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Immigration is frequently changing. Here at Nanthaveth and Associates, we like to keep you updated with the latest news in local and national immigration, tell you about changes within our firm, and share helpful information pertaining to your immigration needs.

Can your Green Card Be Denied If You Don't Have Healthcare - Nanthaveth & Associates

Can the U.S. Government Deny Your Green Card if You Can’t Afford Healthcare?

Jan 14, 2020

The U.S. government can deny visas and green cards for many reasons, but is healthcare one of them? Healthcare in the U.S. is notoriously expensive – and as of November 3, 2019, the government planned to deny lawful immigrants visas based on their ability to pay for medical care. The proclamation, issued by the current…

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2019 Immigration Statistics and What to Expect for 2020 - Nanthaveth & Associates

2019 Immigration Statistics and What to Expect for 2020

Jan 2, 2020

2019 immigration statistics are just coming in, tallied by the Office of Immigration Statistics (part of the Department of Homeland Security) and several other research agencies, and what they cover might surprise you. 2019 Immigration Statistics The only 2019 immigration statistics available as of this writing are for the first quarter of the fiscal year,…

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New Investment Minimums for EB-5 Visas

Dec 15, 2019

In November, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – the agency responsible for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services – published a new rule that increased the minimum investment a person must make to enter the U.S. through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The rule, which took effect on November 21, modernized the entire EB-5 visa…

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Trump Administration Public Charge Rule Blocked By District Courts Before Implementation

Public Charge Rule Blocked By 3 District Courts Ahead of Implementation

Oct 17, 2019

On October 11th, judges in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Northern District of California and Eastern District of Washington all blocked the new public charge rule set to go into place on October 15th in an injunction. Public charge is defined as an “individual who is likely to become…

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The Fiancé Visa Guide

Sep 3, 2019

U.S. citizens who want to bring a foreign fiancé to the country in order to get married can often apply for a K-1 visa. Your fiancé must meet eligibility requirements, and you must get married within 90 days of his or her arrival – and then he or she can apply for lawful permanent resident…

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How to Get a Green Card in the U.S.

Aug 21, 2019

When you want to become a permanent resident of the United States, you’ll have to apply for a green card. Green cards are only available to people who meet certain criteria, including those who have immediate family in the U.S., those who have a job lined up, and those who fit into “special immigrant” categories.…

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How to Immigrate to the USA

Jun 11, 2019

Steps to Immigrating to The United States Immigrating to the United States and becoming a citizen can be a daunting process when you’re not sure where to start. In 2018, there were more than 44 million immigrants living in the US. If you are interested in immigrating from outside the country and becoming a permanent…

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The Complexity of Immigration Reform

May 31, 2019

The Complexity of Immigration Reform The United States was founded by immigrants, people traversing the Atlantic Ocean in search of a new and better life. Much like our forefathers of the 1600 and 1700s, immigrants to the United States today are looking for the same thing. Immigration is an issue that is filled with the…

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Health Insurance for Illegal Immigrants

May 28, 2019

California Contemplating Health Insurance for Illegal Immigrants California lawmakers are finding themselves coming face-to-face with stories from around the state about illegal immigrants who cannot afford the most basic of healthcare. Clinics, such as the one in San Diego that treated an immigrant suspected of having cancer, cannot run the needed tests to help their…

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Asylum Seekers Face Border Flights

May 23, 2019

Asylum Seekers Face Processing Away from The Border Asylum seekers from south of the American border are now facing a new dilemma as the Trump administration continues its crack down on immigration. According to a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official, asylum-seeking families may find themselves flown across the United States to have their initial…

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