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December 15, 2015 @ 7:34 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

There are two competing schools of thought on whether or not an employer can refuse to promote an immigrant worker with a foreign accent. If you feel that you are in this type of situation, talk about it with an experienced immigration attorney. An attorney will help you sort out the facts to determine whether […]

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December 10, 2015 @ 7:31 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

The city of Denver tracks information about immigrants in the city in an effort to keep up with their special needs. They’ve listed some interesting information about Denver immigrants on their website, a few of which we thought were worth mentioning as well. An astonishing 16% of all Denver residents are foreign born. While these […]

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December 5, 2015 @ 7:30 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

In an effort to gain U.S. citizenship, many people “marry” another in an effort to make this process easier. The U.S. Customs and Immigrations Enforcement Agency frowns upon so-called sham marriages, and may deny someone a Green Card as a result. When determining whether or not a sham marriage exists, authorities will look at a […]

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November 30, 2015 @ 7:27 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

In the past, many people have looked to America as “a shining city on a hill”, a land full of prosperity and opportunity. Is this still true? Do others still look at America as a land of freedom, where everyone is able to achieve his or her dreams? If you ask Americans, fewer of them […]

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November 25, 2015 @ 7:24 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

One of the most frequently asked questions immigrants have involves obtaining a Social Security number. Many are not quite sure if they actually need one, and are even more confused about how to get one. Here are some guidelines immigrants can use in order to make the right decision. Noncitizens must receive permission from the […]

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November 15, 2015 @ 7:23 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

The debate over immigration reform has prompted one group to ask legal immigrants what they think about amnesty. Heritage Action for America recently polled some naturalized citizens, and received some very surprising answers. Virginia Proden is a lawyer from Russia who came to the United States for religious freedom. She remarked, “You’re not going to […]

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November 5, 2015 @ 7:22 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

The naturalization interview is one of the final steps toward obtaining citizenship. As such, it’s important for applicants to be properly prepared and ensure that everything goes well. Here are a few tips potential citizens can use to help them put their best foot forward during this meeting. It can be helpful for those who […]

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October 30, 2015 @ 7:06 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

Now that tax season is upon us, many immigrants are wondering whether or not they must file a U.S. tax return. The answer will depend upon your status, as you must usually file a tax return if you have been given permission to work here. Those who hold green cards are considered permanent residents, and […]

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October 28, 2015 @ 7:28 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

Many times, people come to the United States looking for a safe haven from torture, persecution or abuse by their own governments. Those who fear persecution in their home country can apply for asylum or refugee status here, and if granted, will be able to remain here indefinitely. In order to qualify, individuals must have […]

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October 27, 2015 @ 7:21 am | Category:Uncategorized | Tags: No tags

For those seeking citizenship, the “swearing in” ceremony is the highlight of this achievement. Swearing in ceremonies are designed to do more than just make one’s citizenship official, as they also serve to provide information and extend congratulations to recipients as well. To attend a ceremony, an immigrant must have an approved N-400, which is […]

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