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2908, 2021

No Covid-19 Vaccination, No Green Card: New Requirement for Adjustment of Status Applicants

By |August 29th, 2021|Categories: General, Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S.|

By:  Richard Hanus, Esq. Published August 29, 2021 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced it now classifies COVID-19 as a “Class A inadmissible condition”, and applicants present in the U.S. seeking to adjust status to lawful permanent resident (green card) [...]

1008, 2021

2021 Update – Marriage Based Green Card Interview Horror Stories

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: Conditional Permanent Residence Based on Marriage, Immigrant Visas for Spouse / Fiancee / Child Visas|

By:  Richard Hanus, Esq. Published August 10, 2021 Question: Which travels quicker – good news or bad news?  Bad news, of course.  “Train Wrecks” are exciting, interesting, sensational and satisfying.  Yep, train wrecks sell! For instance – in the U.S. government realm, when was the last time you heard about how great the U.S. postal system, or any government agency, was working?  And those green card interview stories, where marriage to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident is involved!  Everyone has heard about them – either from their friends or acquaintances, the movie “Green Card”, or simply by surfing the internet and coming […]

1306, 2021

Dipping our Toes In Legalizationland: ICE Prosecutors To Exercise Discretion Again

By |June 13th, 2021|Categories: General, Removal / Deportation Proceedings and Court Hearings|

By:  Richard Hanus, Esq. Published June 13, 2021 With 12 million or so foreign nationals residing in the U.S. without lawful immigration status, agents of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement department have no shortage of [...]

2905, 2021

Disrupting an Immigration Nightmare: A Little Relief for Noncitizens Falling into the Voter Registration Trap

By |May 29th, 2021|Categories: Citizenship / Naturalization and the N-400 Application|

By:  Richard Hanus, Esq. Published May 29, 2021 What do you get when you combine a motor voter system that too easily registers non-citizens to vote and federal laws that impose extreme immigration consequences for unsuspecting, inadvertent registrants and voters?  [...]

1705, 2021

Reversal of Bad Immigration Policy Just Quietly Happened and the Consequences for Immigrants and Their Employers are Huge

By |May 17th, 2021|Categories: DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), General|

By:  Richard Hanus, Esq. Published May 17, 2021 Attaining lawful permanent resident (Green Card) status by way of a job offer and one’s advanced education and/or experience is among the most obstacle ridden processes on our nation’s immigration benefits menu.  There [...]

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