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  • Alien? Ex-pat? 'American in waiting'? The importance of language used in US immigration law
    Alien? Ex-pat? 'American in waiting'? The importance of language used in US immigration law

    1930s British politician Pearl Strachan Hurd famously said, "Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs". While the context may have changed, the warning continues to ring true ...

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  • Significant changes proposed to US consular fees
    Significant changes proposed to US consular fees

    The Department of State, the agency which oversees all United States Embassies and Consulates around the world, has published an Interim Final Rule today announcing changes to consular fees. Some fees ...

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  • Applying for a US visa at the US Embassy in London or other US Embassy abroad? Delays are expected.
    Applying for a US visa at the US Embassy in London or other US Embassy abroad? Delays are expected.

    If you are awaiting a US passport, Report of Birth Abroad for a child, an immigrant visa allowing a person to move to the USA on a permanent basis, or a temporary US visa (such as student or visitor's ...

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  • Are You Looking for a U.S. Immigration Lawyer?
    Are You Looking for a U.S. Immigration Lawyer?

    If you are looking to immigrate to the United States, then your first step should be consulting with an experienced immigration attorney who is familiar with the process. There are many complexities ...

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  • Obtaining A 'Green Card' Through Marriage At The US Embassy In London
    Obtaining A 'Green Card' Through Marriage At The US Embassy In London

    Where to file? The process of obtaining a 'green card' (lawful permanent resident status) through marriage varies from case to case based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: Is the ...

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  • Nuclear Families Should Not be Separated During the US Immigration Process
    Nuclear Families Should Not be Separated During the US Immigration Process

    On 14 March 2013, the Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee held a hearing entitled "The Separation of Nuclear Families Under U.S. Immigration Law." The subcommittee heard testimony from ...

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