IMMIGRATION LAW FONTE
WHAT IS THE GOAL OF FAMILY IMMIGRATION?
IS FAMILY PERFERNCE SUBJECT TO THE QUOTAS?
WHO IS THE PETITION?
The party who files the petition
WHO IS THE BENEFICIARY?
The noncitizen whose behalf the petition is being filed for
WHAT VISA PETITION DO YOU FILE FOR IMMEDITATE RELATIVES AND FAMILY SPONSERED ?
WHAT VISA PETITION DO YOU FILE FOR EMPLOYMENT BASED IMMIGRANTS?
WHO IS EXEMPT FROM THE GENERAL QUOTAS?
Child must be under 21 years of age
Immediate relatives [Parents, Spouses, and Children] of US Citizens
OTHER GROUPS NOT SUBJECT TO THE QUOTA?
LPRs returning from abroad
Children born to LPRs
Certain former US citizens
Persons who receive certain permanent forms of discretionary relief from removal
Refugees have their own limits
WHAT IS A PAROLEE?
An applicant into the US temporarily for urgent humanitarian reason or significant public benefit
What types of Parolees are there?
NO GUARANTEE THAT THEY WILL BE PAROLED AGAIN UPON RETURN
Permission to leave the country with the knowledge that they will most likely be paroled back into the US upon there return
Parole in Place
A noncitizen is presence in the US without being admitted and has no intention of leave
Is being paroled considered an admission?
DOES CONGRESS ADMIT SPECIAL GROUPS ON A NONQUOTA BASIS?
Who are these groups?
National of countries that are underrepresented in terms of immigration
Select countries that are part of a unusual migration
Are given L
NATURAL PARENT LOSES IMMIGRATION RIGHTS
Under the age of 16
UNLESS the child is the subject of abuse
Must reside with the adopted parents for at least 2 years
UNMARRIED SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF US CITIZENS
THE SPOUSES AND THE UNMARRIED SONS OF AND DAUGHTERS OF LPRs
2Aà Spouses and Children of LPRs
2Bà over-age-21 unmarried sons and daughters of LPRs
THE MARRIED SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF US CITIZENS
THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF OVER-AGE-21 US CITIZENS