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  With many types of US immigration visas, securing one has many intricacies and pathways that will spell success or failure. As the process of acquiring a visa can be long and tedious, you do not want to take chances and risk being denied. You should work with an experienced immigration lawyer who has the expertise in determining your best options for securing a visa. This is the mission of the Yao Law Group in…
Scientific progress and technical expansions played a key role in transforming the world in a Global Village. Geographical distance can no longer limit the ambitions and accomplishments of talented individuals. New-age transportation system enables interested individuals to travel from one country to another for personal and professional reasons. However, one cannot cross the international border and enter an alien country without proper documents. Visa is an official document that allows a candidate to enter a…
There would be times when you would face tremendous challenging situations. And then, there would be times when you would have no other options left except for hiring an advocate. Whether it is divorce case or child custody, a lawyer is always at your rescue when you encounter such unexpected and demanding situations. Hiring someone respectable and expert in this field might sound hefty, but with some hand-picked tips, you can do so in no…
Hiring a lawyer is an important step when you are facing an unexpected situation in your life. It can be anything from a personal injury to child custody. A great lawyer will increase the chance of you winning the case, and the success of your case totally depends on him. When you are hiring a lawyer, you might not be sure of what to look for and how to determine if the person is eligible…
Choosing the right women lawyer or law firm can be a solid step towards a successful project. It is important to know what you are looking for before you select a lawyer. This way, you will be able to make the best choice in your preferred budget, schedule and case. Given below are a few tips that will help you in hiring the best lawyer who will understand your case and oversee the matters: Look…
An O1 Visa or artist visa is for the non-immigrants who are extraordinarily exceptional in the field of arts. In addition to this, it is also available for the ones who have showcased their talents in the television industry or motion pictures. What you must know about this visa is that you must be nationally or internationally recognized as an extraordinary artist. For this recognition, there a set of guidelines provided. In this article, you…
The immigration process for the US can be complicated and highly taxing. When you are stuck in this challenging process, you would want an immigration lawyer by your side. If you are deciding to move to NYC, the immigration process can be a long and complex journey. A lot of people find it confusing to understand the entire process and choose the right program. This is one of the main reasons why people decide to…
Workload Transfer Between Service Sites   The Service Center Operations Directorate (SCOPS) consists of five service centers which process and adjudicate certain authorized immigration applications and petitions. The five service centers are located in California, Nebraska, Potomac, Texas, and Vermont. Applications and petitions can only be received through the mail, filed online or filed with a USCIS Lockbox. On occasion, cases are transferred between service centers in an attempt to balance the workload and ensure…
There are many interpretations of “comparable evidence.” Some immigration attorneys interpret this alternative criterion to mean that it is only applicable if the profession, not the particular type of evidence, doesn’t fit into the other criteria. For documentary evidence submitted for a particular EB-1 regulatory criteria, as outlined in Policy Memorandum PM-602-0005.1, USCIS recognizes that, “In some cases, evidence relevant to one criterion may be relevant to other criteria set forth in 8 CFR 204.5(h)(3).”…
If someone entered the U.S. without being inspected by an immigration official, that person has been present unlawfully and accruing unlawful presence from the day they entered. That person becomes “inadmissible”. For as long as someone is deemed “inadmissible” that person cannot be granted a visa or a green card in the United States. However, because the law bars re-entry for so many years (10 years if the person has accrued unlawful presence of more…