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Category: Green Cards

  • Canadian Immigration: Marriage-Based Green Cards

    Spousal sponsorship is a popular method for obtaining a green card. At Berardi Immigration Law, we understand the importance of uniting with your significant other and will make every effort to ensure it happens. Below you’ll find some information regarding the process of receiving a marriage-based green card in Canada.  Who can I sponsor? The […]
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  • I’m on an H-1B and Have a Pending Green Card. I’ve Been Laid Off. What Are my Options?

    If you’re one of the many tech workers in the U.S. that has been laid off by your employer, check out our latest video with Associate Attorney Zach Ahlstrom. You may also be interested in our Tech Workers Resources page and if you want to take the next steps then just fill out our intake […]
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  • Can I Get Deported if I have a Green Card?

    Possessing a green card allows you to live and work permanently in the United States. However, many people are unsure if they can be deported if they have a green card. The short answer is yes, green card holders can be deported. Some reasons that green card holders can be deported may include: Termination of […]
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  • PERM Processing Times

    There are a few different paths to receiving a green card in the U.S. One way in which this can be achieved is through sponsorship by an employer via the 3-step PERM process: Obtain a Certified Permanent Labor Certification (PERM) from the Department of Labor; File a Preference Petition with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services […]
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  • What Do Tech Layoffs Mean for Individuals in the U.S. on a Work Visa?

    You’ve likely seen the news that Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, laid off 3,700 people from the company – nearly half of its staff. While Twitter is making the headlines, many other tech giants have also laid off large numbers of staff. Lyft let go of 13% of its workforce, Opendoor let go of 18% […]
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  • When to Start the PERM Process: Current Processing Delays

    Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli discusses when to start the PERM process in the light of current processing delays in the video below. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Immigrant Visa Processing & Adjustment of Status Applications

    Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli shares updates on immigrant visa processing and adjustment of status applications. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • USCIS Removes Barriers to Naturalization for Applicants with Disabilities

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently announced an updated policy guidance to clarify and conform with the revision of Form N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions. To adhere to President Biden’s Executive Order 14012 and Executive Order 13985 and in response to the administration’s legal immigration goals, USCIS has shortened and simplified Form N-648. […]
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  • Schedule A Green Card for Nurses

    Partner Jennifer Behm talks about Schedule A green cards for nurses. Watch the video below and you may also want to check out our post on Nurses and Physical Therapists: A Fast Track to an Employment-based Green Card. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • The 1-Step Marriage-Based Green Card Process

    A U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States can sponsor their foreign national spouse for a green card. This process involves proving the bona fide nature of the relationship and then requesting that the government issue the physical green card. Watch the video for more details. Our team of skilled attorney’s will […]
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