Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

Study: Immigrants Out-Innovate Native-Born Americans
Mario A. Godoy

25% of all workers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are immigrants, say a group of economists in a new study, The Contribut...

International Migrants Day: Sunday December 18
Mario A. Godoy

International Migrants Day is Sunday, December 18 2022, designated to raise global awareness about the challenges and difficulties of international im...

15 Reasons to Hire An Immigration Lawyer: Free eBook
Mario A. Godoy

If you’re asking yourself whether you need to hire an immigration lawyer, the answer is probably YES. There are some situations where an immigra...

October 28 Is National Immigrant Day
Mario A. Godoy

As the world’s melting pot, every year on October 28, National Immigrant Day, Americans take pride in being a country of immigrants. The U.S. Congre...

What Is Misrepresentation – And How Does It Affect Your Green Card?
Mario A. Godoy

If a foreigner is guilty of fraud or willful giving misleading, false or incorrect facts to a U.S. government official in order to receive an immigrat...

What to Ask BEFORE You Hire An Immigration Lawyer: Free Guide
Mario A. Godoy

Immigration scams and fraud are serious problems that hurt innocent victims. You want to choose a skilled and experienced attorney whom you trust to s...

Beware of Immigration Scams
Mario A. Godoy

Immigration scams and fraud are serious problems and hurt innocent foreign victims and businesses. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services provides ...

Gordita Chronicles: Finding the American Dream
Mario A. Godoy

A new HBO Max sitcom, Gordita Chronicles, explores a Latino immigrant family trying to find the American Dream. The tv show follows the Castelli famil...

Updates to SIV Address Afghan Immigration Issues
Mario A. Godoy

The Biden administration has relaxed visa issues that prevented Afghan citizens who worked for the Taliban in civilian jobs or had some relationship w...

Some Employers Now Offer Immigration Benefits
Mario A. Godoy

Tech and other employers are finding it very hard to find, hire and keep foreign workers. The backlog of immigration applications, increasing immigrat...

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