Can I Seek Asylum if I am Immigrating to the United States?
Immigration Law | Posted on January 5, 2022 at 6:46 am by ozmentlaw
If you qualify for asylum, you may be permitted to remain in the United States legally as an immigrant. There are many reasons why someone may desire to immigrate to the United States. For many, a move to the U.S. represents new opportunities and possibilities; for others, not only is moving to the U.S. a […]
Can a Permanent Resident Lose Their Green Card After Divorce?
Immigration Law | Posted on December 12, 2021 at 6:44 am by ozmentlaw
Depending on the conditions on your green card, getting a divorce could impact your ability to keep your green card long-term. Call an immigration attorney to learn more. Living legally within the United States as someone who was not born within this country is a process that is filled with paperwork, complications, and many legal […]
How Do I File for a Green Card in TN?
Immigration Law | Posted on November 20, 2021 at 6:42 am by ozmentlaw
Get help with your Green Card application from an experienced Nashville immigration attorney Being an immigrant to the United States of America is often a much-desired experience, one that many people only dream of; it is also an experience that can be filled with confusion, fear, anxiety, and misunderstanding about the many rules and processes […]
Form I-693 and COVID vaccination in the US
Immigration Law | Posted on October 12, 2021 at 2:25 pm by ozmentlaw
Individuals submitting Form 1-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, on or after October 1, 2021, must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Most applicants filing for adjustment of status to become a lawful permanent resident with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or an immigrant visa application with Department of State (DOS) must […]
Possible Changes Coming to Immigration With New House Bill
Immigration Law | Posted on September 16, 2021 at 6:40 am by ozmentlaw
A new House bill has been introduced that could allow thousands of people access to green cards. A new House bill may provide green card relief for thousands of families and individuals that have been waiting for the backlog to clear for several years. The bill could also allow many illegal immigrants to obtain legal […]
What is the Visa Waiver Program?
Immigration Law | Posted on August 31, 2021 at 4:46 pm by ozmentlaw
What is the Visa Waiver Program? Our Nashville, TN immigration attorneys explain the Visa Waiver Program, which in some cases can allow you to visit the U.S. without going through the lengthy process of obtaining a visa first. Obtaining a visa that allows you to enter the United States is typically a complex process that […]
Immigrant Visa vs. Non-Immigrant Visa
Immigration Law | Posted on July 27, 2021 at 4:45 pm by ozmentlaw
Immigrant Visa vs. Non-Immigrant Visa There are many ways for foreign nationals to enter the United States, and it is important to know the difference between the types of visas available — immigrant and nonimmigrant visas have different goals and different requirements. Non-immigrant and immigrant visas both grant foreign nationals the right to enter the […]
Undocumented Immigrants & Departure Fines
Immigration Law | Posted on June 22, 2021 at 4:20 pm by ozmentlaw
Undocumented Immigrants Will No Longer Face Fines for Failure to Depart A recent announcement brings relief to undocumented immigrants throughout the country, as they will no longer face fines for failure to depart. Thousands of undocumented immigrants are told to leave the country every day, but some of these individuals never leave the United States. […]
Are Visas Required to Visit the US?
Immigration Law | Posted on June 4, 2021 at 4:11 pm by ozmentlaw
Are Visas Required to Visit the US? Many people visit the United States every year, but before trying to enter the country, you may need a visa. Anyone who enters the United States must show certain travel documents. Sometimes that is something as simple as a passport, while other times, a person may have to […]
Breaking Down President Biden’s New Immigration Bill
Immigration Law | Posted on May 15, 2021 at 4:17 pm by ozmentlaw
Breaking Down President Biden’s New Immigration Bill President Joe Biden’s administration announced a new expansive immigration bill that, if passed by Congress, would provide an eight-year pathway to U.S. citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants in the country. Speak with an experienced family petitions attorney in Tennessee to find out how President Biden’s new legislation […]