As a Miami immigration lawyer and an Austin immigration lawyer, I noted with interest, back in early 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memo making victims of abusive spouses in certain nonimmigrant (temporary) visa categories eligible to apply for employment authorization documents (EADs or work permits). The legal basis for USCIS’s action is the Violence against Women’s Act (VAWA). Below are some frequently asked ...> CONTINUE READING
As a Miami immigration lawyer and an Austin immigration lawyer, I read with interest that President Trump will appear with a pair of conservative Republican senators at the White House on Wednesday to unveil legislation aimed at slashing legal immigration levels over a decade, a goal Trump endorsed on the campaign trail. Below are some frequently asked questions.
Which GOP senators are introducing the bill?
Sens. Tom Cotton (Ark.) and David Perdue ...
As a Miami immigration lawyer and an Austin immigration lawyer, I always caution my clients who are applying for citizenship to study and prepare as much as possible for the citizenship test. Below are some frequently asked questions.
What are the components of the citizenship test?
All citizenship applicants must take an English and civics test unless you qualify for an exemption or waiver. The English test has three components: reading, writing, and ...