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Green Card Qualification Quick Guide

There is a general idea these days of what a Green Card is. In many cases the general conception of a Green Card is that it is some kind of permission to live and work in the United States that immigrants get if they marry an American citizen. Even though that premise may be considered as essentially true, a Green Card is a lot more than that and the way in which how you can get it are a lot broader, and Thomas and Thomas LLC prepared the following Green Card Qualification Quick Guide to help you along.

First of all, a green card identifies its holder as a U.S. permanent resident, with rights to enter, exit, work, and live in the United States for their entire lifeā€”and to eventually apply for U.S. citizenship. But before you can even think about applying for U.S. permanent residence, make sure you’re eligible to get a Green Card under one of the following categories.

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U Non-Immigrant Visa

The U Non-immigrant status (U visa) is for victims of certain criminal acts that have taken place in the United States. Victims must demonstrate that they have suffered physical and/or emotional harm as a result of the qualifying crime. A qualifying crime may include, but it not limited to, domestic violence, trafficking of aliens, violent assault, robbery etc.

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H4 Visa Holders Can Work in the USA

In a new rule announced by the US Immigration Bureau, effective May 26, 2015, eligibility for employment authorization can be obtained for certain H4 visa holders (dependent spouses of H1B visa holders) who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status.

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The Basics of Personal Injury Law

The fact that mishaps are fairly commonplace does not detract from the pain and confusion that can result when an accident or injury happens to you or a loved one. If you decide to take steps toward protecting your legal rights after an accident or injury, you may have a number of general questions about “personal injury” cases. We’ve elaborated this quick guide to help you understand the fundamentals of Personal Injury Law in the United States.

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H1B VISA Program for those that want to live and work in the USA!

The H1B Visa is the primary US work visa / permit made available to people from all over the world. The US Government introduced the H1B visa program to offer and enable skilled International Professionals and International Students from all over the World the opportunity to live and work in the USA. Today, the H1B is the most popular and sought after US work visa and US Immigration requires ‘every’ foreign national to obtain a visa in order to legally work in America. One of the main advantages of the H1B visa is that it is a ‘dual intent’ visa which means that you can apply for a Green Card (become a Legal Permanent Resident).

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the E2 Investor Visa Program

There is a a high demand for Investor visas nowadays for individuals and businesses that want to invest in the United States, whether it’s for investors that are looking to purchase real estate properties, start businesses or purchase current american corporations.

Here we explain everything you always wanted to know about the E2 Investor Visa program, and see if this program is the right one for you!

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