Immigration

What is happening with DACA?

There is a lot of false and misleading information on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program right now, especially after a U.S. District Court in Texas found that DACA was illegal. However, recently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released...

Are green cards and work permits the same?

If you are an immigrant temporarily living in North Carolina and you want to permanently stay in the United States, you will have to get your green card. A work permit is also important if you plan on getting a job. However, you might wonder if green cards and work...

Understanding the affirmative asylum process

Affirmative asylum is a process that is available to people who are physically present in the U.S. and would like to legally remain in the country. People who apply for asylum are often asking to remain in the U.S. for protection against persecution in their native...

Pursuing a green card in North Carolina

Dealing with a temporary visa can be such a hassle when living in the United States. For one, you limited privileges, and when they expire, you are left with undocumented status and can be deported anytime. Therefore, let us look at how you can easily get a green card...

What is the state of marriage-based visas?

With the popularity of reality television shows based on marriage-based visas and the recent administration change, our readers are likely curious about the current state of marriage-based visas. And, like so many legal issues in life, the answer is, it depends. The...