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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 You Get a Green Card With a Criminal Conviction?

Can You Get a Green Card With a Criminal Conviction?

Jul 23, 2018

Having a criminal record can put the brakes on your green card application. If you have a criminal conviction in your past, it’s in your best interest to talk to an Austin immigration lawyer who understands inadmissibility and how having a record could impact your ability to emigrate to the U.S. Can You Get a…

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What is a Fiancé Visa

Need a Fiancé Visa? Read This First

Jul 10, 2018

If you’re like most people, you know that some people are eligible for a fiancé visa – but how do you get one, how long will it take, and should you work with an Austin immigration attorney throughout the process? This guide answers your questions about the K-1 fiancé visa, including: What is a fiancé…

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Secure Legal Entry with a Qualified Immigration Visa Attorney

Secure Legal Entry with a Qualified Immigration Visa Attorney

Jun 25, 2018

The United States Department of State issues visas to allow foreign nationals to enter the country for specific reasons and for defined periods of time. The individual’s purpose for coming to the U. S. establishes the category of visa required. Merely requesting a visa to enter the United States does not ensure permission will be granted.…

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Dangers of Self Representation in Immigration Court Cases

3 Dangers of Self Representation In Immigration Court Cases

May 24, 2018

Political attitudes involving immigration and residency seem to be changing. Last year, for example, the Texas legislature enacted SB-4 in an aggressive attempt to identify, locate, and remove individuals whom they feel are not in the United States legally. As a result, individuals faced with immigration court cases in Texas must adopt a far more strategic defense…

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How to Check Your Immigration Case Status Online

How to Check Your Immigration Case Status Online

May 10, 2018

Once you submit an Application for Citizenship with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to become a naturalized citizen, awaiting the next steps to complete your immigration case status can make anyone feel anxious. This anxiety is also common for those applying for Permanent Residency, Visas, Application for Asylum, Adjustment of Status, and other situations.…

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How to Get H-1B Sponsorship by an American Company

How to Get H-1B Sponsorship by an American Company

Apr 26, 2018

In recent years, United States companies have sought for employees with skills that are not always available in the United States. As a result, they actively look overseas to fill essential staffing needs, often in highly technical positions involving technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine, and more. The United States has developed an H-1B sponsorship process with set quotas…

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Naturalization: Becoming A Citizen In America

Naturalization: Becoming A Citizen In America

Apr 10, 2018

For those who hold permanent residency status in the United States, becoming a naturalized citizen is the next step for many. During the past decade, according to the United States Citizenship and Naturalization Service (USCIS) website, 7.4 million people have been officially welcomed as new citizens. During 2016, the U.S. recognized over 700,000 new naturalized…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Deportation and Removal Proceedings for a Deportation Attorney

Frequently Asked Questions About Deportation and Removal Proceedings

Mar 16, 2018

Deportation and removal proceedings should not be taken lightly. Every immigrant, including those who are fully documented and even legal green card holders, can be at risk for deportation. For many, the process can mean separation from family, friends, jobs, and a life to which they have become accustomed. Moreover, after being returned to a…

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6 Temporary Work Visas an Immigration Lawyer Can Facilitate

6 Temporary Work Visas an Immigration Lawyer Can Facilitate

Mar 5, 2018

Many successful businesses have determined that they must reach beyond the borders of the United States to recruit individuals with specialized talents and education. In a global economy, jobs in technology, medicine, research, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, and others require experience and abilities that far exceed basic levels of education. Multinational companies frequently wish to transfer…

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Political Asylum Interviews and What to Expect

Political Asylum Interviews and What to Expect

Feb 20, 2018

As political conflict and strife continue to develop around the world, political asylum in the United States may be warranted when citizens and families are faced with the possibility of imprisonment, physical punishment, or even death upon return to their country of residence. Persecution may result from factors, which, according to the United States Citizenship and…

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