In 2014, unprecedented legislation on immigration reform was signed into law. The legislation, which was opposed by many, granted relief from deportation for more than four million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. As a result, those who support deportation have argued that Obama’s immigration policy is too soft, and that it doesn’t address the real problem. However, the […]Read more →
There are several myths about immigrants prevalent in society and many of these myths have no solid foundation. Immigrants form an important part of the community and the workforce as they pay taxes and live as responsible citizens. Here are seven common myths about illegal immigration:Read more →
Under the immigration law in the Boston area, deportation has become a threat for skilled labor and entrepreneurs that want to add to the community with their abilities and hard-work. For entrepreneurs who are in the US without the appropriate paperwork, starting a business can be difficult and, at times, almost impossible.Read more →
Boston Green Card Lawyer News
If you live in Massachusetts and are seeking a green card based on marriage, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a new way of conducting adjustment of status interviews.
At issue is whether the marriage is based on a relationship that the couple entered into for genuine, bona fide reasons. Traditionally, an immigration officer would conduct the marriage-based green card interview by sitting down together with the husband and wife together at the same time. The officer would question the couple and try to figure out whether the relationship was genuine or fraudulent.Read more →
Green Card Lawyer Boston, Massachusetts
If I had a dollar for every time a client has told me that their friend got their green card is four weeks, I’d have been able to retire long ago. But the reality is that, right now, if everything goes perfectly, when someone living in the Boston, Massachusetts area seeks a green card through adjustment of status (I-485) based on a concurrently-filed visa petition (I-130) filed by through U.S. citizen spouse, the entire process takes about 5 months, give or take a month or so.Read more →