U.S. Custom Currency Seizure

U.S. Custom Currency Seizure I am sure you have seen people flying into the United States from abroad help each other on the plane to fill the blue Customs Declaration Form, especially if they do not know the English language well. It is very important that you be very candid with that. Each traveler arriving […]

Overstaying Your Tourist Visa in the U.S.A.

Overstaying Your Tourist Visa in the U.S.A. Those coming to the United States as visitors to visit their families and friends, as tourists to see Mickey Mouse in Disney World, the White House, or the Empire State Building in New York City and the like, for medical treatment or to temporarily conduct business must obtain […]

Ways to get a Green Card in the U.S.

Ways to get a Green Card in the U.S. The question we get asked most often from foreign nationals is “how do I get a green card?” Permanent Resident Card also frequently referred to as “green card” is essentially the process of becoming a permanent resident of the United States. The green card ultimately grants […]

New York City residents now can sign up for new ID card. Immigration does not matter!!

IDNYC is the new, free identification card for all New York City residents. IDNYC benefits every city resident, including the most vulnerable communities—the homeless, youth, the elderly, undocumented immigrants, the formerly incarcerated and others, who otherwise may have a lot of struggle in obtaining other government-issued ID card It is, however, imperative that all New […]

L-1 Visa Qualifying Organization

 L-1 Visa Qualifying Organization In an L-1 visa context, an overseas company that seeks to send employees to the U.S. under an L-1 visa is required to be related to the U.S. company in a specific manner. Both the U.S. office and the foreign entity must continue to share common ownership and control. They must […]

Does a real estate investment meet the E-2 investor visa requirements?

The Treaty Investor Visa (nonimmigrant E-2 classification) is intended for nationals of a foreign country with which a qualifying treaty exists. Investors from a treaty country will either have to purchase an existing business in the U.S., or start one from scratch. 2 CFR 41.51(m) requires that: “The enterprise must be a real and active […]

Çift milliyetli, hemcinsi ile evli çiftlere uygulanan göçmenlik kuralları: DOMA

Bir seneyi aşkın bir süre önce, Amerikan Anayasa Mahkemesi (US Supreme Court) United States v. Windsor davasında bir yasal prensibi değiştirecek, ilerici ve yeni bir yasal kavram getirecek bir karara imza attı; Evliliğin Korunması Kanunu’ nun 3ncü kısmının Anayasaya aykırı olduğuna karar verdi. Kısaca DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) olarak bilinen Federal “Evliliğin Korunması” Kanunu, […]

The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions

Based on President Obama’s briefing at White House on 11/20/2014, the following is the brief components of the action plan to use his executive authority to partially improve the U.S. immigration system. The details are still being worked out at this time; merits of many will be updated as details are revealed. Deferred Action for […]

Suç Mağdurları ve Aile İçi Şiddete Maruz Kalan Eş, Çocuk ve Ana-Baba İçin Göçmenlik Seçenekleri: U, T ve VAWA vizeleri

Amerika’daki yasal olmayan göçmenler çoğunlukla vuku bulan suçları polisle başlarının belaya girmesinden korktukları için ve sınırdışı edilme korkusuyla, söz konusu suçlar kendilerine karşı işlenmiş olsa bile, polise bildirmekten kaçınıyorlar. Bu sebeple, toplumda yaşayan herkesin barış ve huzurunu sağlamak ve suç işleyenlerin cezasız kalmamasını teminen Federal Devlet suç mağdurlarının öne çıkıp hiç bir baskı ve korku […]

NEDEN HER TİCARİ İŞLETMENİN BİR AVUKATI OLMALI?

NEDEN HER TİCARİ İŞLETMENİN BİR AVUKATI OLMALI? ABD hukuk sistemi, kara avrupası hukuk sisteminden çok daha farklı ve karmaşık bir hukuk sistemi olmasının yanısıra, federal devlet yapısı karmaşayı daha da yoğun bir hale getiriyor. ABD’de sık sık, “eğer ticaretle uğraşacaksanız, kendi işinizi yapacaksanız, iyi bir muhasebeciniz ve iyi bir avukatınız olmalı” deyişini işitmişsinizdir. İşletmecinin neden […]