GREEN CARD VS IMMIGRANT VISA
The purpose of many immigrants when they come to the U.S. is to reside in
this country and eventually become permanent residents. The name of this
process is called adjustment of status. This process is also known as obtaining your green card.
In order to naturalize as U.S. citizen you need to be a green card holder
Many people tend to confuse immigrant visas with green cards. The
both differ based on the rights and privileges each has. Green cards are
considered one type of immigrant visa
and they provide lawful permanent residency in the United States. Other types
of visas place limits on the...
The idea of starting your
own business may always have been something at the forefront of your mind.
However you may not be encouraged by the “Big” business EB-5
green card category where a $1 Million dollar investment is required. The
key advantages of the E-2
Visa is the infinite duration, the fact that your family can come with you
and also work in the U.S., & the relatively small investment amount that is
required. In fact, your dream of becoming a business owner in the U.S. could
become a reality by spending as little as $15,000....
On November 30th, 2015 in the case
v. County of San Bernardino (2015)
The California Supreme Court affirmed in part, and reversed in part, the
decision of the Court of Appeal. Plaintiff sued the San Bernardino County
Sheriff's Department and a deputy sheriff for not reporting child abuse
allegations to the child welfare agency, in violation of the Child
Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA;
On May 7th, 2015, a three judge panel for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals became the first appellate court to rule on the legality of a government surveillance program, put in place in the interests of national security.
The claims in A.C.L.U. v Clapper, brought after the surveillance was revealed by Edward Snowden 2013, raised statutory and constitutional challenges to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) “telephone metadata program.” Under this program, the NSA collects metadata associated with telephone calls made by Americans, and aggregates it into a data bank where it can be searched. This data is created by telephone companies in their normal course of business, but under the program companies are explicitly required to give that information to the government on an o...
mmigration and Customs Enforcement officers tricked several people in Atlanta into opening their doors so they could enter without a search warrant and detain people slated for deportation in a series of controversial raids earlier this month, immigrants and lawyers told The Huffington Post.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is investigating what it describes as possible violations of the Fourth Amendment's guarantee against illegal search and seizure. ICE agents need consent to enter a home unless they've obtained a search warrant.
"Our review of the cases suggests that ICE used tactics during the raids that potentially are illegal and violate the constitution and that in several of these cases it appears that proper consent was not obtained to enter the houses," SP...