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Humanitarian Asylum – Applicant Needs to Demonstrate only Long Lasting Physical or Mental Effects of Persecution

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on May 17, 2013

Contributed by Lauren Williams, staff writer at King Law Offices, Greenville SC Disclaimer: This article is not intended as legal advice and does not reflect the opinions of the Gutierrez Law Firm. Asylum is available to an alien who is unable or unwilling to return to her country because of persecution or a well-founded fear […]

Penalties for Overstaying a Visa: What Every Visa Holder Should Know

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on May 15, 2013

The 1996 reform of U.S. immigration policy drastically increased the consequences for overstaying a non-immigrant visa. This is true for all visa categories, including F-1 student, B-2 visitor and H-4 spouse visas. The regulations that govern non-immigrant visits to the United States are extensive and complicated. A qualified immigration lawyer possesses the knowledge and experience […]

The Diversity Visa Lottery Program | Win a Free Green Card!

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on May 8, 2013

Our nation’s immigration policy includes a variety of ways to qualify for U.S. permanent residency (green card). One of the more interesting methods is the Diversity Visa (DV) Program. The program selects eligible applicants with the assistance of an annual diversity lottery. With a green card, an immigrant can legally enter the United States, be […]

How to Get a Visa for Your Fiancé or Fiancée

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on May 1, 2013

If a U.S. citizen wishes to bring a foreign-born fiancé or fiancée into the country for the purpose of getting married, a Form I-129F must be filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Once the petition is approved, the foreign spouse-to-be must obtain a visa from a U.S. embassy or consulate. For assistance […]

Female Genital Mutilation Constitutes Persecution in Asylum Law

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on April 24, 2013

Contributed by Lauren Williams, staff writer for the Law Office of Randolph Wolf Disclaimer: This article is not intended as legal advice and does not reflect the opinions of the Gutierrez Law Firm. In Asylum cases, ‘persecution’ means a serious threat to the life or freedom of the asylum applicant.  To be eligible for asylum, the applicant […]

Renewing Your Non-Immigrant Worker Visa

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on April 24, 2013

One of the quickest ways to legally immigrate to the United States is to apply for a temporary non-immigrant work visa. Regardless of the visa classification, a non-immigrant visa allows a foreign worker to remain in the United States for a designated period of time. The recipient of a temporary work visa must then leave […]

Illegal immigrants can file Workmen Compensation Claims and Personal Injury Lawsuits

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on April 17, 2013

Guest post by Lauren Williams, staff writer at mjblawoffices.com/blog. The general rule is that an alien who is in the United States unlawfully has no rights under the United States Constitution to equal opportunity of employment such as is enjoyed by lawfully resident aliens and he has no constitutional right to work.  Thousands of illegal […]

Work Visas: Immigration Through Labor Certification

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on April 17, 2013

One means of gaining entry to the U.S. is to use a job offer to obtain a green card. The offer of employment must be for a position that is both full-time and permanent. The immigration law surrounding gaining legal entry to the United States from abroad is extremely complicated. Anyone hoping to successfully immigrate […]

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