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Couple torn apart after wife denied spousal visa

For many immigrants living in the Los Angeles area without legal papers, the decision to seek legal status can be intimidating. After all, doing so can make it known to authorities that they are in the country illegally. Some worry that they will face deportation during the process. This was the case for one woman [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:15:05+00:00April 15th, 2013|Categories: Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Couple torn apart after wife denied spousal visa

Nigerian woman faces deportation

According to current immigration law, if an immigrant enters the country legally and marries a U.S. Citizen, that immigrant is allowed to become a legal resident of the United States. This is accomplished when the citizen spouse files a petition in behalf of his or her immigrant spouse who obtains a spouse visa. But what happens [...]

By |2018-03-22T16:23:25+00:00March 30th, 2013|Categories: Family Immigration, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nigerian woman faces deportation