Our experience with the team at VisaPlace has been absolutely amazing. Special thank you to Nadia Bakhtiari whom we had the pleasure of partnering with. Nadia was attentive, empathetic, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and accessible. She provided guidance and kept us in the loop every step of the way. We were so impressed with the professionalism and exceptional client experience from VisaPlace that we partnered with them for both our PR application and our citizenship application. Thank you VisaPlace and thank you Nadia!
What is the T Nonimmigrant Visa for Victims of Human Trafficking?
T nonimmigrant status is a temporary immigration benefit that allows certain victims of a severe form of human trafficking to stay in the United States for up to four years if they have complied with any reasonable request from law enforcement for assistance in the detection, investigation, or prosecution of human trafficking or qualify for […]
What is an I-212 Application/Waiver?
Unfortunately for many different reasons, individuals have found themselves in situations resulting in deportation or removal from the United States whether it was intentional or unintentional. The I-212 waiver is available for those foreigners stuck in that type of situation. Essentially, it is an application for permission to reapply for admission into the US. This […]
Section 1325 Immigration Law: Effects, Changes
What is Section 1325? Blease’s law passed and became Section 1325 in the U.S. Code. For the first time in U.S. history, the law made it a crime for some people to cross the border. Section 1325 is set to incriminate offenses relating to (1)improper entry into the United State, (2)entry into marriage for the […]
Dangers of Unintended Border Crossings
What Are the Consequences of Accidentally Crossing the US or Canadian Border? For people living in the United States or Canada, accidentally crossing the border that separates the two can be more common than one would think. So, if you’re planning a trip close to the border and there is even the slightest chance you may end […]
21 Savage Overstayed Visa Case: Why & What Could Happen
As many people know on Sunday, February 3, ICE detained famous rapper 21 Savage. He was held on a 23 hour lockdown until being released to his immigration attorney. This case is highly talked about through the immigration industry as well as the entertainment industry. Something that makes this case so unique is that 21 […]
Back to School: How Immigration Will Be Affected
It’s the time of year again where summer vacation ends and kids in America go back to school until May or June 2019. Kids will be packing their backpacks, getting new school clothes, meeting their teachers, seeing their friends, and growing their knowledge. Although going back to school is typically a fun, happy time for […]
What is the U Nonimmigrant Visa for Victims of Crime?
Oftentimes, immigrants in the United States illegally avoid contacting law enforcement officials out of fear they will be deported. This holds true even in cases where the illegal immigrant is the victim of a serious crime, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, etc. The U Visa exists to protect these individuals, allowing them […]
Child of Undocumented American Immigrant Arrested After Speaking Out
PSA: If you are at risk of deportation READ THIS and seek legal help On Wednesday, March 1st, there was a news conference in Jackson, Mississippi about the unchanging immigration system. A young girl, Daniela Vargas, 22, was one of the people who spoke about undocumented immigrants who want legal status. She was arrested after […]
How to Defend Yourself From Immigration Raids
Recently the raids of undocumented criminals have started in cities across America. Many undocumented immigrants, without a criminal record, are wondering what they should do if an ICE agent comes to your door. What immigrant advocates want you to do if ICE agents come to your door The sudden and unexpected deportation of the undocumented […]
4 Things You Must Do When You’ve Overstayed Your Visa in the US
You may think that overstaying your visa in the US isn’t a big deal. “Who’s going to catch me?” you think, “I won’t face any harsh consequences.” That mindset can get you into a great deal of trouble. There can be serious consequences to overstaying your US visa, especially if the stay is for a […]
Can Justin Bieber Be Deported from the US?
(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. So what’s going on with Justin Bieber and the petition to have him deported from the United States? If you’ve heard in the news, and most people have heard about this, he was charged with reckless driving. […]
I Overstayed My Visa in the United States 2020
Have you overstayed your visa for the United States? This is a very serious situation, but it can happen more often and more easily than you would think. Most visas are temporary and have an expiry date, at which point you must leave the United States and return to your home country. An overstay is when […]