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Marcus A. Jarvis, Esq. (Managing Partner)

Delacy J. Thomas, Esq. (Associate Attorney)

Karen V. Bryan , Esq. (Associate Attorney)

Diversity Visa Program: A Lottery for Immigrants?

People across the globe have shown interest in immigrating to the United States since time immemorial. After all, the country offers better – and equal – employment opportunities, isn’t a war zone, and has lower poverty levels than countless other countries on the face of the earth. With that said, however, the process that one […]

The Link between Public Benefits and Deportation

In its latest move to reduce curb low-income individuals from immigrating to the United States, the Trump administration has started considering revamping policies which gives them more freedom to deport immigrants who might have used public benefits during their time in the country. Even though it is still possible for the country to deport legal […]

Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan to Head Immigration and Customs Enforcement

President Trump has recently shown interest in appointing border patrol chief, Mark Morgan, as the head of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services agency. After a successful career at the FBI, Mark Morgan was appointed as the border patrol chief during Obama’s tenure where he was responsible for key decision making. This is an […]

The DACA Program Under Trump’s Reign

The DACA program has been a subject of debate for months. Not only are those benefitting from the program speaking up in its favor, but judges, too, have shown support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Offering increased security for certain undocumented individuals who had entered the United States as children, the DACA […]

Here’s What Employees Need to Know About Working in the United States

Owing to its myriad opportunities and high standards of living, the United States remains one of the most popular and promising countries for those seeking employment. Not only are employees able to take home larger sums of money, but they also get the chance to learn a lot from the diverse, multi-cultural workforce. However, even […]

The United States Immigrant Visa Process

Applying for a visa to immigrate to the United States is, by far, one of the most intimidating processes for countless people throughout the world. Not only are you expected to have all of your paperwork in order, but it is also essential for you to ensure that all of the information that you are […]

Top Tips to Maintain Your Student Visa Status

Congratulations! You’ve finally got your hands on the visa you were stressing over for months, and you’re legally allowed to study in the United States. And while it’s great news that you’ve got your pass into the land of opportunities, it’s important to remember that maintaining your student visa status takes a bit of hard […]

The Beginner’s Guide to the F1 Student Visa

With Ivy League universities being viewed as the Holy Grail for individuals passionate about academics, to international students who are limited by the university options in their home countries, it’s really no surprise that the United States is one of the most popular countries to continue studies. If you make the decision to study in […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Working in the United States

Working in the United States is a dream for millions of people across the globe. With attractive pay scales and incentives to write home about, getting a job or setting up one’s business in the United States has become the Holy Grail for countless immigrants. The only problem for most people is getting a visa […]

Green Cards Explained

Chances are that you already know a thing or two about green cards, and know someone who has been trying to get their hands on one regardless of whether or not you’ve actively been trying to get one for yourself. But did you know that there are several types of green cards – each of […]

Here’s What You Need to Do to Become a US Citizen

Millions of people from across the globe are interested in moving to the United States – and for good reason. Not only does the United States offer a unique set of opportunities and high standards of living, but it is also quite easy to build and maintain a strong network that will help you for […]

Planning On Going to College in the US? Here’s How You Can Secure Your Student Visa

Every year, almost 600,000 international students from over 200 countries apply to study in U.S universities and colleges. When you consider the fact that 7 out of the 10 top-rated higher education providers are located within America, including world-renowned names such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and MIT, it’s hardly surprising. Many of the foreign students […]

What to Expect From an Immigration Medical

The immigration medical is an essential part of any green card application. This comprehensive assessment aims to screen potential U.S residents for any health conditions that render them a threat to public safety. Individuals will be ruled inadmissible if they: Are afflicted by a serious communicable disease. Cannot provide documentation to prove that they are […]

A Complete Guide to the O-1 Visa

Amidst the Trump administration’s rhetoric about reforming immigration laws to prioritize only the best foreign applicants, it’s worth taking a look at a visa that was specifically set up to reward extraordinary individuals that have a track record of achievement in their chosen fields. Understanding the O-1 Visa In 1990, the USCIS introduced the O-1 […]

What Would Planned Changes to Per-Country Visa Caps Mean For Immigrants?

While the House Appropriations Committee’s 2019 spending bill contained many notes of optimism for immigration activists, including a substantial rejection of any further border wall spending as well as new protections for DACA veterans and family migrants, one potentially game-changing amendment managed to slip underneath the radar. H.R. 392 or the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants […]

4 Reasons Why Your K-1 Visa Application Was Denied

4 Reasons Why Your K-1 Visa Application Was Denied The K-1 is a non-immigrant visa, which allows any US citizen to sponsor a foreign fiancé that they wish to invite to the United States. As part of the requirements for this visa, the petitioning couple must prove that they intend to get married within 90 […]

What to Do If You Receive an NTA Form

What to Do If You Receive an NTA Form On June 28, 2018, the USCIS set forth new policy guidance for the issuance of Notice to Appear (NTA) forms. These updated guidelines enable immigration agencies to send out NTAs in situations where a denial of USCIS benefits causes an applicant to lose their legal resident […]

Here’s What You Need to Know About President Trump’s New Asylum Ban

As the national conversation surrounding the so-called migrant caravan reached fever pitch earlier this November, President Trump took the opportunity to sign his most legally controversial immigration policy yet. The so-called asylum ban places broad restrictions on the rights of asylum seekers that enter the country through illegal border crossings. According to acting Attorney General […]

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