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Category: Immigration Law

Visas 101 by Guest Blogger Carmel A. Capati

  Q: WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR SOMEONE TO GET A VISA? WHAT TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE DONE? IS IT DIFFICULT? DOES IT DEPEND ON THE TYPE OF VISA? A: The short answer is it is more difficult for some than others to get a visa and getting a visa does not necessarily mean […]

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A glimpse at immigration

With all the news of President Trump’s immigration ban and tales of raids on non-citizens, we thought it might be helpful to go over some immigration basics. Let’s start with a few definitions for terms that have been floating around the internet recently: Citizen: An individual born on U.S. soil, born outside of the U.S. […]

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