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What Is An EB-3 Green Card?
Mario A. Godoy

Securing a green card grants an individual permanent residency in the United States. Green cards need to be renewed every 10 years. An EB-3 Visa for S...

What Is Employment-Based Immigration?
Mario A. Godoy

Each fiscal year, the United States issues a set number of employment-based immigration visas that enable foreign workers to obtain LPR status/green c...

#DYK: 3 Facts About Immigrants in the Military
Mario A. Godoy

May is designated as National Military Appreciation Month to recognize and honor all U.S. service members – including active military members an...

Study: U.S. Immigrants Are More Likely to Start Firms, Create Jobs
Mario A. Godoy

“Compared to native-born citizens, immigrants are more frequently involved in founding companies at all scales.” A new study found that im...

Immigration Judges Can Now Consider Mental Health In Asylum and Deportation Cases
Mario A. Godoy

A new ruling says immigration judges can now consider the mental health of noncitizen immigrants who are convicted of an aggravated felony when consid...

Don’t Let A DUI Derail Your Citizenship Goals
Mario A. Godoy

Do you want to become a citizen… but you have a DUI? If you want to be naturalized and become a United States citizen, but you have a DUI arrest...

Are You Qualified for Citizenship Through MAVNI? (The Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest Program)
Mario A. Godoy

May is designated as National Military Appreciation Month to recognize and honor all U.S. service members. U.S. non-citizens born in American Samoa ...

U.S. Wants to Attract More Russian STEM Workers
Mario A. Godoy

The Biden administration has proposed an emergency measure for a new Russian visa program to give highly educated and skilled Russian STEM workers an ...

Some Work Permits Get 1.5 Year Extension
Mario A. Godoy

With a growing backlog, including 1.5 million pending requests for work permits, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a tempor...

Can A Non-Citizen Sue The U.S. Government?
Mario A. Godoy

Is your immigration case taking too long? Do you feel the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) treated you unfairly? Did a U.S. Citizenship and Immig...

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