Maintaining legal status is paramount for many Iranians living in the United States. Whether you're in the US on a temporary visa or as a permanent resident, understanding your obligations and the requirements of your immigration status is essential. This comprehensive guide aims to provide valuable information for Iranians in the US to maintain their legal status and avoid any potential pitfalls or complications.
The K-1 Fiancé Visa is a popular and well-known route for Iranian couples looking to unite in the United States. Obtaining a K-1 visa can be a complex and time-consuming process, but with the right preparation and guidance, it's possible to navigate it successfully. This article will provide you with the top tips for a successful K-1 Fiancé Visa application for Iranians, covering essential aspects of the process, common pitfalls, and best practices to follow.
Iranian IRGC or Sepah Immigration Ban: What You Should Know If You Have Completed Mandatory Military Service in IRGC or Sepah
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), also known as Sepah, was designated as a terrorist organization by President Trump in April 2019. This designation carries serious immigration repercussions for Iranian males who did their mandatory military service with IRGC or Sepah. There are some distinctions and options depending on whether you are applying for a U.S. immigrant visa or nonimmigrant visa and whether you are applying from outside the United States at an embassy abroad or whether you are applying for an immigrant benefit from within the United States, such as adjustment of status or citizenship (N-400/Naturalization). This article discusses obstacles and strategies arising from a case involving an IRGC mandatory service.
President Biden Has Stopped the Muslim Ban - My Thoughts as an Immigration Lawyer
President Biden stopped the Muslim Ban yesterday. I have been wanting to put into words how I feel. I am happy, most definitely. At the same time, I feel a weird sense of unease. The Ban has defined my professional life for the last four years. I wrote an article regarding the Muslim Ban that received thousands of inquiries.
(Update December 31, 2020: President Trump extended these restrictions to March 31, 2021.)
Yesterday, June 22nd, President Trump issued a new Presidential Proclamation suspending the entry of immigrants and some nonimmigrants (there are some exceptions, explained more below). Here is what you need to know about how this travel restriction and suspension may apply to you and your family and what you can do.
Extension of Nonimmigrant Status – Prior Approval Will Not Matter – New Trump-Era Rule
It is a common misconception to think that prior approval from immigration agencies will be a positive factor for new immigration applications. That is not always the case. And, in fact, immigration agencies came out with a new explicit rule this fall that prior approval will not be taken into consideration when evaluating extensions of nonimmigrant visas.
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Immigration lawyer Najmeh Mahmoudjafari (ImmigraTrust Law) represents immigration law clients nationwide (all 50 States), globally and also in and around Orange County, including: Costa Mesa | Corona del Mar | Cypress | Fountain Valley | Garden Grove | Huntington Beach | Irvine | Los Alamitos | Los Angeles | Mission Viejo | Newport Beach | Orange | San Diego | San Francisco | Santa Ana | Stanton | Tustin | Westminster