Tag Archives: adjustment of status

Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA)

What is NACARA 203 in immigration law?

NACARA provides various forms of immigration benefits and relief from deportation to certain Nicaraguans, Cubans, Salvadorans, Guatemalans, nationals of former Soviet bloc countries and their dependents.

 

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What types of relief from deportation or removal does NACARA provide?

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Form I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

What is the process to apply for an unlawful presence waiver to obtain U.S. permanent resident status?

A new process is expected to shorten the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives while those family members are obtaining immigrant visas to become lawful permanent residents of the United States. Beginning March 4,...

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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Green Card

What is VAWA?

 

The Violence Against Women Act, known as VAWA, was established in order for immigrant victims of substantial physical, mental, emotional and domestic abuse who were the spouse, children or parent of a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident to get help and self-petition to receive a green card without relying...

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Relationship Requirements for a Marriage-Based Green Card

What are the relationship requirements for a Green Card through marriage?

You must be legally married to qualify for a marriage-based visa or green card.  You do not need to have been married in the U.S. for your marriage to be considered legal.   A legal marriage is one that is officially recognized by the...

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