Obtaining your greencard after marrying a United States Citizen can be a positive and happy experience but common mistakes can make the process needlessly stressful. Here are some common mistakes you should avoid when applying for your marriage based greencard: Failing to file all of the necessary forms with the correct filing fees and requisite […]
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green card vs. U.S. Citizenship Green Card FAQ green card vs. U.S. Citizenship FAQ Ultimately, many of our clients desire to become lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or U.S. Citizens. Each status carries its own benefits. Here we will address the more common questions we hear in our practice from newgreen cardholders and naturalized […]
How does a person on an H1B visa get a 3-year extension? Let’s watch a short video about 3-year H1B extensions: Remember that you should consult with a qualified immigration attorney before attempting any change in your legal status. Call The Ranchod Law Group today at (916) 613-3553. Our offices are located in Sacramento, Santa […]
Here’s a video for foreign physicians that eplains the difference between two options that doctors have when seeking to avoid the tow-year home residency requirement of immigrating to the U.S. on a J1 waiver: The Ranchod Law Group answers all of your immigration questions. Just call (916) 613-3553 and we will do our best to […]
How do doctors immigrate to the United States? Immigration attorney Kaushik Ranchod provides an overview: Remember that you should consult with a qualified immigration attorney before attempting any change in your legal status. Call us today at (916) 613-3553. Our offices are conveniently located in Sacramento, Santa Clara and San Francisco and we remotely assist […]
What if my OPT is set to expire before my H1B takes effect?? Cap gap to the rescue! If you studied in the U.S. in F status, you are probably familiar with OPT (Optional Practical Training), which temporarily allows you to work in the U.S. in your major area of study. Now what happens if […]
At Ranchod Law we handle many cases of individuals with issues related to previous deportations and illegal presence (being present in the U.S. without legal status). The effect of your prior immigration violation/s depends on what exactly is the violation and when it occurred. Previously we covered the scenario of Luis. Luis entered and exited […]
In September, we discussed an actual case in which health hardships qualified for the extreme hardship waiver. We now return to that topic to explain how to prove an extreme hardship based on health. Certain immigration cases require proof of extreme hardship. Cancellation of removal before the immigration judge and waivers for most crimes and […]
At both our Sacramento and our Stockton offices we often meet individuals who have entered the U.S. illegally via the border on more than one occasion. In specific circumstances, it is actually still possible to get your greencard. Take the following scenario: Luis is a hardworking family man. In the early 1990s, Luis crossed the […]
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