Immigration News

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano  Under the Trump Administration the processing of adjustment of status from the time of filing to final approval is now taking at least eight months.  However, if you are intending to file an adjustment of status, the interview with the USCIS...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano In marriage cases, the USCIS will issue Notice to Appear (NTA) where a Statement of Findings substantiates fraud as a part of the record. Such an NTA can be issued even if the petition is not substantiated by fraud. Moreover, criminal...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano   If you have been convicted of one of the following crimes, you will permanently be denied from applying for Naturalization to U.S. citizenship: Murder, or An aggravated felony (if the conviction was after November 29, 1990). These bars are automatic. In other...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano When a person applies for a temporary visa to the United States, a person must actually have an intention to remain in the United States on a temporary basis and be limited by the rules of that visa. Similarly, when a...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Requesting a CSPA for children of a Permanent Resident is a complicated process that need the assistance of an experienced immigration lawyer. Before you start the process, it is advisable to consult first with an experienced immigration lawyer. The process for determining...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano The Provisional Waiver is the process where an applicant who is applying for a green card is granted a forgiveness or waiver of his or her unlawful presence only.  Other inadmissibility offenses are not waived.  An individual accrues unlawful presence when...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano There are crimes that are permanent and conditional bars to the determination of good moral character when applying for naturalization.  We will discuss the crimes that are conditional bars to naturalization in this article. Q: What do conditional bars to good moral...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Generally, an alien is removable is he commits crimes involving moral turpitude.  There are certain requirements to be followed before a permanent resident alien will be subject to removal based on the commission of CIMT.  The Lawful Permanent Resident alien may...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano There are a number of grounds upon which you can be denied on your naturalization application. Usually, submitting an application will allow USCIS to review your application to obtain your green card and your entire file. The USCIS will verify if your...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Our immigration law requires that an applicant for naturalization be a person of “good moral character.” The period reviewed for most applicants is the five years prior to filing the N-400. Some applicants who are married to U.S. citizens are able...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano If you entered into a good faith marriage but after the marriage your U.S. citizen of lawful permanent resident spouse is abusing you, then you do not have to sacrifice to get your permanent resident.  You can immediately apply for a...

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