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UK to US Immigration

How to Immigrate to the US from the UK

August 14, 2018 /

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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Secrets to a Green Card

Top 6 Secrets to Getting a Green Card

March 3, 2018 /

Although holders of Green Cards are typically known as Lawful Permanent Residents, Green Cards are not forever. The much seeked after cards are renewable every ten years and they can be withdrawn for committing a serious crime.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

July 18, 2017 / /

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

June 30, 2017 / /

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

May 4, 2017 /

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?

April 20, 2016 /

Update: The next green card lottery winners will be picked by September 30th, 2019. Individuals must have applied for the diversity green card between October 18, 2017 and November 22, 2017. For the Diversity Green Card Lottery 2020, the registration period was between October 3, 2018 and November 6, 2018. If you have not entered […]

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Same Sex Immigration

US Green Card for Same Sex Immigration

October 6, 2015 /

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?

October 2, 2015 /

(Below is a transcription of this video) 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 […]

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EB-1C Green Card for Multinational Executives and Managers

October 1, 2015 /

(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

June 5, 2015 /

(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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