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July 2017 Archives

What types of marriages are valid for immigration purposes?

These are uncertain times for immigrants in the United States. Even people who previously thought their status was safe are now fearing trouble from immigration authorities. With this in mind, now is a good time to review some basics of immigration law, including how marriage can affect immigration status. In this post, we will concentrate on the question of what types of marriages are considered valid for immigration purposes.

Amid administrative uncertainty, the law remains

The way the founding fathers set things up, there are checks and balances to government. Congress holds the purse strings. The Executive branch handles administration. The Judicial branch interprets the laws and makes sure they're applied equally to all.

These key factors may impact your process to citizenship

When you decided to apply to become a U.S. citizen, you were likely nervous about a lot of things. It's understandable, seeing how complex U.S. immigration law is and how many obstacles can arise to thwart your efforts and impede the process. Whether you reside in Kentucky or plan to move to another state eventually, there are several issues you'll want to keep in mind if you hope to expedite your application and avoid complications.

Dealing with immigration issues here and now

Louisville is not officially labeled as a so-called “sanctuary city.” The mayor is on record, though, as saying that the city is welcoming to immigrants. He also says the city isn’t making arrests of individuals who are in violation of immigration law. That continues to put the onus on each individual seeking to comply with immigration laws and protect his or her rights.

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