Women and children who immigrate to the United States are often left without access to the same resources as natural born citizens. This scenario is especially true when faced with legal and domestic issues that could threaten a family's safety. However, you should not be afraid to speak up if you are in a difficult situation at home.
If you or your parents immigrated to the United States, chances are you left behind close family members in your country of origin. While phone calls and video chats are a great way to keep in touch, most people ultimately try to bring their loved one to join them in the United States as a permanent resident or citizen.
If you are applying for a family-based visa, it can be an intimidating experience. Whether you are asking for a fiancé or marriage visa, the process involves an extensive application process as well as a biometric interview. To add to this exhausting application process, there is the visa interview. This may cause you a lot of stress, as the United States government is essentially asking you to prove that your relationship to your loved one is genuine.
If you are a lawful permanent resident (commonly called a green card holder), you may be able to help your relatives become permanent residents, too. This would allow them to come to the U.S. and begin living and working here legally.
Every parent wishes their child well when venturing out into the world. Whether to a college or career, each individual looking to better themselves and likely their community should be awarded the same benefits. However, in Georgia many college-bound students are being hit with higher out-of-state tuition because they were brought here illegally by their parents.
Gaining legal residency in the United States has been the dream of many immigrants over the history of this nation. However, actually obtaining it from the Immigration and Naturalization Service has become more difficult as time has passed, even for families who have been in Georgia for years.
While some weddings may take over a year to plan, Georgia residents who want to marry someone from another country are on a 90-day timeline. Unlike those with Green Cards, foreign visa rules are different during the marital process.
A recent series of executive orders has substantially changed certain aspects of the process of deportation from Georgia and around the country. These executive orders, announced by President Obama on Nov. 20, 2014, are expected to be substantially implemented by the affected agencies during the year 2015.