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July 2018 Archives

Reviewing family preference immigration quotas

Many around the world have aspirations of immigrating to the U.S. and settling in areas like Louisville. Yet given the complexities of U.S. immigration law, some of those who have this goal will first seek to obtain legal entrance to and residency in the country themselves and then send for the families to join them. This can often ease some of the restrictions potential immigrants face when applying for entry to the country due to the fact that preference is given to applicants who already have family members here. There is, however, a quota on the number of immigrants allowed entry through the family preference program

What are the specific requirements for asylum?

Seeking political asylum is a way that you might be able to remain in the United States for an extended period of time. However, it is not available to everyone. There could be restrictions placed upon you once you obtain asylum, so it would probably be wise to confirm that this is the method by which it is most advantageous for you to remain in the country before applying.

Obtaining a 601 waiver for extreme hardship

For most people, separation from family and other loved ones is a hardship. You may be willing to make any sacrifice to be with your loved ones and find it overwhelming to be apart for any length of time. This is why the thought of deportation and leaving your family behind in Kentucky may be too much to bear.

What is the process to become a U.S. citizen?

If you are living in Kentucky and are not a U.S. citizen, you may wonder if you could become a citizen. The process is often talked about. People typically talk about how hard it is and how expensive, but they rarely talk about exactly what the process involves. Before you write it off as something you cannot do, take some time to learn about the process. You may be surprised at what you find out.

Defining defensive asylum

People living in Kentucky hoping to attain asylum may attempt to remain in the United States through applying for affirmative asylum. However, according to Findlaw, some applicants for asylum may end up in removal proceedings and will have to send a defensive asylum application instead. A defensive asylum process is more adversarial than affirmative asylum and can often be the last chance for many applicants to remain in the United States.