Permanent residency refers to a person's visa status: the person is allowed to reside indefinitely within a country of which he or she is not a citizen. A person with such status is known as a permanent resident.
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  • Rhode Island Family Court: The Basics

    … What Is Rhode Island Family Court? The Rhode Island Family Court focuses on the individual as well as social problems that affect children, couples, and families in general. The goal of Family Court is to protect families and ensure the well-being of anyone threatened. Above all else, the role of the court is to serve the best interests…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 17 readers -
  • DOJ Investigating Standard Chartered – FCPA Whistleblower Post

    … bribes being made to foreign government officials, give us a call. All inquiries are subject to the attorney – client privilege and kept confidential. Worried that you are not eligible because you are not a U.S. citizen? Don’t be. The SEC pays awards regardless of citizenship or residency. For more information, contact attorney Brian Mahany at *protected email* or by telephone at (414) 704-6731 (direct). MahanyLaw – America’s FCPA Whistleblower Lawyers …

    Due Diligence- 32 readers -
  • Whistleblower Gets $500,000+ in Medicare Patient Referral Scheme

    …! Digging more, Gonzalez found that one patient was transferred back and forth to the same hospital 11 times in 6 years. He says that patient served “as a commodity for Defendants upon which they can collect large, unwarranted payments. The residency of this patient was for no other reason than to bring in revenue for [Westlake], despite the fact…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • Green Card Based on Marriage

    … Adjustment of Status (AOS) > Green Card Based on Marriage As a Miami immigration attorney, I am frequently asked about the Permanent Residency (Green Card) process based on marriage to a Non-citizen. Patience and perseverance are two of the main qualities needed for the Green Card process for your spouse (aside from the form filling…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • You’ve Got Your Green Card (Here’s How to Keep It)

    … green card > You’ve Got Your Green Card (Here’s How to Keep It) As a Miami immigration lawyer, I always remind my green card clients that once you receive a green card, you must meet a few conditions if you want to keep it for life. Your green card can and will be revoked under certain specific situations. Below are some frequently asked…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 17 readers -
  • What are the Legal Requirements for a K-1 Fiancé Visa?

    … citizenship by being born abroad to one or two U.S. citizen parents; they may derive citizenship if they are lawful permanent residents first and one of their parents is or becomes a U.S. citizen.) If your fiancé is only a permanent resident, he or she can petition to obtain permanent residency for you only after your marriage has taken place…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 19 readers -
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Honduras

    … As an immigration lawyer in Miami, I was pleased to learn that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended for eligible nationals of Honduras. Below are some frequently asked questions. What is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)? If conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • EB-5 Investor Program Shake-up?

    … by giving foreign businesspeople a pathway to permanent residency and eventual citizenship in exchange for a significant investment, in the form of a business venture. The program has grown in the ensuing decades but not without controversy, including numerous allegations of fraud and other impropriety – leading to several overhauls in that time…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • Repealing the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA)

    … to pursue residency a year later. After talks with the Cuban government, the Clinton administration came to an agreement with Cuba that it would stop admitting people intercepted in U.S. waters. Since then, in what has become known as the “Wet foot, Dry foot” policy, a Cuban caught on the waters between the two nations (with “wet feet”) would summarily…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
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