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Is something keeping you from U.S. permanent residency?

Traveling to Florida from another country of origin can be both exciting and stressful. Many immigrants share the ultimate goal of obtaining U.S. permanent residency status. A permanent immigrant resident often possesses a green card, which allows him or her to live and work in the United States indefinitely. Obtaining a green card is often the first logical step to take in becoming a full-fledged U.S. citizen.

Overcoming challenges when seeking US permanent residency

As you adapt to a new lifestyle in Florida, you may relate to many issues other immigrants have experienced in their own journeys. For instance, if you have a significant language barrier, it can be stressful to try to learn to read, write and speak English. There are several ways to obtain U.S. permanent residency status, and challenges may arise at any time during the application process, which is why it's always a good idea to know where to seek legal support when necessary.

Visa applications: Adjustment of status might be tougher now

There are numerous visa programs in the United States. Many Florida immigrants seek an adjustment of status by applying for a particular visa, such as those seeking employment in this state or those who have married U.S. citizens and want to obtain green cards. Many say that the new government policies have made it more difficult to acquire a visa.

US immigration law support for Florida residents

Tens of thousands of immigrants have integrated into communities throughout Florida in recent years. In fact, people entering the United States with employment visas, family-based visas and other documents continue to arrive on a daily basis. It is not uncommon for U.S. immigration law issues to arise that delay progress toward status adjustment or to prevent a planned arrival.

US immigration law brings new business owners in Florida

There seems to be an almost constant influx of immigrants in Florida. As in many other states, a lot of the people who come here from other countries of origin have taken steps under U.S. immigration law to launch their own businesses. Becoming a business owner in the United States is a dream many foreign nationals share.

Judge rules on US immigration law case

A 35-year-old man in another state was reportedly taken into custody and placed in detention in July of this year. Florida immigrants who are worried about an apparent increase in immigrant arrests throughout the nation may want to follow this U.S. immigration law case. Many immigrant advocates have been decrying the government's handling of this particular situation.  

Man granted adjustment of status through defensive asylum process

Many people arrive in Florida from other countries of origin without having all their paperwork in order. This can create numerous legal problems as they begin new lifestyles in the United States. Some people, such as a 64-year-old man who came to the U.S. in 1992, successfully obtain adjustment of status through the defensive asylum process.  

Avoid problems with US permanent residency

Many immigrants in Florida and beyond have had to overcome serious legal problems as they built new lives in the United States. The U.S. permanent residency process can be complex and quite challenging to navigate as there are often multiple options and language barriers and other issues can make emigrating from another country confusing and stressful. There are several ways to keep stress levels low and avoid complications in the immigration process.  

Will father of 2 be deported because of US immigration law?

Florida residents who came to live in this state from other countries may relate to a recent situation that continues to unfold in Miami. A woman who has two children has reportedly been staying with relatives after fleeing her country of origin due threats of violence. She sought asylum when she arrived at a U.S. border with her son, as U.S. immigration law allows.            

U.S. permanent residency to be featured in new video series

Florida is a hub of immigration activity. Millions of residents earn income through immigrant-owned businesses throughout the state. A new video series is ready to launch that features topics, such as U.S. permanent residency and other issues pertinent to building new lives in America as new arrivals from other countries of origin.

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