Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

68% Rise In International Students: Do You Want to Attend University in Illinois?

68% Rise In International Students: Do You Want to Attend University in Illinois?

The number of international students studying in the United States dropped significantly during the pandemic. The number of international students at ...

Naturalizations Increased in 2021 – Despite the Pandemic

Naturalizations Increased in 2021 – Despite the Pandemic

On Veterans Day November 11, over 4,400 former and current military members and their families were naturalized in over 90 ceremonies across the count...

What Are Deportable Offenses?

What Are Deportable Offenses?

Certain crimes committed by non-citizens are grounds for deportation. A foreign national can be forced to leave the United States and deported to thei...

Who Can Sponsor A Family Member for a Green Card?

Who Can Sponsor A Family Member for a Green Card?

Family unity has been one of the primary goals of immigration policy in the United States. A U.S. citizen or a green card holder can file a visa petit...

Immigrant Spouses of H-1B and L-1 Visa Holders Able to Work Legally

Immigrant Spouses of H-1B and L-1 Visa Holders Able to Work Legally

Thousands of immigrant spouses of H-1B and L-1 visa holders will be able to work legally as a result of the settlement of a class-action lawsuit. Trum...

More Business Immigration Visas in New Build Back Better Bill

More Business Immigration Visas in New Build Back Better Bill

President Biden’s Build Back Better reconciliation and infrastructure bill was submitted to Congress on November 5, and key provisions of the bi...

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