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APPLYING FOR A GREEN CARD THROUGH MARRIAGE: TYPES OF ENTRIES INTO THE UNITED STATES – PODCAST EPISODE TWO

Green CardMarriage to a U.S. Citizen

APPLYING FOR A GREEN CARD THROUGH MARRIAGE: TYPES OF ENTRIES INTO THE UNITED STATES PODCAST EPISODE TWO   Introduction In this episode, I discuss the different types of entries into the United States and why this is important in determining if an immigrant married to a U.S. citizen can file for a green card while […]

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INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE GREEN CARDS – PODCAST EPISODE ONE

Green CardMarriage to a U.S. Citizen

PODCAST EPISODE ONE   Introduction Welcome to the first episode of U.S. Immigration Knowledge Blocks. My name is Jon Jessen. I am a lawyer who  been practicing immigration law in the United States for more than 25 years. I have represented thousands of clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, otherwise known as USCIS, which […]

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FOREIGN STUDENTS ENROLLED IN U.S. SCHOOLS MAY NO LONGER BE ELIGIBLE FOR A STUDENT VISA IF THE SCHOOL PROGRAM IS ONLY ONLINE

Student Visas

On July 06, 2020, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced that foreign students with an F-1 visa (temporary visa issued to a foreign student for the purpose of attending a full-time academic program in the U.S.) or M-1 visa (temporary visa issued to a foreign student for the purpose of attending a full-time […]

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CERTAIN IMMIGRANTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ENTER OR REMAIN IN THE UNITED STATES UNTIL AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2020

Work Visas

In recent months President Trump issued two executive orders (Presidential Proclamations) which affect an immigrant’s ability to enter or remain in the U.S. legally with a visa.  The following is a summary of the two orders. On April 23, 2020, and for a period of 60 days, immigrants will not be allowed to enter the […]

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EXTENDING YOUR TEMPORARY STAY IN THE UNITED STATES

Visitor Visas

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, many immigrants currently visiting the U.S. are asking if they can extend their stay.  The B-1/B-2 Visa and the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) are two common ways immigrants visit the United States. In this post we will explain how to extend your […]

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