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What to Know About Preparing For Your K-1 Visa Interview

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

Just because you are expecting to marry a U.S. citizen does not mean that you are guaranteed to get your K-1 visa. Compared to other non-immigrant visas issued each year in the U.S., K-1 visas are not issued often. There are several common hurdles that couples wanting to go the K-1 visa route experience… Read More »

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What to Do After A Final Order of Removal From the United States

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

You may have thought that you did your due diligence in researching what was necessary to get through the U.S. immigration system and that you completed every step correctly. Then you learn that your immigration case was denied, and you undoubtedly feel confused and upset by this finding. Having your immigration case denied is… Read More »

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Explaining the Matter of Lozada in the U.S. Immigration System

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

When people use lawyers, they do so because they don’t understand the law and want a professional to help them with their case so they have the best chance to get the desired outcome. Unfortunately, not all attorneys are equal. Meaning that some attorneys are better suited to their roles, maybe are more ethical,… Read More »

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How Are Refugees and Asylees Different?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

It may seem like the terms refugee and asylee in the United States immigration system are the same. Both are groups that have chosen to flee their home country due to the imminent possibility of persecution. Yet, there is a distinct difference between these two terms. Primarily, they differ in where they are seeking… Read More »

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How An Attorney Can Help You Be Successful With Your U.S. Green Card Interview

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

A Green Card comes with several benefits and is highly coveted by many who wish to come to the United States to live their American Dreams. Therefore, if you are in a position to obtain your Green Card, it is critical that you take the time to prepare for your interview. The Green Card… Read More »

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Syrians Get an Extension until 2025 for Temporary Protected Status

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

The U.S. immigration laws and regulations are constantly changing. Recently, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrians has been extended by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for 18 months. Now, the adjusted ending date will be September 30, 2025. As a result, eligible Syrians who have been living in the United States since January… Read More »

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Online Option for Biometrics Appointment Rescheduling Available

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

A biometrics appointment is a required step that is part of the process of obtaining a green card in the United States. When attending your biometrics appointment, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will do two things. First, they will take your fingerprints, and second, they will take your photo. Using this information, you… Read More »

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38 Countries that U.S. Green Card Holders Can Travel To Visa-Free

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

There are several advantages to having a United States Green Card. First, with a Green Card, you can legally work and stay in the country permanently if you like. But that is not all. It also grants you the opportunity to travel to other countries without the need to take the time and effort… Read More »

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USCIS Immigration Application Fee Hike in 2024

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

Prospective immigrants into the United States have many aspects of the immigration process to understand and prepare for. One is the cost. For specific immigration applications, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has determined that it will implement a significant increase in fees. The agency has cited several operational and financial issues as the… Read More »

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Can I Travel Abroad Without a Visa if I Have a Green Card?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

Wondering about what benefits you can enjoy with a U.S. Green Card beyond the obvious, that is, living and working in the United States, is common. Many people know that a Green Card is the closest thing to U.S. citizenship and naturalization without being a U.S. citizen. As a result, Green Card holders get… Read More »

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