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SIJS – Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

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This is an immigration classification that can be granted to undocumented immigrant children who are under the age of 21 and have been abandoned, neglected or abused by one of their parents, or by both parents, but a court order has to be issued by a family court, determining custody of the child before he/she […]

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U Visas

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If you or a close family member have been a victim of a crime, you may be eligible to apply to obtain a U visa that will allow you to stay in the United States. Who is eligible to apply for a U visa? A person who was a victim of a crime that occurred […]

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US Immigration: Birth Certificates, Marriage Certificates, and Divorce Decrees from the Dominican Republic

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The U.S. immigration system is very particular when it comes to document requirements. Whether you are applying for a green card via consular process in the U.S. embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, or are already here in the United States and are going through the Adjustment of Status process you will need to comply […]

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South Africa Birth Certificate for US Immigration Purposes

US Immigration law is strict, and one area that always causes complications or delays is regarding foriegn documentation. What is correct? What is needed for US Immigration? This blog post will explain. Type of acceptable Birth Certificate: “Long-form” Birth Certificate (aka Unabridged Birth Certificate) Place to apply for one: Department of Home Affairs Private Bag […]

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Can I file my DACA application for the first time now?

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Based on the June 18, 2020 Supreme Court decision reversing the cancellation of DACA Trump’s Administration we can file new DACA applications for the time being. Although USCIS has yet to update information in their website with regards to new DACA filings, applicants who meet the requirements for DACA should file new applications as soon […]

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Can I get a green card for my same-sex spouse?

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Yes, you can apply for a green card on behalf of your same sex spouse. Since the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling granting same-sex marriages the same dignity and respect as different sex marriage. A same-sex couple can apply for a green card based on the U.S. immigration laws that allows a US. citizen to […]

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Requesting Your IRS Transcript: Our Helpful Guide

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IRS Transcripts are FREE for the past 4 years, and available Online at the IRS website and over the Phone. IRS Transcripts are usually requested financial supporting documents by USCIS, NVC, and DOS and in many Immigration Filings. If your immigration filing requires the past 5 years of records, consider providing the IRS Form 1040 […]

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Request Your Credit Report: Helpful Guide

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You can request your free credit report from the three credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) once every 12 months. You can request all three reports at once, or space them out throughout the year. For Immigration, they would request a report be recent, but one pulled within 12 months of submitting your filing […]

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