A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler's passport, a travel document issued by the traveler's country of citizenship.
Immigration court hearings are civil administrative proceedings that involve foreign-born individuals (called respondents) whom the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has charged with violating immigration law.
There are several options available to US employers who wish to hire foreign, non-immigrant workers on a temporary but long-term basis: H-1B visas, L-1 visas, TN status, and other options. These temporary options are often sufficient to meet the needs of the employer and employees.
Applicants have the choice of investing individually or they can choose to work through a larger investor pool via regional centers, which are federally approved third-party intermediaries that “connect foreign investors with developers in need of funding, and take a commission.”
Permanent resident status provides a family member with the privilege of living and working in the United States permanently.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary immigration status provided to nationals of certain countries experiencing problems that make it difficult or unsafe for their nationals to be deported there.
Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state or belonging to a nation.
In law, an appeal is a process in which cases are reviewed, where parties request a formal change to an official decision. Appeals function both as a process for error correction as well as a process of clarifying and interpreting the law.