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Marriage-Based Green Card Interview: What Not to Do (And How to Shine)

Applying for a marriage-based green card is a significant step in many couples’ lives, and the interview can feel like an emotional rollercoaster. While you’re likely prepared to share your love story, it’s just as important to know what not to do during your marriage-based green card interview. Here are some tips to ensure your journey to a green card is smooth and successful.

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Understanding Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the United States

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a vital humanitarian program administered by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Established under the Immigration Act of 1990, TPS provides temporary protection from deportation and work authorization to nationals of certain countries experiencing ongoing armed conflict, environmental disasters, or other extraordinary and temporary conditions. This blog post aims to shed light on what TPS is, its significance, and the challenges faced by TPS holders in the U.S.

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The Importance of Bringing an Interpreter to Your USCIS Interview

Navigating the U.S. immigration process can be a complex and stressful experience. One critical component of this journey is the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interview. This interview is a pivotal step for individuals seeking to adjust their status, apply for a green card, or become U.S. citizens. For non-native English speakers, the importance of clear and effective communication cannot be overstated. Bringing an interpreter to your USCIS interview can significantly impact the outcome.

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Know Your Rights: What to Do If ICE Detains You

At OC Law Group LLC, we understand the stress and uncertainty that comes with a detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As a dedicated law firm in Illinois, our goal is to ensure you know your rights and are prepared to protect yourself and your loved ones in such situations. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the complexities of an ICE detention.

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