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How to Legally Travel Abroad as a Permanent Resident of the U.S.

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on September 11, 2013

Green card recipients are permitted to travel abroad in accordance with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) guidelines. USCIS carefully monitors how long a permanent resident remains outside the United States. Remaining out of the country without taking certain precautions can result in the initiation of removal proceedings and the loss of permanent resident […]

A Guide to Conditional Permanent Residency

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on August 14, 2013

Section 216 of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) identifies the steps that must be completed to remove the conditions on a permanent resident status that was issued on the basis of a marriage that is less than two years old. U.S. immigration law can be very complicated. In this post, we provide a […]

Sponsoring a Relative

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on August 7, 2013

A U.S. citizen or permanent resident may sponsor a relative who wishes to obtain a green card and live permanently in the United States. Family Preference Categories The number of visas available for the relatives of permanent residents is limited by law. There may be a waiting period. A green card holder may submit a […]

Preparing for Your Student Visa Interview: The Complete Guide

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 31, 2013

A foreign student who wants to study in the United States is welcome to do so as long as he or she obtains a student visa to enter the country. Student visa applicants must prove they intend to return to their own country upon completion of their studies. An essential part of the application process […]

The Importance of Renewing Your Green Card

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 24, 2013

A permanent resident green card is an essential form of identification for immigrants who legally live and work in the United States. It is important to know when a green card will expire and the procedures that must be followed to renew or replace this vital document. Permanent Resident Green Card United States Citizenship and […]

The Non-Citizen’s Guide to Working Legally in the U.S.

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 17, 2013

You do not have to be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States to work in this country. Foreign workers often come to the U. S. to work as researchers, artists, technology specialists, cultural exchange participants, medical professionals and agricultural workers. All foreign workers must obtain an Employment Authorization Document from the […]

10 Tips for Getting Your Green Card Application Approved

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 10, 2013

The process for obtaining and maintaining a green card requires constant attention to detail. Making sense of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) policy can sometimes be frustrating, but as with anything else in life, a little inside knowledge and experience can make a huge difference. The following tips will help green card applicants […]

10 Common Immigration Interview Questions

Posted by Gutierrez Law Firm on July 3, 2013

Preparing for a green card interview with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can be stressful, but understanding the purpose of the interview can relieve the stress. USCIS interviewers are primarily interested in identifying fraudulent applications. The 10 most common USCIS interview questions should be anticipated. Your answers to these questions should be […]

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