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Can You Get Your Citizenship with a Felony? Find Out

Can You Get Your Citizenship with a Felony? Find Out Obtaining naturalization as an undocumented immigrant can feel like a steep, never-ending journey. Unfortunately, a criminal conviction makes securing American citizenship all the more difficult. Depending on the severity of the sentence and when the conviction took place, criminal charges can permanently bar undocumented immigrants

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ITIN For Illegal Immigrants: Why You Need One

ITIN For Illegal Immigrants: Why You Need One An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number is a unique 9-digit identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It works as a form of identification for immigrants who are not eligible to obtain a Social Security number.  An ITIN is necessary for undocumented immigrants in the United

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Can A Man Apply for VAWA?

Can A Man Apply for VAWA? The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provides security and resources for those affected by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. While the name implies protection for women, the program offers safety benefits to all genders.  Men who have experienced abuse at the hands of a loved one

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U Visa Work Permit Process Time Explained

Immigrants who are the victim of a serious crime can get a U visa work permit, which allows them to stay in the country. Without U visas, these immigrants would be at risk of having to return to their home country, leaving U.S. law enforcement without much to go on to solve the crime. If

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New U Visa Update: Bona Fide Determination

We’ve covered U visas in previous articles, but we want to update you about bona fide determination. The USCIS announced that it would grant certain U visa applicants work authorization and deferred action status while their applications are pending, as long as they meet specific conditions. We’ll talk a little about U visas in general

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I-751 Form: Everything You Need To Know 

Many green cards are good for ten years and are able to be renewed indefinitely. However, if you obtained your green card through your marriage and were married for less than two years when you obtained it, your green card is likely conditional and will expire after two years. Before those two years are up,

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