Ashoori Law, we practice U.S. immigration law and post information regularly to help people stay up to date on important…

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