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Our firm is committed to making the legal process as easy and accessible as possible for all of our clients. For this reason, we’ve written over 600 articles on the Virginia Code and federal law.









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EB-5: Investing with a Regional Center or Creating Your Own Project
While the vast majority (around 95%) of applicants prefer to invest with a regional center, going your own way can have its advantages.
VAWA: Green Cards for Victims of Abuse

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) allows certain victims of familial abuse to apply for a green card, provided they meet certain requirements.

How Do I Check the Status of My Immigration Application?

You can check the status of your immigration application online, over the phone, in person, or by mail. Doing so online is the most popular choice.

Do I Need a Fiancé Visa?

If the alien fiancé is lawfully present in the U.S. when you meet and fall in love, you may want to simply get married and apply for permanent residency.

U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Process

Filing for U.S. citizenship is a simple process. However, it can take an incredibly long time depending on a number of factors in your case.

How Do I Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exams?

As with everything else in life, practice and study will prepare you best for your U.S. Citizenship exam. Below we provide an overview of the information you need to be familiar with to be successful at your Naturalization interview.

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