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U.S. immigration made easy / Ilona Bray, J.D. ; updated by Attorney Richard Link.

Bray, Ilona M., 1962- (author.). Link, Richard J., (author.). Nolo (Firm), (issuing body.).

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  • ISBN: 1413325955
  • ISBN: 9781413325959
  • Physical Description: 680 pages : illustrations, forms ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 19th edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Nolo, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. Getting started: U.S. immigration eligibility and procedures. Where to begin on your path toward immigration -- Are you already a U.S. citizen? -- Can you enter or stay in the U.S. at all? -- Dealing with paperwork, government officials, delays, and denials -- Special rules for Canadians and Mexicans -- How and when to find a lawyer -- Part 2. Introduction to permanent U.S. resident (Green cards). Getting a Green card through family members in the U.S. -- Getting a visa to come marry your U.S. citizen fiancé (K-1) -- Getting a Green card through employment -- Getting a Green card through the diversity visa lottery -- Getting a Green card as an investor -- Getting a Green card as a special immigrant -- Getting a Green card as an asylee or refugee -- After your approval for a Green card -- Part 3. Introduction to nonimmigrant (temporary) visas. Getting a business or tourist (B-1 or B-2) visa -- Getting a temporary specialty worker (H-1B) visa -- Getting a temporary nonagricultural worker (H-2B) visa -- Getting a temporary trainee (H-3) visa -- Getting an intracompany transferee (L-1) visa -- Getting a treaty trader (E-1) visa -- Getting a treaty investor (E-2) visa -- Getting a student (F-1 or M-1) visa -- Getting an exchange visitor (J-1) visa -- Getting a visa as a temporary worker in a selected occupation -- Part 4. Introduction to other forms of long-term legal status in the U.S. Humanitarian remedies allowing stays in the U.S. -- Deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) -- Getting a U visa as a crime victim assisting law enforcement.
Summary, etc.:
Want to live, work, or travel in the United States? U.S. Immigration Made Easy has helped tens of thousands of people get a visa, green card, or other immigration status. You'll learn: whether you and your family qualify for a short-term visa, permanent U.S. residence, or protection from deportation; how to obtain, fill out, and submit the necessary forms and documents; insider tips on dealing with bureaucratic officials, delays, and denials; strategies for overcoming low income and other immigration barriers; and how to select the right attorney. U.S. Immigration Made Easy provides detailed descriptions of application processes and helps you avoid traps that might destroy your chances. There's also an immigration eligibility self-quiz, which helps you match your background and skills to a likely category of visa or green card. The 19th edition is completely updated to cover recent legal and fee changes including Trump administration efforts to end TPS for various countries and end DACA.
Subject: Emigration and immigration law > United States.
Citizenship > United States.
Visas > United States.
Citizenship.
Emigration and immigration law.
United States.
Genre: Law for laypersons.
Law for laypersons.
Law for laypersons.