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Provisional waiver may allow you to legalize your status

You probably feel like you are trapped, unable to go and unable to stay. This is how many feel when they are in the United States illegally and want to obtain their green cards. To stay means risking deportation, but to leave means triggering the ban that will prevent you from returning for years.

Things to consider before your wedding bells chime in the US

Getting married is often one of the most exciting events in a person's life. If you were born and raised (and have been residing) in another country, but plan to come to Kentucky to live when you marry, there may be several challenges in store before your actual wedding day. If you are marrying a U.S. citizen, you'll want to make sure you cover all the legal bases to avoid delays to your entrance into the United States or to avoid facing possible deportation later.

Aggravated felonies raise the risk of deportation

Being in the United States on a green card or visa has likely provided you with many opportunities and privileges. Whether you are here with family, working your way through college or you plan to become a U.S. citizen, the process you went through to get here was undoubtedly challenging and frustrating, but worth it.

Good practices to follow when applying for a green card

Moving to a new country can be an exciting experience. If you come to the United States on a visa, you may have a limited stay in the country. However, after some time, you may find yourself wanting to become a legal permanent resident due to the connections and life you have made for yourself here, or for other personal reasons.

Remove your uncertainty regarding the removal process

Some say that which is feared the most often never occurs. If you're an undocumented immigrant living in Kentucky, you may hope this old adage proves true. It's difficult not to live in fear, however, when no matter where you go or what you do, you carry with you the knowledge that your legal papers for residence in the United States are not in good standing. Even if you have a decent-paying job and obey state laws, you can still run into legal trouble.

Employment-based immigration and your EB-1 visa

There are many reasons why a person would want to come to the United States. These motives include everything from family to financial opportunity, and the individuals hoping to navigate the immigration process for any reason would be wise to prepare themselves for the potentially complicated process ahead.

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.

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