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How to Immigrate to the US from the UK

By Ella BergquistNovember 25, 2019
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Thousands of immigrants come to America to pursue the ‘American Dream’. The United States is the second most popular country from UK emigration. The US is filled with many different cultures and diversity. Many UK citizens see the country as a country full of great prospects, many different climates and world wonders to see. You […]

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Top 6 Secrets to Getting a Green Card

By Ella BergquistMarch 3, 2018
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Although holders of Green Cards are typically known as Lawful Permanent Residents, Green Cards are not forever. The much sought after cards are renewable every ten years and they can be withdrawn for committing a serious crime. Typically after obtaining a Green Card people will upgrade to a U.S. citizenship, which is for life. Before […]

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US Citizenship Rates Increase Under Trump

By Immigration LawyersNovember 20, 2019
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US Citizenship Rates US citizenship rates have escalated in the face of Trump’s strict immigration policies. With plans to crack down on illegal immigration and reduce legal immigration to the United States, the Trump Administration has instilled fear among thousands of people who already live in the US.  With this fear in the background, many […]

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Supreme Court Makes It Difficult to Revoke US Citizenship

By Immigration LawyersJune 30, 2017
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Maslenjak v. United States Out of 7,000 – 8,000 petitions a year, the Supreme Court only hears about 80 cases. This year, an immigration case made its way to the highest court in the United States. Maslenjak v. United States concerns Divna Maslenjak (a Serbian woman) on one end and the US government on the other. On Thursday, June […]

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Green Card Lottery Winners Have Been Picked

By Ella BergquistMay 4, 2017
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What It Takes To Win A Green Card On May 2nd, 2017, over 14 million people found out if they won the 2018 U.S. Green Card lottery. This lottery process is sometimes known as the diversity visa lottery. Although over 14 million people applied for a green card, only about 50,000 people will receive one. […]

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When Is The Next Green Card Lottery?

By Michael NirenApril 20, 2016
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Update May 10, 2019: After holding the randomized computer drawing, the U.S. State Department has announced the winners for Fiscal Year 2020 of the Diversity Visa Program, which hands out 50,000 permanent resident cards, known as green cards, each year, despite President Donald Trump’s promise to end it. Update September 10, 2019: The next green card lottery winners will […]

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US Green Card for Same Sex Immigration

By Michael NirenOctober 6, 2015
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DOMA No More: An Important Update For Same-Sex Couples Seeking Status With the United States Supreme Court finding The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, the Department of Homeland Security has been quick to react. Under the direction of President Barack Obama, the DHS along with all other Federal agencies of the United States Government […]

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Can I Get a Green Card from an E-2 Visa?

By Michael NirenOctober 2, 2015
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Hi, this Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. We were asked this question. Can I get a green card if I’m on an E-2 Visa? Is there a way? Well, the answer is yes and no in that there is no direct path to a green card from an E-2 Visa. An E-2 […]

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EB-1C Green Card for Multinational Executives and Managers

By Michael NirenOctober 1, 2015
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. Today, I want to discuss a not very well known option for a U.S. permanent residents under the EB1C category. That’s for executives or managers of multi-national companies. Now these companies don’t have to be huge companies, […]

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Getting a Green Card to the US Through the EB-5 Visa

By Michael NirenJune 5, 2015
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi there. It’s Mira Freiwat here with the visaplace.com. Today I’d like to introduce to you the EB-5 program. Now what is the EB-5 program you must be asking? The EB-5 program was created as a path to permanent residency, through investments or business to the United States. […]

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Don’t Make These Common US Citizenship Application Mistakes

By Michael NirenApril 17, 2015
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Are you worried that your US citizenship application won’t be accepted? It can be daunting, especially because any errors you make could end up affecting your chances of becoming an official US citizen. We’ve put together five of the biggest mistakes you can make on your US citizenship application, so you know exactly what to […]

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6 US Citizenship Myths, Busted

By Michael NirenApril 7, 2015
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  Are you interested in applying for US citizenship but find it difficult to separate some of the myths and misconceptions floating around the internet from fact? There can be a lot of confusing information online (or word of mouth) about the process of applying for US citizenship, which is why we’re going to bust […]