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Georgia Naturalization News

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

September 13, 2022 was a great day for some Atlanta immigrants as they attended a ceremony where they took the new citizenship oath. Coincidentally, Citizenship Day and Constitution Week began four days later on September 17, 2022.  Almost 100,000 Naturalized Citizens Georgia has approximately 97,000 naturalized citizens in residence in 2022, with most living… Read More »

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4 Most Common Visas Issued By The United States

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

The United States Department of State’s statistics of Immigrant visas issued in the fiscal year 2021 indicated that the total number of visas was well over 280,000. That year, because of the pandemic, the number of visas issued in the country was dramatically impacted. It was advised that only mission critical and emergency services… Read More »

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The Current State Of DACA

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals instituted under the Obama administration in 2012 was recently deemed to be in violation of U.S immigration law. This is a huge deal for the program which was set up to allow as many as 600,000 immigrants who do not have legal status, safeguards against deportation, and… Read More »

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How Crimmigation Lawyers Help Non-Citizens

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

Non-US citizens have a lot to think about with respect to their actions while in the United States. If the ultimate goal is to stay permanently, these individuals have a very high bar to meet to remain in good standing in the country. This means that any action which could potentially be unlawful must… Read More »

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What Countries Have The Most Immigrants Come To The United States?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

In the United States, foreign-born individuals that were living in the country were just under 45 million in 2018 according to the Pew Research Center. The immigrant population in the country is growing and has quadrupled since 1965 meaning that when compared to the entire population in the U.S. foreign-born individuals makeup 13.7% of… Read More »

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How Fiancé And Spouse Immigration Visas Differ

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

A common question with respect to immigration and intimate partners is how are fiancé visas and spouse visas different? In some situations, you may have gone abroad and found the perfect partner for your life. As a result, you get engaged. Or, maybe while you were abroad you not only get engaged but you… Read More »

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Why Was The EB-5 Program Created?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

The United States welcomes investment into our country. And, when investments can be used to create gainful employment and growth for residents in the country, this may allow for foreign investors to live permanently in the United States. The Immigrant Investor Program, which is also called the EB-5 visa program, is unique in that… Read More »

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What Is Marriage Fraud?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

Fake marriages are illegal. And what’s more, individuals that engage in fraud and try to use a fake marriage to get into the United States make it that more difficult for those that are truly legitimately in love from being able to be happy and be together living in the country. Trying to evade… Read More »

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How Do I Know If My Children Qualify For U.S. Citizenship?

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

Citizenship can be a complicated process, especially when children with or of other nationalities are involved. This can come up in a variety of circumstances, from military parents who have children overseas, to U.S. citizens who adopt a foreign child or who marry a non-U.S. citizen and have a child in another country. In… Read More »

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How To Get A Visa For My Mother

By Shirazi Immigration Law, Inc. |

If you are an immigrant to the United States who now either holds citizenship, permanent residency, or another status, you may be eager to see family members who are still in your home county, either for a visit or more permanently. It can be very difficult to navigate all of the rules and regulations… Read More »

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