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Ukrainian Residents In Georgia Can Apply For TPS

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ongoing, it has created a huge exodus of refugees from the country and a great deal of uncertainty of where they will go and how best to support them. In response, the U.S. government recently announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will soon be made available to Ukrainian residents… Read More »

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What Is A Biometric Screening?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

If you are going through the immigration and naturalization process to become a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or conditional permanent resident, there are a number of requirements that you have to complete. Depending on your country of origin, the status that you are applying for, and other circumstances, you may be required to attend… Read More »

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Am I Eligible For U.S. Citizenship?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

The U.S. citizenship and immigration process can seem daunting and tricky to navigate. Even if you are already living in the United States as a permanent resident, you may be having trouble trying to decipher exactly what is required of you to become a U.S. citizen. In this post, we’ll break down the eligibility… Read More »

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Good News For Ukrainian And Afghan Residents!

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

For Ukrainians and Afghans fleeing horrific conflict in their home countries, it may seem like a stretch to say anything is “good” news. However, many may take a great deal of relief in knowing that the United States has now extended Temporary Protective Status (TPS) to both Ukrainians and Afghans currently in the United… Read More »

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How To File For Temporary Protected Status (TPS) In The United States

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

March has been a big month for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. On March 3, USCIS announced that they would be offering Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Ukrainians who were in the United States as of March 1, 2022. Then on March 16, USCIS announced that Afghanistan had also been added to the… Read More »

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Why To Hire A Lawyer If You’re A Noncitizen Charged With A Crime

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

If you are in the United States but are not a citizen, being convicted of a crime can have serious implications on your immigrant status and even your ability to remain in the country. In fact, being convicted of certain crimes is grounds for deportation. Whether a crime constitutes a “deportable offense” is generally… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About TPS

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

If you are a foreign national facing an emergency situation in your home country, temporary protected status (TPS) may be a good option for you. As the name suggests, TPS is a temporary status granted to individuals from specific foreign countries who have had to flee due to natural disasters, war, or other life-threatening… Read More »

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What Should I Do If I Have DACA And It’s About To Expire?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

DACA is a status that has felt a bit up in the air for the last few years, so it’s understandable that you would feel unsure of what your rights or obligations are if you are on DACA and it is about to expire. Luckily, at this point, the filing process for DACA renewals… Read More »

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Can A U.S. Employer Sponsor Me For A Visa?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

If you are interested in immigrating to the United States, one way that you can obtain a Visa is to have an employer sponsor you by helping you get a work visa. There are a number of work visas available, and the right one for you depends on a number of factors, including your… Read More »

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Can I Switch Jobs If I’m Here On An Employer-Based Green Card?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

Many people immigrate to the United States for jobs with the help of employment-based visas. In order to receive an employment-based greencard, you must have an employer to sponsor you. They will have to offer you a “permanent” position and will have to verify the availability of that position for you multiple times throughout… Read More »

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