There is a misconception about a resident's ability to travel while holding a visa in the United States. Most people believe that once you are in America, you are not allowed to leave U.S. soil or else your visa may be at risk.
On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced the elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The September 5, 2017 memo allows current DACA recipients to keep their work authorization and deferred action grants until they expire, and take the following steps to end the DACA program:
In immigration law, a USA Visitor Visa is a tourist visa to US. It is also known as B2 Visa. Visitor visa is a non-immigrant visa issued to people entering US temporarily for pleasure, tourism, or medical treatment. Any foreign citizen including parents who wants to visit USA for tourism, visiting children, family, friends, relatives, attending special events, family functions, ceremonies, or for medical treatment may qualify and can apply for Visitor Visa. Preparing an application for a B-2 Visitor Visa requires certain knowledge and understanding about the process and preparation for the application and interview to follow.
Significant changes in US immigration policy were announced on January 12, 2017 in a joint statement from the US and Cuban governments. Commencing immediately, DHS has eliminated a special parole policy for arriving Cuban nationals commonly known as the "wet-foot/dry-foot" policy.
When a nonimmigrant is applying for a specific type of visa such as a tourist visa (B-1, B-2), student visa (F-1, J-1) or a work visa (H-1B), they may be inadmissible because of a prior deportation or removal due to a criminal conviction or having committed fraud to obtain a prior immigration benefit. The 212(d)(3) waiver can provide the applicant a method to overcome that ground of inadmissibility.
Here in the United States, you are free to fall in love with and marry whomever you choose without government intervention. That is, unless your fiancé is not a U.S. citizen, in which case, you will need government approval for your fiancé to enter the country, reside in Brooklyn as a permanent resident and ultimately become a citizen.
There are many ways to immigrate to the United States. For some, one family member may gain citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident (LPR) status. In these cases, this family member can help certain others move to the United States.
All immigrants, including those with green cards, can be deported if they violate U.S. immigration laws or are convicted of certain crimes. In fact, the most common reason for people to be placed into removal proceedings is because there is evidence that they have been convicted of what is called a "crime of moral turpitude" or an "aggravated felony." In addition, certain crimes are specifically listed as being grounds for deportation. This situation is highlighted by the following case study found here.
Immigration is often a heated debate topic, particularly during campaign season. This year the attention to immigration issues increased with a proposal to build a wall along the border between Mexico and the United States. Donald Trump's proposal has caught the nation's attention because of its massive undertaking.
For immigration purposes, employers are required to verify the employment eligibility for every employee hired using the I-9 Form from the USCIS. Employers who fail to obtain the appropriate documentation from new employees can be fined penalties in an amount of not less than $110 and not more than $1,100 for each violation per I-9 employment verification form they failed to fill out and maintain.