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#BiWeek? Who Knew?

So, earlier this week Miriam emailed me saying that she had no idea that it was #BiWeek. Neither did I. As the resident bisexual at Lacroix Ramos, I was a tad embarrassed that I was clueless about it. It has apparently been around since 1999, which is ironically the year that I realized admitted that I [..]

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Removing Conditions on Your Green Card

What is a Conditional Green Card? A conditional green card is a green card that is only valid for 2 years. In order to remain a permanent resident, the conditional resident must file a petition to remove the condition. Why are some people issued a Conditional Green Card? You will be issued a Conditional Green [..]

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#FactFriday: Marriage in Immigration Proceedings = A More Critical Look at Your Marriage

This week’s #MythMonday asked: Myth or Fact? Getting married while in immigration proceedings will mean increased scrutiny of your marriage. The short answer: Fact! Why It’s a Fact?   Well, think about it. It looks a little sketchy. You suddenly get married AFTER being placing into removal proceedings before an immigration judge. Marriage fraud is [..]

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#FactFriday: Any Criminal Encounter Can Impact Your Immigration Status

This week’s #MythMonday asked: Myth or Fact? A criminal record (even old juvenile misdemeanors) can affect someone that has been a permanent resident for many years.   The short answer is: YES! Absolutely. Why It’s a Fact? Remember last week’s #FactFriday post discussed the “worthiness test” to obtaining a green card? Well, that test is [..]

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#FactFriday: Marrying a US Citizen Does NOT Guarantee a Green Card

This week’s #MythMonday asked: Myth or Fact? Marry a United States Citizen can definitely get me a green card. The short answer: NO, not always. Why It’s a Myth? As always the legal answer is that it depends on the your specific situation. Most people do not understand the process for obtaining permanent residence (green [..]

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Asylum 101: Credible Fear

Asylum 101: Credible Fear Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks to the Executive Office for Immigration Review Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made another immigration-related speech, this time attacking our asylum system. In his remarks to the Executive Office for Immigration Review, he condemned our current asylum system, saying that the current system is [..]

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