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Immigration Newsletter
Whether a DUI Conviction Makes an Alien Eligible for Expedited Deportation
 
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) permits deportation of an alien convicted of an "aggravated felony," which can include "a crime of violence for which the term of imprisonment [is] at least one year." In line with this provision, aliens convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in More...
 
Children Under Age 14 Need Two Parents' Consent for U.S. Passport
 
In July 2001, the United States Department of State began to implement a new law regarding passport application procedures.  Under the Two-Parent Consent Law, both parents are required to execute the passport application for a minor U.S. citizen under the age of 14.  By putting this new law into practice, the More...
 
Scheduling a USCIS Appointment Online
 
Individuals in Miami, Florida and other places were long forced to stand in line for hours at the local U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office, formerly the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, just to speak with an immigration officer in person. Many would spend the whole night in More...
 
Visa for Persons of Extraordinary Ability
 
Certain foreign nationals with "extraordinary ability" may be entitled to an employment-based preference through an EB-1 non-immigrant visa, allowing their lawful entry into the United States. The "extraordinary ability" must be in the fields of arts, sciences, education, business or athletics. This visa category also applies to aliens who have demonstrated More...
 
Penalties for Hiring Illegal Immigrants
 
The U.S. Attorney General prosecutes employers for violations of immigration laws. Usually fines are imposed for violations. However, there are instances where criminal penalties, such as prison time, may be imposed. Patterns & PracticesPaperwork violations, such as failure to verify an applicant or employee's identity or authorization to work in More...
 
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