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Youtube: K1 Fiance Visa Requirement and Process Overview (US Embassy in Manila, Philippines)

This video is tailored to the Fiance Visa Process in the Philippines. The US Consulate in each Country has different Fiance Visa requirements. So, some parts of this video are not relevant for other countries besides the Philippines. For Assistance in Navigating this video’s many parts, please utilize the below outline to visit its many […]

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What is Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)?

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Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), much like Temporary Protected Status (TPS), is created President and not a “by-product” of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Why did DED come about? The U.S. Government wanted to protect people who were forced to flee their country as a result of armed conflict and widespread civil strife, an eligibility […]

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Youtube: When to have the I-693 Adjustment of Status Medical Evaluation?

  The Adjustment of Status Medical Evaluation uses the USCIS Form I-693. The I-693 medical evaluation has a shelf-life of one year. When an Adjustment of Status is using concurrent filing, the medical evaluation can be submitted with the I-130 and I-485. Additionally, it can be submitted at the future Immigration Interview. If USCIS wishes […]

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The Downsides of DACA

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or more commonly known as DACA, began on August 15, 2012. DACA is a program that permits qualifying undocumented immigrants to work legally in the United States and fear deportation for merely being in the United States. However, DACA has its own risks for undocumented immigrants. This article will explain the main […]

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Youtube: Where to file a Parole in Place (PIP) Application?

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call Fickey Martinez Law Firm at (910) 526-0066 or email us at attorney@fickeymartinezlaw.com.   Disclaimer: This Blog is made available by the lawyer or law firm publisher for educational purposes only as well as to give you general information and a general understanding of the law, […]

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Permanent Bar for Two or More Illegal Entries – INA 212(a)(9)(C)(i)

The problem with multiple EWI or Entry Without Inspection is the automatic permanent bar to (1) U.S. citizenship, (2) Any U.S. Visa, and (3) Receiving Lawful Permanent Residence or a Green Card. There is no immediate waiver. This post will pose the common questions and helpful examples. How is the Permanent Bar applied? If someone (1) […]

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When DACA Should Not Be Applied For Initially

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or more commonly known as DACA, began on August 15, 2012. DACA is a program that permits qualifying undocumented immigrants to work legally in the United States and fear deportation for merely being in the United States. This article will consider the initial applicants of DACA, specifically those who should […]

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