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K-1 Fiance Visa – A Summary and Introduction

Here is a good summary of K-1 Fiance Visas: Overview: What Is a K-1 Fiance Visa? The fiancé(e) K-1 nonimmigrant visa is for the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) of a United States (U.S.) citizen. The K-1 visa permits the foreign-citizen fiancé(e) to travel to the United States and marry his or her U.S. citizen sponsor within 90 days […]

Introduction to Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents

Here is an excerpt from my upcoming article in the Johnson County BarLetter: On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced that he would take “executive action” to significantly expand the Administration’s 2012 Deferred Action program.  This expansion extends “protection from deportation” and other benefits to over one-third of the approximately eleven million individuals living in […]

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – An Introduction

Here is a portion of an article on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that I recently wrote for the Johnson County Bar Letter.  The full text can be found here: On June 15, 2012, a significant change to immigration law occurred when Janet Napolitano, Secretary of DHS, issued a memorandum titled “Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion […]