One of the ways individuals can qualify for a green card is through a petition filed by a spouse who is a United States citizen or a lawful permanent resident. However, the marriage must be valid, and not one of convenience...more
On June 9, 2014, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill allowing certain Florida students without a lawful immigration status to receive in-state college tuition rates. The new law will go into effect on July 1, 2014. ...more
On June 9, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court held that Section 1153(h) of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA), which automatically converts a minor alien's petition to immigrate as a derivative beneficiary to another...more
This chart provides a guide compiled by Williams Mullen’s Immigration Practice Group to “green cards” in the U.S.
Please see full chart below for more information....more
As employers know, failing to comply with I-9 requirements can lead to fines, the loss of federal funding, even criminal sanctions against employers and, as we discussed at this year’s Employment Law Conference, their...more
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