The EB-5 program enables an investor to immigrate to the United States and receive permanent resident status (a “green card”) in as little as 18 months.An immigrant must invest capital in a new or existing firm or regional center enterprise, using earned, borrowed, or gifted funds.
The Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration (DOL) issues labor certifications. This is a procedure by which the DOL determines that there are insufficient US workers who are able, willing, qualified, and available to perform the job.
Certain American citizens (USCs) and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) may sponsor close relatives for immigration to the United States. Family-based immigration involves a two- or three-step procedure.
We aggressively defend those in removal/deportation proceedings with all available forms of relief. The Immigration and Nationality Act (I.N.A.) does provide relief from removal and deportation.
For some, naturalization is a deeply-felt, emotional experience. For others, it is a paper-pushing exercise. Becoming a U.S. citizen involves commitment, and each person has his or her own view of his/her connection to the national community. Naturalization is, however, taken very seriously by the U.S. government.
Many applications for permanent resident status and naturalization remain undecided because the USCIS is inefficient or cannot obtain the needed FBI name check. After waiting a reasonable time, one can file a mandamus action in court to compel the USCIS to finalize a green card case.