The EB-5 Visa is a popular investment visa that offers many benefits to its holders. If you are interested in obtaining an EB-5 visa, it is important to know the requirements and what the process entails. In this blog post from Zohar Law in New York, we will discuss the EB-5 Visa in detail and answer some of the most common questions about it. So, if you are considering applying for an EB-5 Visa, keep reading!more
If you are a business owner who is looking to expand your business into the United States, an E-2 Visa may be a good option for you. This visa allows you to live and work in the United States for a period of up to five years. There are certain requirements that you must meet in order to qualify for this visa, but if you do, the benefits can be significant.more
Immigration to the United States is no easy feat. It requires many different steps, fees, and unique qualifications in order to secure a work visa. The O-1 Extraordinary Performer’s Visa offers immigrants of significant skills and contributions to their area of work or study an opportunity to work and live in the United States. Learn more about what it is and what it takes to qualify below and contact the immigration services team at Zohar Law today for more information.more
As experienced and reliable immigration law experts in New York, we understand that it can be difficult to know when to hire an immigration lawyer. At Zohar Law, we provide you with reliable and trustworthy representation. We want you to be in the know and understand how we are fighting for you. Here are a few instances when you need an immigration lawyer. For immigration law representation in New York, reach out to us today!more
This designation from the United States is all in an effort to promote the importance of Ukraine immigrant protection and to respond to the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia. A country is eligible for TPS status when the conditions in said country fall into one of three categories:
Ongoing armed conflict
Extraordinary and temporary conditions
After the recent “premeditated and unprovoked attack on Ukraine” as described by Mayorkas, the Department of Homeland Security has made this designation decision based on these first two categories. The ongoing warfare — the largest conventional military action in Europe since WWII — prevents Ukrainian nationals and frequent residents from returning to the country safely; these current events have also forced millions of people to be without basic necessities such as food, water, shelter, and medical services. From...more
If you are a permanent resident of the United States, you may be wondering how long you have to wait before applying for citizenship. The answer to that question depends on your immigration status and how long you have been living in the country. In this blog post, we will discuss the different requirements for citizenship and who is eligible to apply. If you have any questions, please contact the immigration attorney at Zohar Law for more information.more
If you are interested in coming to the United States, you will need to apply for a visa. There are two types of visas: immigrant and non-immigrant. An immigrant visa allows you to become a permanent resident of the United States, while a non-immigrant visa is for temporary visits. In this blog post, we will discuss four key differences between these two types of visas. Let's get started!more
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On March 18, 2021, the House of Representatives passed both the Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. These immigration bills, if passed by the Senate, could be a huge step in the reform process for immigration law in America — and give hope to millions of immigrants and their families. These bills create a pathway to citizenship for many immigrants, both documented and undocumented.
Read on to learn more about the Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, and what the passing of each would mean for immigrants in America as well as immigration law in general. If you have any further questions about either of these bills or anything else immigration law-related, the team at Zohar Law PLLC in Manhattan is here to help. We speak English, Hebrew, Spanish, and Arabic. Reach out to us today to learn more.more
On Monday, March 8, 2021, the White House announced that Venezuelans who are currently present in the United States will be granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This Executive Order will allow tens of thousands of Venezuelans to legally remain in the United States on a temporary basis.
In recent years, it’s estimated that 4 million Venezuelans have fled their country due to extreme poverty, hunger, disease, and the repression of President Nicolas Maduro. More than 800,000 of these individuals have sought asylum in other countries and Venezuela has become the top country of origin for asylum seekers in the United States.
If you or a loved one is eligible for TPS status through this Executive Order and would like assistance applying, the team at Zohar Law PLLC in NYC can help. Reach out to us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.more
Elections result in change. This election has renewed hope in rewriting America’s Immigration Policies. President Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. During his campaign, he promised he would bring sweeping immigration reform and help fix the broken system. As promised, he went to work on day one presenting a sharp new direction than the previous administration. He issued executive orders reversing the Trump travel ban and reinstating DACA. He immediately sent a bill to congress creating a path to citizenship for over 11 million undocumented people in the United States. That bill is in consideration and discussion right now.
The immigration bill sent to congress gives a path to citizenship to anyone who was physically in the United States on or before January 1, 2021. The regulation would give temporary status to those that are here undocumented. Those individuals will be eligible to apply for a green card after five years if they pass criminal and national security background checks and pay their appropriate taxes. Anyone who has already...more
As the 2020 Presidential Election comes to an end and Biden is named the new President-Elect, we have to ask ourselves, what effect will this have on immigration? The Trump Administration attacked many of the immigration policies and procedures that were so important to efficiently and humanely process immigrants into America, so how will Biden’s win change all of this?
In today’s blog post from Zohar Law PLLC in NYC, we are going to discuss some of the changes that we are likely to see during the Biden Administration to immigration law. These changes, of course, are based on statements from Biden and his campaign on how he would like to see immigration policy change and reform. And while we cannot predict the exact outcome, as there are many variables that could affect policy change, we are very hopeful for a better future.
Continue reading to learn more about the changes to immigration law we are likely to see under the Biden Administration, and if you are in need of an experienced immigration lawyer, contact Zohar Law. Our immigration law firm handles cases of...more
Are you searching for an immigration lawyer, but don’t even know where to start? How do you know which to choose? How do you know which lawyer will provide you with the most favorable outcome? Today, we are going to discuss what types of questions you should ask an immigration lawyer in order to choose the best law firm for you.
Continue reading to learn more and if you are searching for an immigration lawyer in NYC, look no further than Zohar Law PLLC. Our experienced immigration law team will fight for your best possible outcome and we’ll provide you with a free 15-minute consultation to get started. Contact us today.more
If you or someone you love is applying for asylum, it means that you are afraid to return to your home country. At Zohar Law, we understand that this can be an uncertain time for you and your family, and that is why it is in your best interest to have an experienced and knowledgeable immigration law team on your side.
Read on to learn more about asylum and how to know if you’re eligible, and when you are ready to apply, contact Zohar Law PLLC in NYC. Our legal team will stand by your side through the entire process. We’ll lean on our experience and expertise to fight tirelessly for you and your family. Contact us today for a free 15-minute consultation.more
Immigration into the United States has significantly changed since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic. At first, the USCIS Offices were closed for months and the immigration courts were closed for months with some still not open. The processing of Applications seems to have come to a grinding halt. It is no secret that the Immigration process has been greatly impacted by the Pandemic, and not in a positive way. There are key areas of change that that need to be understood along with some tips for immigration during the pandemic.
Filing for your green card either through marriage or through employment has never been more difficult. There are constant adjustments filing criteria such as public charge and rising filling fees. These create additional roadblocks for those trying to become lawful permanent residents.
The addition of public charge application to all green...more
Filling for a green card or visa can be a complex and lengthy process. The last thing you want is to have your case delayed due to a small filing error, and yet, this type of thing happens all the time. Many times, applicants forget to sign their forms, make incorrect payments, or use the entirely wrong forms all together. Processing your documents by the federal government takes long enough, you don’t want to make the process any longer by missing something small.
In today’s blog post, we are going to discuss the most common mistakes that are made when someone is filing for their visa or green card. Continue reading to learn more, and when you are ready to apply, contact the immigration law team at Zohar Law PLLC. We are a law firm in NYC and handle immigration law cases of all kinds. Contact us today and we’ll offer you a free, no-obligation 15-minute consultation.more
In our previous blog post, “Immigration Law and Green Card FAQs Part 1,” we discussed some of the most commonly asked questions about immigration law and permanent resident cards. In today’s blog post, we will continue to answer more of your questions.
At Zohar Law, we understand that immigration law can be a bit difficult to navigate on your own, and we are here to help. Whether you or a loved one are ready to apply for a family-based green card or you have some questions about immigrant visas, we can guide you through the process. Contact Zohar Law today for more information.more
Are you interested in applying for your green card? Are you ready to make the United States your home? At Zohar Law, we know how intricate and detailed United States immigration law can be and we are here to help.
Today, we are going to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about immigration law and green cards. We’ll be explaining everything from the Visa Bulletin to whether or not you can work in the United States while awaiting your green card.
If you would like to learn more, the experienced legal team at Zohar Law can answer all of your questions. Continue reading and if you still have questions, concerns, or you are ready to apply for your green card, contact Zohar Law for a free consultation.more
In the latest immigration development, on June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a Proclamation extending his previous ban on immigration into the United States and further added a ban on foreign workers. The new ban prevents foreign workers from coming to work in the United States or immigrate to the United States until December 31, 2020. This ban includes employment based immigrant visa’s (green cards filed from abroad) and temporary work visas. The temporary work visas included are H-1B, H-2B, J and L visas. This ban does not affect those who already have a visa and only affects future applicants and those who have not been issued a visa as of June 22, 2020. This also does not affect those already legally in the United States who want to change their status to one of the work visas or adjust their status to get a green card based on employment in the United States.
The United States economy has taken a major downturn from the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses have been shut down and the unemployment rate has skyrocketed. President Trump lists the plummeting economy as the...more
On June 18, 2020, the US Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration and its end to the DACA program. Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the majority opinion. The court decided that the Trump Administration did not follow proper legal procedures in cancelling the program. In rescinding the DACA Program, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) failed to consider all interests such as a broader renewal date or a more accommodating termination date. Given the mistakes in the cancelling of the program, the court ruled against the Trump administration. This allows the program to remain in place, at least, for now.
The DACA program has protected over 700,000 people in the United States. This court ruling does not mean the DACA program cannot be ended. It means that how the Trump Administration tried to terminate the program in 2017 was legally incorrect. However, the court decision does give the...more
If you have ever had to deal with U.S. immigration law, then you know how complicated it can be and you understand that having an experienced, professional immigration lawyer by your side can be the difference between being successful or not. At Zohar Law, we have years of experience dealing with cases for visas, green cards, removal proceedings, VAWA, and many other types of immigration law cases.
Today, we are going to discuss a few reasons why we believe that you should choose Zohar Law for all of your immigration needs. Continue reading to learn more, and when you’re ready to speak to an attorney, contact Zohar Law for a free consultation.more
It can be nerve-racking and downright terrifying when someone you love is facing deportation. To give them their best chance, you want to ensure that you hire an experienced immigration lawyer to fight for their freedom.
Today, we are going to discuss what you can do to help when a loved one is facing deportation. Continue reading to learn more and then contact Zohar Law in NYC for a free consultation with an experienced immigration law team.more
Immigration law in the United States can be complicated. There are a number of different ways that you can apply for visas, green cards, and citizenship, and it can be difficult to understand which path is right for you. At Zohar Law in NYC, we can help you determine the best way that you can legally live in the United States.
In this blog post, we are going to discuss the three most common ways that you can apply for your green card or permanent resident card. Continue reading to learn more and if you are ready to speak to an experienced immigration law team, contact Zohar Law today. We can help you make the United States your home.more
Many Liberians that have been living in the United States for years are celebrating the fact that they now can apply for Green Cards that will put them on the path to US citizenship.
Zohar Law in New York City is an immigration attorney who helps immigrants, including Liberians, with their legal status here in the United States and aid them in the process of obtaining Green Cards and US citizenship. We are passionate about helping others who want to live here become citizens.
PATH TO US CITIZENSHIP FOR LIBERIANS
In a defense policy bill signed earlier this month by President Trump, Liberians who have been here for at least five years can now apply for a Green Card. Many Liberians came to the United States from 1989 to 2003 legally when their country was suffering under civil war. They were here under temporary protection, which was scheduled to expire in 2020. Over the years, there have been numerous allowances for Liberians to stay in the United States; however, all of these were temporary solutions...more
Immigration law is a highly complex area of law and it is changing every day. This leads to many people having specific questions about the proceeding of their cases or their best path to citizenship. Because each case is highly unique, the best way to ensure you are getting the proper guidance is to speak one-on-one with an immigration attorney.
At Zohar law, we offer immigration law services to help make the process more simple and easier to understand. Our immigration services range from help obtaining visas and green cards to assistance during a deportation hearing, and everything in between.
Below, we wanted to offer some answers to a few high-level questions about immigration law. Keep in mind that the information below is meant to be general and, because immigration law is constantly changing, some of these answers may not be applicable to all situations. The information may also be outdated as changes are made to the law. Therefore, you should consult our New York immigration attorney to discuss your...more
Zohar Law is proud to offer legal aid for immigration services in New York City, including helping our clients secure L-1 visas for themselves and L-2 visas for their family members. The visa process can be complicated, even for nonimmigrant visas like the L-1. If you are looking to obtain an L-1 visa for yourself or your employee, we strongly suggest seeking out the help of a skilled immigration lawyer. We can assist you in navigating the complicated world of immigration visas so you can have as smooth a journey as possible.
WHAT IS AN L-1 VISA?
The L-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa, meaning it is used by people who are only seeking temporary access to the United States. Nonimmigrant visas can be used for tourism, medical treatment, business, or in the case of the L-1 visa, work.
L-1 visas are typically issued for intracompany transfers. Employers can use this to transfer managers or...more
During the recent government shutdown, countless offices and services across the U.S. were adversely affected. While the thousands of furloughed employees will get their back pay, not every aspect of the shutdown is quite as simple to make up for. One of the biggest consequences of the government shutdown is also one that is going to take literal years to compensate for. A vast majority of immigration hearings that had originally been scheduled to take place during the 35-day window between December 22, 2018, and January 25, 2019, ended up getting canceled. If you or someone you love had their immigration case affected by the shutdown, here’s what you should know:
IMMIGRATION HEARINGS AND THE SHUTDOWN
Now, first things first, we should clarify: when we say that the hearings were canceled, it’s just that. The immigration hearing was canceled, but the case itself was not. Not to worry, the estimated 60–80,000 immigration hearings that were canceled will still be heard! However, it...more
The government shutdown that started in December of last year caused a lot of chaos across the country. The biggest impact was undoubtedly felt by the estimated 800,000 federal workers who went without pay for a month and a half while the president battled with Congress over the nation’s budget. Beyond furloughed workers, though, nine major federal departments were also affected, largely because of lack of funding. The departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, State, Transportation, and the Treasury were all affected by the government shutdown.
The shutdown started because Congress did not approve the president’s requests for funding to build a border wall along the border with Mexico. Given that immigration was the central point of contention that initiated the shutdown, it makes sense that immigration would also be affected by the government shutdown. If you or a loved one is going through the immigration process, the first step you should take is to...more
If it seems like immigration concerns have been in the news a lot lately, you aren’t wrong. Since the last presidential election, and the lead-up to it, immigration has been an issue of major concern to politicians and the American people. As we reach the midpoint of the current presidential administration, it has become apparent that immigration law is going to continue to be a spotlight topic — and that key changes are occurring. Here’s what you need to know about how immigration has changed (and is changing) during the current presidential administration.
THE TRAVEL BAN
Immigration reform was one of the key stances the President spoke about throughout his campaign for office. In that vein, it makes perfect sense that one of his early acts in office was to enact a travel ban that focused on Muslim-majority countries — specifcially, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Iran. This wasn’t an immigration-specific policy, necessarily, but it did have the effect of seriously curtailing arrivals from those...more
Over the centuries that the United States has been an established nation, it has been a land where people from all over the world travel to find relief from political and religious persecution and to partake in the freedoms offered by a democratic society. In many nations across the world, the government is corrupt and its citizens are riddled by fear and violence and are subjected to violations of basic human rights regularly without protection or consequences for the perpetrators. The United States and other democratic nations offer a reprieve from these unjust living conditions and offer hope for a better life. For those who are afraid of persecution in their home country, the United States offers protection by way of political asylum and refugee status. Join us in today’s post as we explore what these terms mean and how they may apply to you and your loved ones.
AMERICA — THE HOPE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
The terms political asylum and refugee status are often used interchangeably. And, while they are similar, it...more
Welcome back to our discussion of the protective measures available to women under immigration law. In part one of this series, we discussed the reasons that special provisions were established for the female population as they are at an increased risk to be the victims of violence and trafficking, and are not afforded the same rights as male counterparts in most parts of the world. And, we also reviewed the U visa available to victims of certain crimes. Join us in part two of this two-part series as we continue the discussion and review T visas and VAWA visas.
REMOVING IMMIGRATION FROM AN ABUSER’S WEAPON CACHE
Visa for victims of human trafficking — T visa
The U visa and the T visa were both created as part of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000. The U visa is for those people who have been victims of crimes and is restricted to 10,000 issued visas annually. The T visa is reserved...more
Currently, there are more than 19 million immigrant women and girls living in the United States. Worldwide, violence against women is commonplace, as in many nations women are still considered to be inferior to men and in some countries, are still considered property. Globally, females are at an increased risk or violence, abuse, and trafficking. When women or families immigrate to the United States, immigration status can be used as leverage for perpetrators to inflict violence on women, knowing that their options for seeking help or retaliation are severely limited, especially if they are dependent on the relationship to gain citizenship as a family member to the abusive sponsor, or if they are here illegally.
Abusive spouses can exploit immigration status and the threat of deportation and loss of child custody if their victim seeks help or attempts to leave the situation. Additionally, many immigrants are made to feel as though the American justice system is against them or looking for a reason for deportation. It is for these reasons that immigrant women and girls are...more
There is a book full of reasons why you may not be able to apply for or renew a visa or green card — violated an immigration law, deportation, expired visa, or you were charged with a crime — and many people fear that this means the hope of obtaining naturalization is all but gone. However, immigration waivers exist to help qualifying immigrants to have this decision overturned. An immigration waiver is a legal pardon that may allow you to apply for and be approved for a visa, green card, or naturalization. Join us in today’s post as we discuss some of the specific waivers that are available.
NATURALIZATION IS NEVER OUT OF THE QUESTION
As with anything in life, naturalization as a legal US citizen is governed by clearly defined laws. However, just like every other law, exceptions may be granted on a case-by-case basis. Here are some of the specific waivers that you may be eligible for if your request for a visa, green card, or naturalization has been denied.
Waiver after removal
A waiver after removal is a waiver that is...more
The United States is a country that was founded by immigrants to a new land and has historically been a safe haven, the beacon of hope, for billions of people over the centuries as a place to find employment, freedom from persecution, and a new chance at life. From the “discovery” and claim of the Americas in 1492 to the nation’s inception as an established country — a declared emancipated from its overseas “owner” and foundation of an independent country — in 1776, it was a free-for-all type of border and coastline. People from all nations came to the Americas and set up their homes and families. It was not until 1819 that immigration became a legal point of contention and the first immigration legislation was passed. Since then, laws and legislation have changed and evolved significantly. Follow along in today’s post as we recap some of the highlights of these changes through the years.1819– Immigration Act of 1819 is enacted, which declared foreigners entering the United States as immigrants. Those entering the country has to supply information to government officials that...more
One of the more popular visas lately is the K-1 visa. Perhaps it’s because it’s wedding season and love is in the air or maybe it’s because people are gearing up to tie the knot when the weather begins to break. Whatever the reason, K-1 visas are something that is needed if you are foreign and are coming to the United States to get married or you’re bringing someone over who is foreign-born for you to marry. If you’re interested in obtaining a K-1 visa, then we strongly recommend contacting an immigration lawyer who is familiar with immigration information and can help you apply for a visa. At Zohar law PLLC, we have experience helping soon-to-be-married couples get a K-1 visa to help them get down the aisle. For further information on K-1 visas, call us for immigration information.more
People come from all over the world to study in America. With world-renowned universities and research programs that are well-known, studying in the United States of America is a great option for many international students. If you’re interested in learning more about studying in America and obtaining immigration information that helps you further your education or your child’s education, then we encourage you to contact an immigration lawyer to apply for a visa. While you don’t necessarily need an immigration lawyer to apply for a visa, it’ll help in the long run to avoid obstacles. At Zohar Law PLLC, we strive to provide you with immigration information to help you obtain a visa.more
At Zohar Law PLLC, we can help you obtain a visa in the United States. While we make no guarantees, we can provide you with the necessary information to determine which visa is the best for your temporary or permanent stay in the United States. Whether you want to study or do business in America, our immigration lawyer will help you understand the possibility of coming to the United States for an opportunity. If you’re interested in speaking to an immigration lawyer about visas in the United States and how you can obtain one for your stay here, then we urge you to contact our law firm for a free consultation.
In today’s blog, we’ll be covering business visas that you can obtain if you’re interested in doing business in America. Between starting a new company to coming to America because you work in a specialized industry, we’ll go over a few different business visas that we can help you obtain. As an immigration lawyer, we’re here to answer your questions about visas and help you further...more
Even though there’s a lot of turmoil surrounding immigration, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t arm yourself with some immigration information to become a citizen of this country. America was built on freedom, integrity, and immigrants. While it’s a difficult time to be an immigrant in America, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t know and understand the process to go through the naturalization process. As an immigration lawyer based in New York City, we’ve helped many people become citizens in America as well as their family members. With years of experience in immigration law, Zohar Law PLLC can answer your questions and help you through the naturalization process. Schedule an appointment with an immigration lawyer today.more
Immigration law is something that’s constantly changing, so it’s important that the immigration lawyer you hire is up to date. As an immigrant, it’s vital that you are aware of what’s going on as well. With so much upheaval surrounding immigration, it can be scary because there’s so much that’s not known. If you or your family is coming to the United States and you want to put together or you already have an immigration case, you need to take advantage of hiring a lawyer. An immigration lawyer will help with your application and provide you with the information you need to have the best chances for the outcome you want. At Zohar Law PLLC, we strive to be a law firm that you can depend on. We focus on immigration law and government policies that are connected to visas to allow you to work in this country. If you want to hire an immigration lawyer, then reach out to us today.more
Getting a divorce for anyone can be an emotional process. You have to dismantle the life you created together, go through a custody battle if you have kids, and divide up all of the assets you accumulated with each other. While a divorce can be bittersweet for some and heartbreaking for others, it can get more severe if one of you or both of you are immigrants living in America. If you moved to America to be with your spouse who is native to the States, you may be asking yourself whether you’ll be able to stay here. If both of you are immigrants who moved to the country together, you’re probably wondering if you should talk to an immigration lawyer or you should go to a divorce attorney.
In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing whether you should go to an immigration lawyer for help on your divorce and the information you should be aware of as you go through this emotional process. For more information, take the time to visit Zohar Law PLLC.more
For many decades, people have been flocking to the United States with hope in their hearts for a new life. Whether it was during the conception of this country with the pilgrims coming to start a new life free of religious persecution or in modern times, with varying people from different backgrounds searching for opportunity, America has been a country of aspiration and ambition. At Zohar Law PLLC, we want to be a source of immigration information to further your desire to come to this land of freedom and optimism. At our law firm, we can help you and your family apply for an immigrant or a nonimmigrant visa with our services.more
Due to the current state of the country, becoming an American citizen and applying for immigration and even nonimmigrant visas has become a difficult process. It’s even more necessary that you hire an immigration lawyer. Previously, it was difficult to obtain a visa, but with so much fear surrounding xenophobia and Islamophobia, more people are on high alert. In today’s blog, we’ll be addressing the question of who should handle your immigration case? In our above video, we touch upon an unlicensed paralegal handling your immigration case. We’ll go over in more detail who should be handling your immigration case and why. In case you haven’t figure out who should handle your immigration case, it’s a lawyer. They have the most experience and knowledge in the specific area. If you already know that you want to hire an immigration lawyer, then contact us for a consultation today. We deal with everything from immigration to nonimmigration visas.more
We’re proud to announce that Gadi Zohar, an immigration lawyer at Zohar Law PLLC in New York City was mentioned in an article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. After the Las Vegas shooting, many families and festival goers are struggling to find normalcy in their lives again. The article that features our immigration lawyer depicts information about the immigrants who were at the shooting and are pursuing a U nonimmigrant visa. The article goes into what U nonimmigrant visas mean and how this particular visa works.
A BRIEF DESCRIPTION ON THE ARTICLE
The article Immigrants At Las Vegas Festival During Shooing Apply For Visas features a mention of Gadi Zohar. While we’re proud that our New York City based immigration lawyer was quoted in the article, the Vegas shooting still weighs heavy in the hearts of many Americans. The article details the events of undocumented immigrants who were at the...more
“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” – The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus
In every election, the subject of immigration comes up. During the most recent one, immigration policy reforms were brought to the table again and again and cited as the reason that our economy was weaker or why there weren’t enough jobs for citizens. With the current immigration issues on the table in Congress such as the desire to build a wall to keep out Mexicans or getting rid of DACA, it’s a topic that ignites fury in some and in others empathy. Whatever your feelings might be about immigration, it’s important to explore the question to figure out why it bothers some people while others want to help.
In today’s immigration information blog, we’ll be exploring this hot-button issue to figure out why it’s constantly brought up in elections, it’s often up for reform, and there’s a notion that immigrants are here to...more
As an immigrant in the United States, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed with everything going on. You may feel scared, uncertain, or trepidation toward the many immigration policies that are changing. You may feel like you’re going to hear a knock on the door from I.C.E. telling you to pack your bags. With so much about immigration policies in the air right now, it’s imperative that you have an immigration lawyer on your side. Zohar Law PLLC is the ideal law firm to have on your side because we are willing to go above and beyond for each of our clients. We know that being an immigrant in a country that’s in such turmoil is scary, which is why we want to help you when you need it the most.
In today’s blog, we’ll be covering what an immigration lawyer can do for you. Keep in mind that an immigration lawyer is here to help you when applying for an immigration visa, green card, or a nonimmigrant visa. Immigration lawyers are here for your benefit to create a straightforward case that allows you to stay in the country or move here. You don’t necessarily need an immigration...more
If you’ve been staying up to date on what’s going on in the United States, then you’ve probably heard of several of the changes that are going on with immigration laws and policies. One of the major immigration programs implemented in the United States is to keep youth protected when they come to this country. As of September 5, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services stopped accepting DACA requests. So, what exactly is DACA and how will it affect you? Let’s find out below.
Our immigration information blog is dedicated to providing you with the most up to date information about what’s going on in the United States when it comes to immigration. As an immigration lawyer, we’re able to provide you with the assistance and knowledge you need to stay in this country. Despite the trying times we’re going through, it’s important that you continue to seek information about immigration as well as current events to keep yourself and your family protected. If you’re interested in scheduling an appointment with an immigration lawyer who strives to do the best job possible...more
Immigration is a hot issue at the moment. With the new administration’s bans on immigration from certain countries and immigrants feeling uncomfortable under the new regime, the safety of immigration is a major concern, especially when it comes to business. People from all over the world come to America to have a chance at trying their hand at their dreams. If you specialize in a certain area such as science, computer programming, architecture, or engineering, then you have the ability to come to America and work at a fantastic company.
At Zohar Law PLLC, we offer immigration information to those who want to obtain a visa and stay in this country, as well as to businesses who are looking to strengthen their workforce. If you’re a science-based company or an engineering one, then it can’t escape your notice that most foreign nationals are graduating in STEM fields, which makes them a great candidate to work at your company. Business immigration visas are able to help you obtain those foreign nationals who are the best and the brightest, and we can help you go about filling...more
America started as a place for people to come to escape persecution. From the Pilgrims to refugees from war stricken countries, there have been many groups of people who have sought safety in America for hundreds of years. The idea behind coming to America is to achieve the dream of overcoming adversity. When immigrants come to America, they want the American dream. As difficult as it is to obtain, it’s not impossible, especially in comparison to the country of origin. America represents being able to make a difference in your life by climbing your way up with an education, intelligence, and a motivation to be the best in a certain field.
There are so many different stories about people from other countries coming to America to do great things. From business owners to politicians, America signifies that it doesn’t matter where you start, but the path on which you’re going and where you will inevitably end up. By gaining a fresh start as an immigrant, you’re able to go after what you want and obtain it if you work hard enough. If you’d like to go into business or to own a...more
- Do you need some immigration information about a certain situation?
- Is your loved one unable to come into the country?
- Are you afraid you’re going to get deported?
- Having trouble applying for a visa?
- Are you interested in becoming a citizen?
If you’re nodding ‘yes’, then Zohar Law PLLC can help you. As an immigration lawyer, we know the proper immigration information that you need to ensure you stay in the country. Based on a desire to keep families together and help those following their dreams to a better life, Zohar Law PLLC can assist you by being a law firm that you can depend on for all of your immigration information. We specialize in immigration law, government policies, and regarding visas so you can live your life in the country of freedom.more
Becoming a legal citizen isn’t an easy process. It can take years to become a legal citizen in America, which is why it is best to hire an immigration lawyer to ensure the process doesn’t take longer than necessary. Even when you have family members in America, that doesn’t mean you’re automatically able to get a green card to allow you to stay in the country. When you’re an immigrant, you need to have someone on your side fighting to ensure you can become a citizen. By appointing an immigration lawyer, you’re able to do just that. Not only will an immigration attorney fight for the rights of your family members and yourself, but he or she is qualified for your case so there’s a higher chance the process will go through with ease. If you’re an immigrant living in America, especially right now, then to ensure you become a naturalized citizen, take the time to contact an immigration lawyer.more
With over 19 million immigrant women and girls in the United States, it’s important that as a female and an immigrant you feel protected by the law. Coming to a new country can be scary enough without the added factor of domestic violence. From learning a new language to feeling alienated, entering a foreign country can be hard enough without being hurt by your loved ones. With the utmost confidentiality and discretion, the lawyers at Zohar Law PLLC, a law firm in New York City, can help you figure out what to do when you are in a foreign country while facing domestic violence. Equipped with immigration information, you’ll be able to determine your own path for the future, so you can move forward.more
As a law firm, each of our immigration lawyers needs to stay up to day on immigration information in the government. In turn, we want you to stay informed as well.more
Immigration in the United States is a very hot topic right now. You’ve probably seen the protests due to the current bans on some countries in the Middle East. You’ve probably seen the many hardworking people at the airports trying to bring back in citizens who are a part of this country, but are not allowed in because of their religion and where they come from. If you’re familiar with history or you’re old enough to see what’s happening to our country to know that it’s happened before, then you’re probably feeling afraid if you are even the slightest bit different. It’s a difficult time to be an immigrant, which is why at Zohar Law PLLC we strive to help you by offering as much immigration information as possible. In our last blog, we went over An Overview Of Immigration Information In The United States – Part One, which detailed three points of immigration to consider if you are an immigrant. If you are an immigrant who is in need of information or help, then we can be the law firm you depend on for all of your immigration needs.more
America was built on immigrants coming to this country, which is why we are such a versatile nation that stands out from other countries around the world. What makes America great is the melting pot of diversity, especially in New York City. If you’re an immigrant in America during the current turmoil, then you’re probably feeling frightened and unsure of the future, which is why you need to make sure you know all of your rights as an immigrant. At Zohar Law, we are able to provide you with the services you need for immigration information. As an immigration lawyer, our number one priority is making sure you have all of the tools you need to determine a plan of action. At Zohar Law, we’re able to protect your rights as an immigrant in America, and we’ll help you to the best of our abilities. Despite the current tumultuous times, if you arm yourself with information on immigration you’ll be able to ensure you own safety as well as your family’s. We offer...more
Deciding on an immigration lawyer can be an unnerving decision. If you’ve never had to choose a lawyer before or don’t know the process in America, then the unknown procedure can be even scarier. At Zohar Law PLLC, we want to give you the opportunity to ask us all of the questions you need to ask an immigration lawyer so you’re well versed in the immigration process in America. We offer many different immigration law services at our law office. Get a good overview of our services, so you can understand how we can help you. Arriving in a new country can be difficult and unnerving, which is why Zohar Law PLLC will make you feel comfortable and settled by giving you all of the information you need to make an executive decision when it comes to choosing the right immigration lawyer for you. If you’re looking for an immigration lawyer, call (866) 318-0044. We are able to help you to the best of our abilities.
As we enter the new year and edge toward getting a new President, it can be a little scary not knowing the exact terms for deportation in this new regime. No matter what political stance you take, if you are an immigrant, it can be scary not knowing the future that’s in store for you and your family. If you’re an immigrant, you should be aware of all of the rights that protect you, which is why in today’s blog we’ll be going over what an immigration lawyer can do for your immigration situation when it comes to deportation. At Zohar Law PLLC, we strive to offer the best services possible for immigrants from any background. We provide legal help to those who are facing immigration situations and are in need of a professional, experienced lawyer. If you’re looking for the right immigration lawyer who will meet your needs, Zohar Law PLLC, can be the law office for you and your family. We offer an abundance of immigration services and a...more
Coming to a new country can be hard when you don’t know the customs or the culture. America was founded on people searching for a better life with freedom, which is what immigrants search for to this day when they come to this country. America is filled with opportunities to take advantage of, but if you don’t know your rights as an immigrant you don’t know all of the opportunities you have available to you. When you come to Zohar Law Firm PLLC, you’re able to learn everything you need to know about immigration information and what type of visa is best for your situation. In our last blog, we went over What Is A Special Immigrant Juvenile Status? and what exactly that entails. Today, we’ll be going over the Violence Against Women Act and what exactly that means for women under the federal laws of the United States. To learn more about immigration information, call...more
It can be difficult coming to a new country. There’s new food, a new culture, and a new way of living. However, America was founded on immigrants coming to a country and wanting a new way of living to try to have a better life. When you come to America, like many immigrants do, it can be difficult obtaining and learning about immigration information. If you’re an immigrant, it is imperative that you learn about immigration information because you should know your rights as a newcomer to this country. At Zohar Law Firm PLLC, you’ll be able to gain all of the immigration information you need so you can determine the best situation for you and your family. In our blog today, we’ll be going over a Special Immigrant Juvenile status and why it might be vital for you and your family. To set up a free consultation call (866) 318-0044.
Welcome to our blog! We look forward to educating you about the ins and outs of immigration law and how an immigration lawyer can assist you in your specific situation. Our law firm is not like other immigration law firms. First, our lawyers are dedicated to making a positive difference in your life. Second, our immigration lawyers are filled with genuine care and dependability. Third, our firm is built on community support and positive referrals from our clients. If you are looking for an immigration lawyer with extensive knowledge about the immigration law field, you’ve found a law firm that will be able to assist you in your situation.
In our blog, we’ll go over different types of immigration information, legal help you can seek, and immigration law, plus more to help you know everything you can about immigration. Our goal is to ensure you are as educated as possible about the big picture of immigration law. We want to make sure you make the best executive decision possible to ensure you are successful in obtaining the visa you are seeking out. If you are searching for...more
On December 23, 2016 USCIS is raising almost all of its application filing fees. USCIS is run almost entirely by the fees they collect through filed applications. The last time these fees were raised was on November 2010. Call Zohar Law for a free consultation and to understand the new filing fees.