Costa Mesa Criminal Defense And Immigration Law Blog

Why Work With An Immigration Attorney?

If you are trying to come to the United States to work or would like to bring your family, it’s important that you understand the laws as well as the process for doing so. Many people believe that they can fill out…

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Can I Get A Green Card If I Have TPS?

A Temporary Protected Status (TPS) permits you to stay in the country and work without the threat of deportation. Currently, there are around 400,000 people from 12 countries with a TPS. The problem with a TPS is the government can remove it at any…

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Can I Bring My Elderly Mother To Live With Me In The U.S.?

Leaving your home country to live in the U.S. can be bittersweet. You can look forward to a brighter future for your children, who have grown up with the right to stay here. Yet, as your parents who stayed home grow older,…

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Has the citizenship test changed?

There are many steps to becoming a U.S. citizen. One of the ones you may worry about is the citizenship test or civic test, as it is also known. Reports abound of Americans who have lived here all their lives struggling to…

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How Can Naturalization Help You Leave The U.S.?

Most people think of naturalization as a way to stay in the United States. Yet it comes with several advantages. They include the right to vote and better chances of bringing your family to join you. One advantage you may not have…

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Plan For Your Path To Naturalization

A person who is living in the United States as a lawful permanent resident might dream of eventually becoming a citizen. This can be accomplished through the naturalization process. Once you meet specific requirements, you can embark on this process. You’ll file your…

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Evidence Collected During The Naturalization Process

As part of the naturalization process, an applicant may have to show that he or she is of good moral character. Immigration officials in California or anywhere else might be required to learn more about any offenses that an applicant has committed…

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Becoming A Dual Citizen In The United States

Immigrants living in California may look forward to gaining U.S. citizenship, especially after navigating the immigration system and green card status for many years. However, they may wonder whether they can retain citizenship from their country of birth when seeking naturalization. Dual…

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Man Renews Citizenship Pursuit After Return To US

Many people in California and across the country were troubled by a deportation case involving a veteran of the Afghanistan war. The man, a US Army veteran, re-entered the country from Mexico on Sept. 23, 2019, nearly a year and a half…

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Trump Policy To Complicate Immigration For Some

An immigration policy announced by the Trump administration will make it more difficult for some military members and government workers living overseas to secure citizenship. The announcement was met with anger and confusion on the part of veterans’ and immigrant advocacy groups…

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