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.
Posts about Residency
  • Rhode Island Family Court: The Basics

    … Support. Below we highlight the basics behind these Family Court cases in the state of Rhode Island. Rhode Island Family Court & Divorce If you and your spouse live in Rhode Island with a residency lasting over one year before the divorce proceedings, the case can be conducted in this state. To file a divorce, one spouse must file a “Complaint…

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

    …. The allegations concern an Indonesian power company owned by Standard Chartered Bank which itself is part of Standard Chartered PLC. Under U.S. law, bribes to foreign officials violate the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA). Whistleblowers who report these violations can receive an award if they have inside information about the wrongdoing. Based…

    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)

    … country your permanent home, you might be giving up your U.S. residency when you go. If you try coming back to the U.S., the border officials will look at your behavior for signals that your real place of residence has not been the United States. If you have a green card and leave the United States for more than one year, you may have difficulty…

    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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