Immigration

An immigrant can apply for a green card after receiving their approved immigration petition and available immigration number. Someone in the US can apply for permanent citizenship without returning to their home country. An immigrant outside the US can apply with the US Department of State consulate abroad. The second pathway is the consular processing nationwide.
Determine the basis to

Obtaining a job in California requires you to follow specific requirements when you come to the United States as a foreigner. Understanding this process is essential as you’ll need to acquire a visa to work legally.
Working in the United States
If you’re a foreigner wanting to work in the United States, a standard method is to work temporarily as

Living with a person who is undocumented is highly common in California, and oftentimes, that individual has children. It’s not hard to imagine why these children of immigrant families suffer serious consequences when one or both parents don’t have their documentation for legal citizenship.
These consequences may affect children both physically and mentally, and the issues also have the potential

As of April 12, 2022, individuals who are renewing their deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) may do so online. This will help streamline the renewal process for many applicants and hopefully make it easier for individuals to maintain their deferred action status. Online applications require the applicant to create an online account with USCIS.

Note: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or the creation of any attorney and client relationship. Legal advice must be obtained for specific questions from your immigration lawyer after formal engagement.
On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, President Biden signed an omnibus spending package that included an EB-5 bill that provides, effective immediately, for

When you’re waiting for official paperwork to be processed, you’re likely nervous and a little impatient, especially if the paperwork will determine your success in the future. PERM processing time periods could take a considerable amount of time. If you’re a California resident, here is some information you can refer to when it comes to processing times.
What is PERM

Interested in learning more about immigration litigation? It’s not too late to register! Listen to our Senior Attorney, Megan Guzman, this Wednesday, March 23 at 10AM PST (1PM EST) as she discusses federal litigation during the AILA Law Student Engagement Committee’s latest roundtable, “Comparing Humanitarian Immigration Law and Federal Litigation.”
The goal of the roundtable is to help new practitioners