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Green Card for Religious Workers

Aliens can immigrate as a religious worker to the U.S. through special immigrant category. Aliens applying for special immigrant status under INA 101(a)(27)(C) must demonstrate that their services are needed by a religious denomination in the United States. The following factors are relevant to whether a bona fide need for such services exists: The number of [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:08-05:00December 28th, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Diversity Visa Lottery Program

With the diversity visa lottery program each year approximately 50,000 green cards are offered each year to people from countries that in recent years have sent the fewest immigrants to the United States. The purpose of this program is to ensure a diverse ethnic mix among those who immigrate to the U.S. (although applicants must [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:08-05:00October 3rd, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Visa Bulletin for August 2010

Number 23 Volume IX Washington, D.C. A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1. This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during August. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status. Allocations [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:09-05:00August 15th, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments

Lawful Prospective Immigrant (Reid-Schumer-Menendez Proposed Immigration Bill)

Lawful Prospective Immigrant (LPI): Alternative to Lawful Permanent Residence (LPR- Green Card) In response to Arizona’s strict anti-immigrant law, Senators Reid, Schumer, and Menendez introduced draft legislation which calls for illegal immigrants to receive interim “Lawful Prospective Immigrant” (LPI) status. The Department of Homeland Security estimates that there are approximately 10.8 million people currently in [...]

By |2016-11-14T23:35:10-05:00July 21st, 2010|Immigration Blog|0 Comments