Are Legal U.S. Immigrants in Danger of Losing Status During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Government agency closures due to the coronavirus pandemic could impact your legal status in the U.S. Schools and businesses throughout the United States have been ordered to close as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to reduce community spread, many of the services we count on are either limited or delayed. This […]

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Trump’s New Immigration Rule Can Cause Your Family Problems

Under new immigration rules, needing public assistance now or in the years to come could cause your family to be denied citizenship in the U.S. Public assistance programs have long been a hotly contested issue. They were designed to ensure people living in the U.S. have a roof over their head, food on the table, […]

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DMV Getting Stricter

DMV Getting Stricter   News of a federal review of state DMV records has many undocumented immigrants in the state concerned. The new year is always a time of celebration and resolutions. However, this year it was also a time that Homeland Security took aim at state immigration laws. Individual states have the authority to […]

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Immigration Services Gets Grant, Allows More Applications for Citizenship Program

Immigration Services Gets Grant, Allows More Applications for Citizenship Program   After receiving additional funding, immigration services will be accepting more applicants across the country for its citizenship preparation program.  Immigration is a hotly contested topic in the United States today. Among green card holders and those aspiring to become citizens, it is natural to […]

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Does Marriage Guarantee You a Green Card?

Does Marriage Guarantee You a Green Card?   If you marry a U.S. citizen, you can become a Green Card holder and maintain lawful permanent resident status. For those who have dreams of immigrating to the United States or/and remaining within America permanently, understanding the various options for obtaining lawful resident status is a must. […]

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Can You Visit the U.S. if You Have a Criminal Record in Another Country?

Can You Visit the U.S. if You Have a Criminal Record in Another Country? If you are trying to enter the U.S. with a criminal record, working with an experienced immigration lawyer can provide insight and guidance. If you are not a U.S. citizen, traveling to the United States, even just for a vacation, can […]

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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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