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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.

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Legal Representation in Immigration Court: Barriers and Benefits

Nov 8, 2018

Legal Representation in Immigration Court: Barriers and Benefits Each year, hundreds of thousands must navigate the complicated immigration processes of the United States (US). Without a doubt, immigration attorneys provide a necessary and priceless service to those facing the trials of immigration court. Yet, many do not have access to a lawyer because of lack…

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News Brief: Military Deployed to Southern US Border as Migrant Caravan Approaches

Nov 1, 2018

News Brief: Military Deployed to Southern US Border as Migrant Caravan Approaches November 1, 2018 Last week, Nanthaveth & Associates published a news brief discussing the caravan of migrants approaching the United States. Consisting of mostly Central Americans from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, the caravan continues to make headlines into this week. While the caravan…

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News Brief: Migrant Caravan Approaches United States Border

Oct 24, 2018

News Brief: Migrant Caravan Approaches United States Border October 24, 2018 Over the last week, major news outlets across the United States (US) have focused on a new immigration crisis facing the nation. A caravan containing upwards of 7,000 migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers travels towards the southern US border. With midterm elections looming, it…

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Sanctuary Cities: Facts, History, and Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4)

Oct 20, 2018

Sanctuary Cities: Facts, History, and Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4) The topic of immigration, regardless of legality, is one of the most controversial and complicated issues in American politics today. Terms like deportation, undocumented immigrant, and sanctuary city are often debated via public forums throughout the country. You may find yourself wondering what it means…

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How to Apply for a Green Card In Austin

How to Apply for a Green Card in Austin

Oct 20, 2018

If you’re eligible to apply for a green card, which gives you an official immigration status in the U.S. and allows you to live and work here permanently, you may find it helpful to work with an Austin immigration attorney – many people do. Here’s how to apply for a green card in Austin and…

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How to Become a Permanent resident in the US

How to Become a Permanent Resident of the U.S

Oct 10, 2018

In the United States, a permanent resident is a person who’s been authorized to live and work here on a permanent basis. Permanent residents get what’s known as a green card, and it comes with several benefits that visas do not. If you need to know how to become a permanent resident of the U.S.,…

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Choosing an Expert Immigration Attorney: Four Important Steps

Oct 9, 2018

Choosing an Expert Immigration Attorney: Four Important Steps Immigration is a cornerstone of United States history and culture. Its importance cannot be denied. Notwithstanding the heated debates currently occurring at all levels of our government and across the country. In Austin, and in Texas as a whole, immigration is a critical issue that impacts diverse communities. Immigration…

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How to Become a U.S. Citizen

How to Become a U.S. Citizen

Sep 17, 2018

If you’re like most people who want to immigrate to the United States, whether or not you’re already living here, you want to know how to become a U.S. citizen. There are four basic ways a person can become a U.S. citizen: By birth Through naturalization Through derivation Through acquisition How to Become a U.S.…

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Everything You Need to Know About the U.S. Citizenship Test

Everything You Need to Know About the U.S. Citizenship Test

Sep 5, 2018

If you have permanent residency in the U.S., applying for naturalization is the final step toward becoming a U.S. citizen – but as part of the naturalization process, you’ll have to take a citizenship test. As Austin immigration attorneys, we get a lot of questions about the U.S. citizenship test: what’s on it, how long…

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Illegal Immigration & immigration naturalization services: 10 Facts That May Surprise You

Illegal Immigration: 10 Facts That May Surprise You

Aug 21, 2018

If you’re like many people, you know that the Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services ceased to exist in 2003 – but its functions were transferred to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol – all of which track data on illegal immigration. However, tens…

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