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Nov 3, 2015

USCIS and DOS Announce Changes to the Permanent Resident Application Process

By |Nov 3, 2015|Immigration|0 Comments

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will be working with the Department of State (DOS) to revise the procedures for determining when you may file an application for adjustment of status, which is the implementation of one aspect of President Obama's November 2014 executive action on immigration. The revised process [...]

Sep 15, 2015

Why “Illegals” Needs to Go

By |Sep 15, 2015|Immigration|0 Comments

The New York Times Magazine recently ran an article on the subject of language in regards to immigration and immigrants. The point they were exploring, that the ugly term “illegals” is now back in everyday use, may not seem like a terribly important one, given the state of our immigration policies. But as an immigration [...]

Aug 3, 2015

Along with Same-Sex Marriage Comes the Freedom to Divorce

By |Aug 3, 2015|Divorce, Same Sex Divorce|0 Comments

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that any laws prohibiting same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, same-sex couples became free to marry in every state including Tennessee, where before this ruling the state had enacted a State Constitution based ban. Along with marriage equality and the ability for same-sex couples to marry, came [...]

May 11, 2015

Top 7 Questions about Divorce in Tennessee

By |May 11, 2015|Divorce|0 Comments

Going through a divorce is almost always an emotionally challenging time. Your entire world has been up-ended and you most likely lay awake with endless questions swirling around in your head. Being informed about the process and having a basic idea about what is going to happen can help put your mind at ease. Sitting [...]

Mar 23, 2015

Certain Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders in H-4 Status May Apply Now for Employment Authorization

By |Mar 23, 2015|Immigration|0 Comments

In February, the USCIS under the Department of Homeland Security announced that certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B non-immigrants can now apply for employment authorization as long as the holder of the H-1B nonimmigrant has begun the process of seeking employment-based, legal permanent resident status. Spouses of H-1B visa holders in the following categories may [...]

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