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Our Immigration Resource Section contains information and resources concerning various aspects of immigration law. These topics range from obtaining US Citizenship, resident alien status, green cards, visas and much more. Immigration has become a touchy political subject, and much of the US immigration process can be complicated, confusing and time consuming. Find out more about this legal area, how to get through the process, and how to find an attorney should you need one.Immigration law governs the rules, regulations, and procedures associated with immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, asylum, adoption of foreign-born children, marriage to foreign nationals, citizenship and naturalization, etc.  these laws and procedures are enforced by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which is overseen, by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. state Department of State (DOS).Immigration laws help control the influx of immigrants and scrutinize the applicants for entry into the U.S. …
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE US GREEN CARD LOTTERY 1. WHY DO NATIVES OF CERTAIN COUNTRIES NOT QUALIFY FOR THE GREEN CARD LOTTERY PROGRAM?Diversity Green Card Lottery Visas are intended to provide an immigration opportunity for persons from countries other than the countries which send large numbers of immigrants to the U.S. The law states that no diversity visas shall be provided for natives of "high admission" countries. The law defines this to mean countries from which a total of 50,000 persons in the Family-Sponsored and Employment-Based visa categories immigrated to the United States during the previous five years. 2. WHAT IS THE NUMERICAL LIMIT FOR GREENCARD LOTTERY DV-2005?By law, the U.S. diversity immigration program makes available a maximum of 55,000 permanent residence visas each year to eligible persons. However, the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA) passed by Congress in November 1997 stipulates that beginning as early…
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