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Processing Times for Immediate Relative Green Cards: What to Expect

Understanding Immediate Relative Green Card Processing Times: Key Insights Obtaining an immediate relative green card is often considered the fastest way to achieve lawful permanent residency in the United States. Unlike other family-based green cards, there’s no waiting for a visa to become available. However, the process isn’t instant and still has to follow USCIS

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Waiting for a Green Card: Immediate Relative Visa for Spouse (IR-1 or CR-1) Guide

Navigating the Wait: A Guide for Couples Awaiting Their Spouse’s Green Card The Immediate Relative Visa for spouse journeys can be both exciting and nerve-wracking as you navigate the path to securing a green card for your loved one. While the end goal of being together in the United States makes it all worthwhile, the

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How to Demonstrate Substantial Merit and National Importance for Your EB 2-NIW Petition

Demystifying the NIW Eligibility: Substantial Merit and National Importance For STEM professionals aiming to advance their careers in the United States, navigating the traditional green card process can be daunting and limiting, often requiring a job offer. However, the EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) program offers a promising alternative. This pathway allows exceptional researchers and

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What You Need to Know About the High Salary Criteria for Your EB-1A Visa Application

Mastering the High Salary Criteria for Your EB-1A Visa: A Guide for STEM Professionals The EB-1A green card is a sought-after path to permanent residence for those with “extraordinary ability” in their field. One tricky part is understanding the high salary criteria. But don’t worry! This guide will help you understand this requirement and strengthen

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Fast Track Your Future Together: The Immediate Relative Visa for Spouses 

From “I Do” to Green Card: A Guide to Immediate Relative Visas for Spouses Saying “I do” is a moment of pure joy, yet for international couples, the celebration often comes with the sobering reality of immigration challenges. If you find yourself navigating the wait for your foreign spouse’s green card, the Immediate Relative Visa

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EB-2 NIW vs. PERM: Choosing the Right Green Card Path for Your STEM Career in the U.S.

Navigating Green Card Options: PERM vs. National Interest Waiver for STEM Professionals The surging U.S. STEM industry is prompting companies to explore new avenues within immigration to attract and retain highly skilled workers. Traditionally, the process involved employers utilizing the Department of Labor (DOL)-administered Permanent Labor Certification (PERM) program. PERM verifies that there are no

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Immediate Relatives Reunification: Navigating IR Visas for US Citizens

Expediting Reunification: A Primer on Immediate Relative Visas for US Citizens Bringing your family to the US? USCIS offers Immediate Relative (IR) visas for certain relatives for US citizens. These visas help you sponsor your closest family members for permanent residency. Let’s dive into what you need to know about IR visas.  At Alagiri Law,

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