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Green Card Through Employment: Categories and Application Process

Green Card Through Employment: Categories and Application Process The American Dream isn’t just a slogan; it’s a pathway to a fulfilling life for many. One of the most common routes to obtaining permanent residency in the United States is a green card through employment. For those who possess unique skills or professional qualifications, the journey...
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Obtaining a Student Visa: Steps to Study in the United States

Obtaining a Student Visa: Steps to Study in the United States Fulfilling the dream of studying in the United States is a monumental achievement for any international student. Known for its globally recognized educational institutions and multicultural fabric, the U.S. remains a top choice for academic aspirants worldwide. In this exhaustive guide by the Law Office...
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Understanding the DACA Program: Eligibility and Recent Developments

Understanding the DACA Program: Eligibility and Recent Developments In recent years, immigration policies and programs in the United States have undergone significant changes and debates. One program that has garnered substantial attention is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA has had a profound impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of young...
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Family-Based Immigration: Bringing Your Parents to the United States

Family-Based Immigration: Bringing Your Parents to the United States   Family is the cornerstone of many people’s lives, and being separated from loved ones due to geographical boundaries can be heart-wrenching. Fortunately, the United States offers pathways for family-based immigration. These pathways allow citizens and permanent residents to bring their parents to live with them....
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A Guide to Immigrating to the USA​

A Guide to Immigrating to the USA Are you considering immigrating to the United States of America (USA)? It’s a monumental decision that can open up a world of opportunities. However, we understand that the immigration process can seem daunting. That’s why we, at the Law Office Of Abhisha Parikh, are here to guide you through the...
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Understanding the Asylum Process: Eligibility, Application, and Rights

Understanding the Asylum Process: Eligibility, Application, and Rights In a world marked by turmoil and uncertainty, many individuals seek refuge and safety in countries that uphold the values of compassion and protection. The United States, as a land of opportunities and freedom, offers asylum to those fleeing persecution in their home countries. The asylum process...
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The Marriage Based Green Card Timeline: A Pathway to Love and Legal Status

The Marriage Based Green Card Timeline: A Pathway to Love and Legal Status Obtaining a marriage based green card is not only a testament to love and commitment but also a gateway to numerous benefits and opportunities in the United States. In this informative timeline, we will delve into the advantages of pursuing a marriage...
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Humanitarian Relief Options: Asylum and Refugee Status

Humanitarian Relief Options: Asylum and Refugee Status In a world plagued by conflicts, persecution, and human rights abuses, millions of people are forced to leave their homes in search of safety and protection. For those facing such dire circumstances, asylum and refugee status provide vital humanitarian relief.   Let’s explores these two forms of protection,...
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Exploring Special Immigration Programs: U Visas, T Visas, and VAWA

Exploring Special Immigration Programs: U Visas, T Visas, and VAWA   In the realm of immigration law, there exist special programs that provide crucial immigration relief and legal protections for victims of crimes. These programs, known as U visas, T visas, and VAWA (Violence Against Women Act), offer a pathway for victims to obtain legal...
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Understanding the Naturalization Test: Study Tips and Common Questions

Understanding the Naturalization Test: Study Tips and Common Questions Becoming a U.S. citizen is an important milestone in your immigration journey. To achieve this, you will need to pass the naturalization test, which evaluates your knowledge of English and civics. In this comprehensive guide, we will provide you with study tips, answer common questions, and...
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Factors to Consider When Applying for a Hardship Waiver

Factors to Consider When Applying for a Hardship Waiver When navigating the US immigration system, there are situations where individuals face inadmissibility due to certain grounds, such as unlawful presence, misrepresentation, or criminal convictions. However, there is a potential solution available in the form of a hardship waiver. A hardship waiver, also known as an...
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9 Key Strategies for a Long-Distance Relationship During the Marriage Green Card Process

Discover effective strategies to maintain a thriving long-distance relationship while navigating the complexities of the marriage green card process. From open communication to setting goals, these tips will help you strengthen your bond and overcome the challenges.
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Exploring F1 Visa Work Opportunities: 5 Legal Ways to Work in the US

Exploring F1 Visa Work Opportunities: 5 Legal Ways to Work in the US In this article, we’ll explore five ways you can legally work in the US without violating your visa status. 1. On-Campus EmploymentThis is one of the most straightforward employment options for F1 students. As an F1 visa holder, you can take up...
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10 Essential Tips for a Successful B1/B2 Visa Approval

10 Essential Tips for a Successful B1/B2 Visa Approval Embarking on a journey to the United States for business or pleasure involves acquiring a B1/B2 visa. The B1 visa caters to business-related ventures, while the B2 visa serves tourists and those visiting for pleasure. This article offers 10 practical tips to help increase your chances...
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90-Day Fiancé vs. Reality: Unveiling 5 Key Differences

90-Day Fiancé vs. Reality: Unveiling 5 Key Differences The reality TV show “90-Day Fiancé” offers a tantalizing glimpse into the world of international relationships. However, its glitz and dramatic flair often overshadow the realities of such relationships. In this blog post, we demystify the sensationalism by discussing five crucial ways in which the show differs...
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Essential Guide to Immigrating to the US: 5 Key Considerations

Essential Guide to Immigrating to the US : 5 Key Considerations Embarking on the journey of immigrating to the US can be a thrilling experience filled with new opportunities and the promise of a fresh start. However, the immigration process in the US can also seem overwhelming. This comprehensive guide highlights five important aspects that...
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Challenges and Opportunities for Immigrants in the Current Job Market

Challenges and Opportunities for Immigrants in the Current Job Market The job market can be challenging for anyone, but the obstacles can be even greater for immigrants. Despite their skills and qualifications, immigrants often face barriers to finding work that is commensurate with their experience and training. However, there are also opportunities for immigrants who...
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USCIS Receives 781K H1B Registration for FY 2024: What You Need to Know

USCIS Receives 781K H1B Registration for FY 2024: What You Need to Know The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted the H1B Lottery for the fiscal year (FY) 2024 season during the last week of March 2023. Many have been eagerly waiting to know the total count of H1B registrations, how many were selected,...
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Understanding VAWA: The Violence Against Women Act and Immigration Relief

Understanding VAWA: The Violence Against Women Act and Immigration Relief The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a crucial piece of legislation that provides protections and resources for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in the United States. This article will cover essential information about VAWA, including eligibility criteria, application process, and the...
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U Visa Guide: Eligibility, Requirements, and Application Process for Victims of Crime

U Visa Guide: Eligibility, Requirements, and Application Process for Victims of Crime The U visa is a nonimmigrant visa specifically designed to protect victims of certain crimes who have experienced mental or physical abuse and have actively assisted in the investigation or prosecution of the crime. This blog post will provide an overview of the...
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Understanding the Affidavit of Support Process for US Immigrants

The Affidavit of Support is a crucial legal document for US citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPR) sponsoring an immigrant for a green card. Learn about the process, requirements, and forms involved, such as Form I-864, to ensure a successful application with US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).   What is the Purpose of the...
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CAN YOU LOSE YOUR GREEN CARD IF YOU AND YOUR SPOUSE GET DIVORCED?

“Hi, this is immigration attorney Abisha Parikh and today I am going to go over the most common mistakes that you should avoid during your visa interview. These tips are coming straight from a Consulate Officer who kindly shared these details with me so that I can share them with my clients. Is your marriage...
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WHAT IF MY SPOUSE DOES NOT SHOW UP TO THE GREEN CARD INTERVIEW?

“The immigration process when it comes to sponsoring a spouse is very much dependent on the corporation of the US citizen or permanent resident spouse. The most immediate consequence to your spouse not going to the Green card interview is that if you show up without your spouse, it is going to raise a lot...
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E-2 INVESTOR VISAS

“Hi this is immigration attorney Abisha Parikh. and today i will be discussing the E-2 Visas. The E-2 investor visa allows an individual to enter and work inside of the US, based on an investment the applicant will be controlling within the US. The visa has to be renewed every year, but there is no...
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BASICS OF THE O VISA

“Hi this is immigration attorney, Abisha Parikh. And today i am going to be briefly discussing the O-1 Visa for extraordinary ability individuals as an alternative for a H1-B Visa.  Most people are familiar with the H1-B Visa as the most common work visa. However, the O1 visa is a very unique visa that allows...
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I-864 JOINT SPONSORSHIP

“Hi this is immigration attorney Abisha Parikh. and today ill be discussing joint sponsorship.  when sponsoring immigrants for a green card in the US, the petitioner has to meet certain income guidelines in a family based case in order for immigration to be sure that the immigrant will not go on public assistance in the...
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CITIZENSHIP BASIC REQUIREMENTS

“Hi this is immigration attorney, Abisha Parikh. And today i am going to be talking about naturalization and citizenship requirements. More and More people wish tot apply to become US citizens, whether it is for a job or for family reasons. Being a US citizen allows you to do things that you couldn’t do as...
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EB5 INVESTOR VISAS

“Hi this is immigration attorney Abisha Parikh, and today i am going to be discussing the EB5 investor visas. The EB5 requires any foreign investor, regardless of their nationality, to invest either half a million or a million dollars in order for them to be able to come to the US and acquire a green...
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USCIS WILL ISSUE REDESIGNED GREEN CARDS AND EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION DOCUMENTS

Release Date: April 19, 2017 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure Identification Document Project. USCIS will begin issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017. These redesigns use...
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DV LOTTERY

“HI this is immigration attorney Abisha Parikh and today i am going to be going over the DV lottery. i am often asked by clients how do i get a green card if i dont have a million dollars to buy one? or an employer to sponsor me? Or i do not have a family...
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MARRIAGE – BASED GREEN CARD PETITION

“Hi this is immigration attorney Abisha Parikh and today i will be going over the steps to a K3 marriage based green card. if you are married to a  us citizen and decided to not go through the whole immigration visa application process while your overseas but instead to use the alternate K3 visa for...
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THE PERMANENT BAR

“Hi this is immigration attorney Abisha Parikh. and today i will be briefly going over the permanent bar. always consult a competent immigration attorney if this situation applies to you. the permanent bar is a ten year bar that  requires you to stay outside the US for a full 10 years before you can qualify...
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LAW OFFICE OF ABISHA PARIKH

“Are you or a family member on the path to becoming a us citizen or a permanent resident? let our law office help you through the visa, green card or naturalization process. We focus our law practice on various areas of immigration law, including citizenship applications, employment, , marriage and family based petitions and many...
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