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The Numbers Don’t Add Up

By |2020-06-08T09:58:38-04:00June 8th, 2020|US Investor Visa|

As of the end of May 2020, 40 million new Americans have filed for unemployment since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out. As part of President Trump’s deflect and re-direct strategy for re-casting doubts on his efficacy in handling this pandemic, he has also added scapegoating “the other” as part of his way of obviating blame

Expendable to Essential

By |2020-05-05T15:42:36-04:00May 5th, 2020|US Investor Visa|

As the President pushes for meat-processing plants to re-open or stay open, the number of workers getting infected with Covid-19 continues to rise. Approximately 30% of workers at those plants are immigrants, some of whom are documented and some not. Pre-corona, these same plants were the targets for raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Greetings from the Epicenter

By |2020-03-27T14:05:05-04:00March 27th, 2020|US Investor Visa|

As someone who grew up in New York City, I was always told that the Big Apple was the center of the universe. In this global world, it was always cool to think that I was in such an important place and that was part of my motivation to move back here in 2011 after

Travel to the US and the coronavirus

By |2020-03-15T15:28:28-04:00March 15th, 2020|US Investor Visa|

Coronavirus, as of March 15, 2020, is leading to mass implementation of “social distancing”, and at the same time life necessitates that people travel, which puts individuals at further risk of exposure. In order to try to stem the spread of the virus in the U.S., President Trump announced a ban under section 212(f) of

The Coronavirus and Public Charge Rule

By |2020-03-11T16:34:39-04:00March 11th, 2020|US Investor Visa|

Between the time I write this article and each one of you reads it, the information about Coronavirus will be different and its impact greater. Many of you may think what does the Coronavirus have to do with immigration law and immigrants? Many of you will not care about immigrants’ rights unless it directly hits

Where does one begin explaining what people really need to know about the government’s new “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule”?

By |2020-03-01T14:26:06-05:00March 1st, 2020|US Investor Visa|

Part 1 – Explanations of the terms What is a Public Charge? The “public charge” inadmissibility test was established by law in 1883, allowing the federal government to deny a person a green card, an extension of a visa or admission into the U.S., which means the government has always withheld the right to exclude

The O-1 Visa Extraordinary Ability Visa and The Contracts Needed To Secure A Three Year Period

By |2019-09-26T05:59:07-04:00September 2nd, 2019|O-1 Visa Attorney, SMA Immigration Law Firm, SMA Immigration Lawyers, Steve Maggi, Steven Maggi, US Immigration News, US Investor Visa, US Visas|

The O-1 visa is a non-immigrant, or temporary work visa, which can last for up to three years at a time and has no limit on the number of extensions. Extraordinary ability visas encompass all professions, including business, science, education, athletics, and the arts. Since ability is a subjective standard, the law requires that it

When the Children Cry

By |2018-07-11T08:51:40-04:00July 11th, 2018|US Investor Visa|

Much like the phenomenon which occurred recently when the American public could no longer turn a blind eye to the police brutality which has been pervasive for over a century in this country, the flood of images of helpless immigrant children being separated from their families and placed in federal detention centers has finally reached