المحامي احمد يقظان محامي هجرة تامبا

عكم المحامي احمد يقظان من الحلم الأمريكي للمحاماة. مثلما تعرفون مكتبنا متخصص بجميع قضايا الهجرة في اميركا انا معكم بمكتبنا الجديد بتامبا بولاية فلوريدا فتحنا هذا المكتب لخدمة الجالية العربية بجميع القضايا المتخصصة بالهجرة من قضايا الترحيل ، قضايا اللجوء، قضايا الاستثمار قضايا الزواج والجنسية. مكتبنا موجود على ٥٦٢٠ ايست فاولر افينيو مكتب د تامبا…

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Hatch Introduces I-Squared Act of 2015 To Help Skilled Workers

Senator Hatch introduced the ‘‘Immigration Innovation Act of 2015’’ or the ‘‘I-Squared Act of 2015’’ on the Senate today. The Act aims to get more skilled immigrants into the United States. It has three components: 1. It raises the amount of H1B visas available for skilled immigrants. The Act raises the number of visas depending on…

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Don’t Hire a Non-lawyer in 2015!

There’s an Arab proverb that roughly translates to “let your baker bake your dough even if he took half of it”. I often wonder why some people hire non-lawyers to apply for their immigration benefits. There are usually two reasons: money and the tricks these notaries pay on unsuspecting immigrants that believe that they could…

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BIA Issues Three Decisions Dealing with the Adam Walsh Act

The Board of Immigration Appeals issued three decision dealing with issues related to the Adam Walsh Act. The Adam Walsh Act prevents USCIS from approving any visa petition filed by a United States citizen if the Petitioner was convicted of a charge relating to the abuse of a minor. The Service could approve the petition…

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Applying for Asylum? Should you?

This week, I will be traveling to Miami to represent a client in an asylum interview. In this post, I will be discussing eligibility for asylum in simple terms.  I will also provide a list of important resources one could use when applying for asylum.   Asylum law is the international community’s recognition that some…

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Board of Immigration Appeals Holds that Admission of Conviction Might not Trigger Stop-Time Rule

I have been an advocate of changing the Supreme Court’s decision that removal proceedings are civil and not criminal. The main reason being my argument is the fact that criminal law has infiltrated removal proceedings since the criminal grounds for removal have been expanded by Congress on several occasions. One of the problems in removal proceedings…

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Waivers of Misrepresentation under the Immigration and Naturalization Act

I have represented several individuals, both before the Service and immigration courts, who were inadmissible for a material misrepresentation under the Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA). The typical problem involves a situation where a person was applying for a visitor’s visa, says that he/she is married when she is not, and now is applying for…

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Attaining Permanent Residence through the EB-5 Program

The Eb-5 program has been getting renewed attention lately. Congress has been trying to reform the program specifically to counter the alleged fraud that has plagued the program since 1990. One thing remains true however, there is an influx of interest by Chinese and South American investors who are shelling hundreds of thousands of dollars…

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Eleventh Circuit rules that Florida Statute 893.13 is not An Aggravated Felony

Last week, the Eleventh Circuit ruled that Florida Statute 893.013(1)(a)(2) is not an aggravated felony under the Immigration and Naturalization Act. The respondent was placed in removal proceedings as an aggravated felon for his conviction under the statute. At the individual hearing, the respondent challenged his designation as an aggravated felon and the immigration judge ordered his removal.…

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Applying for an E1/E2 Visa

One of the options that investors and traders could have to open businesses and gain entry into the United States is to apply for an E1 or and E2 visa. E1 and E2 visas are treaty based visas that allow investors (E2) or traders (E1) to come to the United States, open businesses, and remain in the…

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