Category: Consular Processing

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

[Read Post in Spanish] 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 common questions and helpful examples. How is the Permanent Bar […]

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The I-864 Explained: Affidavit of Support

The I-864, also known as the affidavit of support, is a “4-Part” form in the Green Card Process, whether Adjustment of Status or Consular Processing. The I-864 concerns the financial state of the sponsor. This form should be easy, except it requires numerous supporting documents and the Sponsor has to determine which “affidavit of support” […]

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The Road to a Green Card: Adjustment of Status or Consular Processing

The Green Card process is sometimes a difficult one, with many paths. Moreover, which process (i.e. In-Country or Consular), must be chosen. This article will shed some light on when it is appropriate to process at USCIS or to process at a Consulate. If an immigrant is outside of the U.S., then he or she must […]

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