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Tag: Marriage_Relationships

  • Client Approval: I-751 + N-400 for Spouse of U.S. Citizen

    Watch Erica Chiodo’s client success story looking for assistence responding to a request for evidence for a pending I-751. Check out these related stories on the Berardi blog: Citizenship Through Permanent Residency (Marriage to U.S. Citizen Spouse) Crossing the Border: Form I-751 Processing Times I-751 Conditional Residency If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration […]
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  • I-130 Processing Times

    The top question we receive from individuals applying for family-based or marriage-based permanent residence in the U.S. is: How long will it take to get my green card? This answer will vary depending on the method that families and couples pursue to obtain this benefit as well as the category of relationship involved. Watch the […]
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  • Client Approval: Canadian Permanent Resident

    Tiffany McKenzie talks about a client approval for a Canadian Permanent Resident application for a couple on either side of the US/Canadian border. Watch the video below for details and if you have any questions then please contact Berardi Immigration Law today.
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  • What do I need to do after becoming a U.S. citizen?

    Becoming a U.S. citizen is a huge milestone in any immigrant’s life, it’s what many work towards since stepping foot in the United States. Although the largest hurdle has been surpassed, there are still items that one must file after attaining the coveted citizenship status. Below are some of the most important actions one can […]
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  • Medical Exams & Vaccinations for U.S. Green Card Applicants

    USCIS recently made changes to medical exam and vaccination requirements for marriage-based, family-based, and employment-based U.S. Green Card applicants. In the video below, Berardi Immigration Law Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli tells you what you need to know. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Client Approval: Individual L-1A & L-2 for Spouse and Children

    Attorney Erica Chiodo shares another Client Approval story from the border below. This particular client wanted assistance preparing his L-1A application. He also wanted the necessary dependent status for his wife and minor children. We helped the client prepare and we’re happy to report everything went smoothly at the border. If you need help preparing […]
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  • Visa Operations Update: DOS Announces Immigrant Visa Prioritization

    On April 30, 2021, U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced U.S. embassies and consulates are using a tiered approach to triage immigrant visa applications as DOS works to reduce the backlog of such applications resulting from travel restrictions and operational constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tiered approach focuses on family reunification, prioritizing immediate relative […]
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  • USCIS Announces New Policy Suspending Biometrics Requirement for H-4, L-2, E Applications

    On May 3, 2021, Acting Associate Director of Service Center Operations (SCOPS) for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Connie Nolan signed a Declaration announcing the biometrics requirement will be suspended for H-4, L-2 and certain E Applications.  USCIS has the authority to require and collect biometrics, which include fingerprints, photographs, and digital […]
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  • Naturalization Based on Marriage to a U.S. Citizen

    Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a lawful permanent resident (“LPR”) after meeting certain requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”). The most common path to U.S. citizenship through naturalization is being an LPR for at least five years. However, there is a special provision in […]
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  • Department of Homeland Security Proposes Changes to the Affidavit of Support Process

    On October 2, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking outlining suggested changes to the Affidavit of Support process. Petitioning sponsors for most family-based and some employment-based immigrants are required to file Form I-864, Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the INA (or it’s shorter version, I-864EZ , for […]
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