A conditional permanent resident is required to submit a Petition to Remove Conditions (Form I-751) within the 90- day period of time immediately preceding the second anniversary of the date on which the alien obtained conditional permanent residence.  The conditional resident  →

I-601 Waivers of Fraud, Unlawful Presence and Certain Crimes

  Section 212(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides that certain individuals are inadmissible and thus ineligible to receive visas or admission into the United States. This includes individuals who have, among other things, been unlawfully present1 in  →

Permanent Residency for Multinational Executives and Managers

man at the courthouse Multinational executives and managers are exempt from the labor certification requirement. This exemption has the practical effect of saving considerable time and cost for an individual and company and enables the company to avoid the labor certification recruitment requirement which  →

Labor Certification

American Visa (XL) PERM Overview: PERM is the process for obtaining labor certification, which the first step of the green card process for most foreign nationals seeking permanent residence through their employment. To obtain an approved PERM Labor Certification, the employer must prove  →

Permanent Residency Through Marriage

Permanent Residency through marriage Each year, over 400,000 citizens of the United States marry foreign-born persons and petition for them to obtain permanent residence in the U.S. Spouses of U.S. citizens are considered “immediate relatives” under the immigration laws, and are exempt from all  →

Petitions of Parents for Children

iStock_000010308686XSmall How Do I Bring My Child, Son or Daughter to Live in the United States? Definition of a Child The immigration law defines a “child” as an unmarried person under the age of 21 (a minor) who is A child  →

Criminal Deportation

Criminal Deportation DEPORTATION/REMOVAL DEFENSE FOR PEOPLE WITH CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS Deportation and removal from the United States is the harshest punishment you could suffer for violating United States immigration laws and criminal laws. Many non-citizens all-too-often do not realize that even a minor  →

How Do I Bring a Sibling to Live in the United States?

Hispanic Girl Pledge of Allegiance Definition of a Sibling A sibling is a brother, sister, stepbrother, stepsister, or adopted brother or sister. For the necessary sibling relationship to exist, each person must have been a child of at least one of the same parents. The  →

Detention and Bond

Detention and Bond DETENTION AND BOND We at the Law Office of Barry Lieber have years of experience in obtaining bonds and parole for detained clients. Purpose of Immigration Bonds A person that is in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement  →

Cancellation of Removal

ICON4 Cancellation of Removal Immigration Judges are authorized to cancel the removal or deportation under certain specified conditions. Cancellation of Removal for Permanent Residents A lawful permanent resident (LPR or green card holder) of the United States who is placed in  →