What Does Asylum Mean for Immigrants?

What Does Asylum Mean for Immigrants?   At Ozment Law, PLC, our Nashville immigration attorneys provide strong, compassionate legal representation to those seeking asylum in the United States.  Immigrating to the United States is often a lifelong dream for people from other countries. However, while some seek an education, better jobs, or reunification with family […]

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Do Family Sponsorships Work?

  Do Family Sponsorships Work?   As experienced Nashville immigration attorneys, we can guide you in reuniting with your family members. In the United States, the entire immigration system is undergoing a dramatic overhaul. The laws that apply in different situations are changing, as are the requirements for obtaining citizenship. Family petitions and sponsorships continue […]

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What is Chain Migration?

What is Chain Migration? The term “chain migration” has been in the news as of late. Donald Trump has ardently vowed to put an end to what he has dubbed a “horrible” system of chain migration. But what exactly is chain migration, and is it as bad as our nation’s top leader has made it […]

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Tennessee’s “New Sanctuary” City Law (Part 1)

Tennessee’s “New Sanctuary” City Law (Part 1)             I have recently been hearing a lot of talk and concern from clients about the new “sanctuary city” law which was passed by the Tennessee State Legislature in April 2018. They are right to be alarmed, because this law, if/when fully enforced, will devastate the Latino community. […]

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DACA May Be Restored

DACA May Be Restored Another federal judge has ruled against President Trump on his attempted shutdown of the DACA Program. This Order came from District Court Judge John Bates in D.C. And he ordered Trump to restart in full the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The order will not become effective until August 23 to allow DHS […]

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Spouse Wants Divorce Without Signing I-751

What Happens to My Residency if My Spouse Wants a Divorce and Will Not Sign Form I-751?   Getting a divorce does not necessarily mean a loss of permanent residency status. Let our Nashville immigration attorneys guide you through your options. It is not uncommon for those who immigrate to the United States to receive […]

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What is Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)?

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) can be granted to juveniles who have faced abuse, abandonment, or neglect by a parent. How does immigration law deal with juveniles? In other words, do juveniles go through the same immigration system as adults, or are there particular laws that apply to juvenile immigrants in certain circumstances? Cruelly, the […]

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Are You Eligible for a P Visa?

Are You Eligible for a P Visa? Let Our Immigration Lawyers Assist You in Understanding Your Options for Traveling to the U.S. There are a number of different visas available to those who want to travel to the United States. While some of the most common types of visas are work or family visas, P […]

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When Temporary Protective Status is Discontinued

What Happens if My Temporary Protective Status is Discontinued? When a person has Temporary Protective Status, or TPS, they have legal recognition from the United States government as an individual who is temporarily permitted to remain with the U.S., and they are protected from being detained or deported as such. TPS is a designation that […]

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Help your foreign employees obtain a work visa

Help your foreign employees obtain a work visa As a business owner, there could come a point when you need to bring a foreign employee into the country. While this sounds simple enough, there is a lot that goes into this. If you don’t know which steps to take, you could end up doing more […]

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