The E-2 Visa: An Opportunity For Some Foreign Investors

The US government maintains certain international treaties with various countries around the world. The E-2 non-immigrant visa allows citizens of those beneficiary countries, with which there are trade and navigation treaties, to be admitted to the United States in order to invest a substantial amount of capital in an American company. In addition, the E-2 visa also allows your relatives and...

How to Apply for Deferred Action Renewal (DACA)?

Today the US government announced the renewal process for beneficiaries (also known as "Dreamers") of the Deferred Action For Certain Youth Who Entered The US As Children program ("Deferred Action for Children Arrivals" or " DACA ".) For this reason, the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has made a renewed form available to all beneficiaries to begin the DACA renewal process....

10 Rules For Choosing The Best Immigration Lawyer

How do you choose the best and most experienced immigration attorney? Although you may not believe it, it is not so difficult, that is why we have created this list of 10 rules to choose the best: Immigration Attorneys Only Fill Out Papers: It is very common for potential clients (and even fellow attorneys) to ask us if our services are really necessary since "the only thing that immigration...

What visa and green card processes will be affected by Trump’s executive order “Suspension of Immigration”?

Trump's tweet announcement to "suspend immigration to the United States" by executive order has visa and green card applicants in all categories concerned about what this means to them. On the night of Monday, April 20, 2020, President Trump announced his intention to "temporarily suspend immigration to the United States." The Tweet said the following: "In light of the attack by the Invisible...

Agricultural sector migrant workers

The  Secretary of State for Migration  has just published Instruction 3/2020 of the General Directorate of Migrations on the extension of migrant workers whose work permit ends in the period between the entry into force of Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March and June 30, 2020 pursuant to Article 2.1 C) Royal Decree-Law 13/2020, of April 7, which adopts certain urgent measures in the field...

International Migrant Day: working and learning together for a better world

The United Nations General Assembly declared December 18 of each year the International Day of Migrants . The main purpose is to praise the positive contribution of the phenomenon of migration to the development of societies around the world. It is important that the migrant's face is increasingly positively visible in the eyes of different governments. Thus, on a day like today, the member...

New PUMA law that affects health coverage rights.

For non-EU citizens: the health coverage rights for adult dependents only apply after 3 months of continuous residence in France. Minors continue to be entitled to medical coverage upon arrival in France. This new law was implemented with the objective of guaranteeing independent health coverage statutes for dependent and non-dependent citizens. For EU citizens: Health coverage rights for...

Understanding Deportation Cases

Understanding the legal system is the first step to take before fighting a deportation case. Deportation as defined by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is "the formal removal of an alien from the United States when the alien has been found eligible for removal for violating immigration laws. The deportation is ordered by an immigration judge without the imposition...

Proposed Bill for New Immigration Reform

A new proposed bill from Congress has been released which will act as the foundation of upcoming immigration reform. The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 is intended to bring about good change in the field of U.S. immigration. With our best interests in mind, Congress has written this proposed bill to enhance areas which need extra attention and...