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NVC’s Documentarily Qualified Status/Notice: What Happens Next?

[Leer Publicación en español] The NVC “Documentarily Qualified Email” is great news, it means progress. Essentially, the NVC states 3 things in the notice: First, the following has been reviewed, approved, and completed: Visa Fee Payments DS-260 Visa Application I-864 Affidavit of Support All Mandatory Petitioner/Sponsor Supporting Documents All Mandatory Beneficiary Supporting Documents The NVC […]

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J1 Topic: EVP Denied Philippine NOS J1 Waiver, Appeal or What to do Next?

Many Filipino/Filipina J1 Teachers contact our office regarding: Denied NOS Waiver Request from the EVP Whether they should Appeal the Denial? This post will answer these topics, but explain the common “next step.” Why does EVP Deny NOS Waiver Requests? In 2021, EVP announced a new policy after the 2020 COVID Moratorium. The new policy […]

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Formatting for Letters provided by your Doctor or Therapist for Immigration Waiver Purposes

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This Blog Post will provide some templates for a Doctor Office’s Staff or the VA. In immigration filing that has some basis on Medical issues, Psychological issues, or Disability reasons, it is common practice to have such items evidenced/supported by medical records and a Support Letter from the Doctor/Doctor’s Office. The Doctor’s Letter must generally […]

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Iranian Civil Documents for US Immigration Purposes

This Blog Post will focus on Iranian Documents that are required for US Immigration Purposes. The process to acquire such documents will also be explained as best as possible below. Please note: Our Law Firm does not assist in acquiring foreign civil documents, rather we provide this information to assist our clients in acquiring their documents, […]

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IMMVI: What are Additional Favorable Discretionary Factors?

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IMMVI (Immigrant Military Members and Veterans Initiative) is a “Military-based” Immigration Option for Current and Past Service Members in the US Armed Forces. The program can assist the Service Member (if they were deported or abandoned their own Green Card), or it can assist their Spouse and Child(ren) to expeditiously come to the US. In […]

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IMMVI: I’m Confused, can my Spouse immediately become a US Citizen after receiving IMMVI?

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This is an extremely common question with regard to IMMVI Inquires. The reason for the question is the fact that the first part of the IMMVI Instructions are for Veteran’s that are seeking to receive IMMVI for themselves. A Service Member is Generally eligible to Naturalize as a US Citizen, due to their Honorable Military […]

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IMMVI: How to Prove “Urgent Humanitarian Reason” or “Significant Public Benefit”

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IMMVI is a “Military Immigration Option.” If you are trying to figure out what the following two items could possibly mean, you likely have seen the IMMVI Requirements on a Government Website: Urgent Humanitarian Reason Significant Public Benefit Well, the two items are actually a “term of art,” items that have a specific meaning in […]

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Nigerian Birth Certificate for US Immigration Purposes

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For starters, our Law Office does not assist in acquiring Birth Certificates. However, this post will better explain what is the Nigerian Birth Certificate, and provide more context than what the US Immigration Agencies provide. Over the years, it has become apparent that there are frequent issues or RFEs surrounding providing USCIS or the NVC […]

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Is the I-129F K1 Fiance Visa becoming Obsolete?

This question is starting to arrive in 2022: Is the Fiance Visa still an option? Many Fiances have become discouraged in the K1 Visa Process for three main reasons: I-129F Petitions are taking an extremely long time to process (compared to Pre-COVID processing times) Embassies and Consulates are NOT PRIORITIZING / NOT SCHEDULING K1 Visa […]

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