Tag(s): immigration news

How to Prepare for an Initial Consultation with an Immigration Lawyer

By Joshua Goldstein / November 20, 2022

Are you considering hiring an immigration lawyer to help you resolve a legal matter? If so, it is crucial that you are able to find the right legal professional for your specific case. One of the best things you can do is set up a confidential consultation with an experienced immigration attorney. During your initial…

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How To Go From F-1 Visa Or OPT To Work Visa Or Green Card

By Joshua Goldstein / February 27, 2020

How To Go From F-1 Visa Or OPT To Work Visa Or Green Card Let’s say you’re on an F-1 visa. You’re an international student, and you’re getting ready to start your OPT. Or perhaps you’re already on OPT, or your OPT may be about to end. Now you’re wondering what’s next in your immigration…

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How to Prepare to Apply for an O-1 Visa

By Joshua Goldstein / February 25, 2020

An O-1 visa is a type of non-immigrant visa that is reserved specifically for people with “extraordinary” abilities. As explained by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you may be eligible for an O-1 visa if you can demonstrate a record of superior talent and/or ability in the field such as the arts, education,…

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2 Reasons Your Visa May Be In Administrative Processing

By Joshua Goldstein / January 22, 2020

You may be wondering… Why was my visa put into administrative processing? Why was my visa delayed? Why was I given the 221(g) worksheet? My name’s Joshua Goldstein and I am an immigration lawyer. I help families across the country and around the world get their visas out of administrative processing. So why is your…

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Withholding of Removal: Explained

By Joshua Goldstein / October 25, 2019

An immigrant who faces a credible fear of persecution in their country of origin may be eligible to obtain asylum protection in the United States. Although asylum is the most well known immigration options for people who face imminent danger in their native country, it is not the only option that is currently available under…

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Catch & Release: What Does it Mean?

By Joshua Goldstein / March 23, 2017

‘Catch and release’ is the colloquial (slang) name of a long-time U.S. immigration enforcement protocol. Essentially, the policy simply allows those who have been accused of immigration violations to be released in the interim period while they are waiting to go before an immigration judge. Politically, catch and release has become an extremely controversial issue.…

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