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4th Circuit and I-9 Fraud: False Claim to U.S. Citizenship, I-9 Fraud being treated as an “Immigration Benefit,” and the Adjustment of Status Process

To begin, the fundamentals must be explained. First, the Fourth Circuit governs the laws of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland. Second, the governing law can be found at: Dakura v. Holder, 772 F.3d 994 (2014). Third, a “False Claim to U.S. Citizenship” is a legal immigration term. Simply put, it is [..]

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Youtube: What is I-9 Fraud?

ABOUT OUR IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM: Fickey Martinez Law Firm, P.L.L.C. is an immigration and naturalization law firm serving Eastern North Carolina. We strive to make sure you understand the immigration laws that pertain to your specific circumstances. We frequently file with USCIS, NVC and DOS, and we can use this experience to better serve you. [..]

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What is a Boarding Foil or a Travel Foil?

If a Green Card is lost or stolen while a lawful permanent resident (LPR) of the United States is abroad, they may seek readmission to the U.S. after a temporary absence of less than one year through a document called a Boarding Foil or Travel Foil. The “Foil” allows a Green Card Holder to board [..]

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Returning Resident Visas (SB1): The Basics

Permanent resident aliens who are traveling outside of the United States, but are unable to return to the U.S. within 6 months (or 2 years with a Reentry Permit) may apply for a special immigrant Returning Resident (SB1) visa. To qualify for Returning Resident Status, the Lawful Permanent Resident must show: Lawful permanent resident status [..]

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La Entrevista Inmigratoria – Entrevista Para Ajuste de Estado Legal o Entrevista de Residencia Permanente – ¿Que Puede Esperar y Como Prepararse?

[Leer Articular en Ingles – Tocar Aqui] El proceso inmigratorio es por lo general un proceso largo. Inmigrantes tienen que lidiar con la preocupación y estrés que acompaña este tipo de casos. Después si todo es archivado correctamente un inmigrante y sus familiares tendrán que asistir a una entrevista inmigratoria que dejará sus nervios de [..]

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Youtube: Can I travel on a Green Card?

ABOUT OUR IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM: Fickey Martinez Law Firm, P.L.L.C. is an immigration and naturalization law firm serving Eastern North Carolina. We strive to make sure you understand the immigration laws that pertain to your specific circumstances. We frequently file with USCIS, NVC and DOS, and we can use this experience to better serve you. [..]

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