*Practice limited to federal immigration law. Licensed in NY, MA, but not in CA.

Category Archives: Green card

Marriage, Green Cards, and Divorce: An Overview

Unfortunately, not every marriage works out in the end. If you and your spouse are having trouble, you are certainly not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 790,000 married couples get divorced each year. Although ending a marriage is never easy, the divorce process can be especially stressful for... READ MORE

Popular States to Move to if You are Immigrating to the United States

The United States is the most popular destination in the world for immigrants. According to data provided by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), approximately 1.3 million foreign born individuals moved to the U.S. in the year 2014 alone. People come to the U.S. from all over the planet for a wide variety of different reasons.... READ MORE

Common Obstacles to Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

According to research conducted by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), around 1.3 million foreign-born individuals move into the U.S. each year. While not all migrants are interested in ultimately obtaining American citizenship, many of them are. The good news is that getting U.S. citizenship is a possibility for many people who have entered the country.... READ MORE

A New EB-5 Bill

In September, Republican Bob Goodlatte, the Chairmen of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced H.R. 5992. This bill, which also has cross-party support, proposes some important reforms to the EB-5 program. The EB-5 program is an immigrant investor program that gives investors and their immediate family members an opportunity to obtain green cards if a qualifying... READ MORE

Is Your Green Card Expiring?

Check the expiration date marked on the front of your green card. If it is coming up soon, you should take action to renew it. Your time until expiration will vary depending on what type of legal status you have. For instance, if you are a permanent legal resident, that date is most likely ten... READ MORE