Family Immigration

Are You Eligible for a Green Card?

Are You Eligible For a Green Card? Within the United States (U.S.), acquisition of a green card is the key to permanent residence. In fact, the proper legal term for a green card holder is “lawful permanent resident” or LPR. When someone holds LPR status, with patience and practice they can eventually become a naturalized…

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Affirmative and Defensive Asylum

Affirmative and Defensive Asylum: Learn the Differences

Affirmative and Defensive Asylum: Learn the Differences Thousands of refugees across the world seek asylum each year. Asylum is a globally recognized form of government protection, and each person has a right to seek it in the country of their choosing. In the United States (U.S.), asylum rights and laws are governed by the Immigration…

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DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program Created in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program benefits hundreds of thousands of youth in America. Often referred to as “Dreamers,” potential beneficiaries must meet and continue to adhere to strict standards and requirements. Membership in the program is not permanent and must be…

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Expert Immigration Lawyer

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help The United States is a country of immigrants – it is a diverse melting pot of cultures and peoples. In fact, between 98-99% of US citizens are related to an immigrant. Despite the nation’s storied history and global roots, immigration continues to be a controversial issue amongst both…

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Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas Migrants

News Alert: US Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas at Migrants

News Alert: US Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas at Migrants November 29, 2018 Over the holiday weekend, news broke of a clash between migrants and United States (US) border patrol agents. US personnel at the Tijuana border deployed tear gas against a group of migrants, including women and young children. For example, the nation saw…

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5 Things to Understand About Family Immigration Law

5 Things To Understand About Family Immigration Law

United States citizens and long-term residents can submit petitions for visas for certain relatives. The amount of time it requires to get a family immigration visa in Dallas depends upon the petitioner and the kind of relative. This will also determine which applications to send. (1) Types of Family Immigration Law Visas There are 2…

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How to Get My Fiancé a Visa in the United States

How to Get My Fiance a Visa in the United States

Anything to do with immigration and visas for entry into the United States could be becoming more challenging than in the past. Without professional legal assistance in many cases, individuals are facing delayed and even denied entry into the United States. One immigration category of common interest regarding family immigration refers to petitioning for a…

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7 Traits of the Best Immigration Lawyers

7 Traits of the Best Immigration Lawyers

While education and experience are critical attributes of the best immigration lawyers, personal commitment and compassion to your case are also underlying virtues for success. Law and law enforcement can be a cold and impersonal discipline, something Davis & Associates is trying to change. The best immigration lawyers dedicate their lives to protecting the rights of every…

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10 Questions Family Immigration Lawyer

10 Questions to Ask When Meeting With a Family Immigration Lawyer

Lately, there has been more attention paid to immigration and deportation than ever before. Law enforcement in some areas of the country are aggressively searching out undocumented immigrants with the intent to deport them. An executive order this year has limited the immigration of individuals from six mostly Muslim countries. According to The Atlantic, the…

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Things You Need to Know About Refugees Moving to America | Immigration Lawyer | Davis & Associates | Dallas

Things You Need to Know About Refugees Moving to America

Immigration and refugee status in the United States have become hot topics in recent months. While the United States has traditionally been considered a sanctuary for the “homeless” and “huddled masses yearning to be free”, as inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, the tone of this invitation seems to be changing. Political rhetoric and campaign…

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