Most Effective Way to Obtain Permanent Residency
Immigration Law | Posted on January 15, 2023 at 4:03 pm by ozmentlaw
Our Nashville immigration attorneys explain some of the most efficient and effective ways to obtain permanent residency in the United States. A permanent resident card (otherwise known as a green card) allows you to live and work in the United States and provides a pathway to citizenship. Our Nashville immigration attorney explains some of the […]
What is an H-1B Visa?
Immigration Law | Posted on November 15, 2022 at 3:07 pm by ozmentlaw
H-1B visas are business visas designed for nonimmigrant workers in specialty occupations with highly specialized knowledge. There are various types of specialty occupations for which a nonimmigrant worker may be eligible to obtain an H-1B visa. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) explains that the H-1B program is one that “applies to employers seeking to […]
Ways to Obtain a Green Card Sponsorship in TN
Immigration Law | Posted on October 15, 2022 at 2:36 pm by ozmentlaw
There are multiple paths toward Green Card sponsorship in Tennessee, and one of our experienced Nashville immigration attorneys can discuss your options with you. Having a Green Card, which is another way of saying that you have permanent residency in the US (i.e., LPR status), means that you can work and live in the United […]
Top Reasons to Hire an Immigration Lawyer at Ozment Law, PLC
Immigration Law | Posted on August 15, 2022 at 2:12 pm by ozmentlaw
Our immigration attorneys advocate for immigrant rights, advise you of your options, and handle any immigration problems that arise. Immigration law cases in Tennessee and throughout the U.S. can involve a wide range of legal issues, from seeking permanent residency status or citizenship to applying for a nonimmigrant visa to defending against deportation actions. When […]
Steps to Becoming a U.S. Citizen
Immigration Law | Posted on June 15, 2022 at 1:55 pm by ozmentlaw
Follow the Steps for Green Card Holders to Seek Naturalization in the United States The process for obtaining U.S. citizenship is complicated, but it is important for immigrants to understand that it may be possible to become a citizen through the naturalization process. Whether you are currently applying for permanent residency and want to plan […]
How Do I Extend My J-1 Visa
Immigration Law | Posted on May 15, 2022 at 6:02 pm by ozmentlaw
You May be Able to Extend Your J-1 Visa or Request a Change of Status If you are currently in the U.S. on a J-1 visa, circumstances might arise that necessitate extending your visa. You should pay close attention to the length of time your visa currently allows you to be in the U.S. so […]
Difference Between J-1 and F-1 Visas
Immigration Law | Posted on April 15, 2022 at 8:11 pm by ozmentlaw
What is the Difference Between J-1 and F-1? For anyone seeking to obtain a visa to come to the United States as a student or for purposes of study or education, you are probably looking at J-1 and F-1 visas. Yet it is important to understand that these are two different types of visas, and […]
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 […]