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Tag: Permanent_Resident

  • 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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  • Client Approval: L-1 Visa for Canadian Permanent Resident

    Zach Ahlstrom has our latest client approval story, this time for an L-1 visa for a Canadian permanent resident. Watch Zach’s video below and check out our blog posts on L-1 Intracompany Transfers and our FAQ on L-1 Renewals for more information. As always, if you have any questions then feel free to reach out.
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  • How Long Will It Take To Get A Green Card?

    Having a Green Card, officially known as a Permanent Resident Card, allows you to live and work permanently in the United States. How long does the process take? Senior Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli explains there are many factors that dictate how long you will wait. Watch the video below for more details. If you have […]
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  • CDC Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Most Green Card Applicants Beginning October 1

    Beginning October 1, 2021, green card applicants will be required to establish that they have received a complete COVID-19 vaccine series in order to be deemed eligible for permanent residence, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The COVID-19 vaccine has been added to the existing list of vaccinations already required of […]
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  • USCIS Temporarily Extending Validity Period of Form I-693

    On August 12, 2021, USCIS announced that it is temporarily extending the validity period of Form I-693, Report of Medical Examinations and Vaccination Record, to four years. The form was previously valid for only two years.  Under the newly released guidance, USCIS may consider a completed Form I-693 valid if:  The civil surgeon’s signature is dated no […]
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  • Guidance for Lawful Permanent Residents having issues returning to the U.S. due to COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented and deterred many individuals from traveling, including U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs). As such, many LPRs who traveled abroad before last March may find that their status as a LPR has expired or that they have “abandoned” their residency from being out of the U.S. for too long. This has […]
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  • New EB-5 Rule Nearly Doubles Minimum Investment

    USCIS has recently published a final regulation changing the EB-5 Program that awards permanent resident status to certain investors who create at least ten new jobs for U.S. workers. This new EB-5 rule will be effective for I-526 filings arriving at USCIS on or after November 21, 2019. The new EB-5 investments must be at least $900,000...
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  • Presidential Proclamation to Block Entry for Uninsured Immigrants

    On October 4, 2019, President Trump issued a proclamation that will require legal immigrants to gain approved health insurance coverage within 30 days of their entry to the U.S, unless they can prove that they are in a financial position that allows them to cover their own foreseeable medical expenses...
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  • Featured Clients of the Month: Ted & Austhin

    Congratulations to our clients, Ted and Austhin, who recently completed the marriage-based green card process and were successfully approved! Ted is a U.S. citizen and Austhin is a citizen of Indonesia. Austhin recently received her ten-year green card with the help of our firm after filing an approved Form I-130 and attending an immigrant visa […]
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  • What is Direct Consulate Filing?

    Direct Consulate Filing (DCF) is an expedited process through which a United States citizen living overseas can petition the government for an immigrant visa for his or her immediate relatives. DCF requires that, instead of sending an I-130 petition back to the United States, the citizen sends it to a U.S. Embassy or Consulate in […]
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