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July 2018 Archives

All about United States student visas

If you are interested in obtaining a student visa to study in the United States, you need to know as much about the process as possible. Learning ahead of time what is required of you and what the visa allows you to do while you are in New Orleans will be helpful in the application process. Let's take a look at the student visa process in today's post.

How to maintain your permanent United States residency status

Obtaining your green card to live legally in the United States is an exciting time for people of any background. You've worked hard to obtain the green card, studied, worked and done everything the laws have asked you to do. Simply obtaining the green card for permanent residency does not mean you will keep it for the rest of your life. You need to maintain your permanent residency status.

Housing immigrants in US detention facilities costs $1 billion

During the past few weeks, the main story dominating the news has been the plight of nearly 12,000 immigrant minors held by federal officials in as many as 90 facilities across 15 different states. These children, who range anywhere from a few months old on up to 17, are being held separately from their parents who are awaiting immigration hearings.

How to acquire a temporary work visa

If you need to travel to the United States for work, you will be required to acquire a temporary work visa. This is an important legal document that provides you temporary access to the country. That's why you need to apply for the temporary work visa well before you are scheduled to visit New Orleans so you don't wind up missing the project timeframe.

Fear of deportation can emotionally cripple families

Families come to America in hopes of finding a better life. Others immigrate to Louisiana and elsewhere before having children. As you are aware, it can be difficult for undocumented immigrants to earn the legal right to stay in the United States. The problem becomes more concerning when parents and children worry that officials will separate them from each other.


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