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Consulate Interviews for Non Immigrant Visas

In order to enter into the United States, you must apply for a non immigrant visa. The reason for you travel will decide which non immigrant visa you will apply for. For instance, an applicant traveling for pleasure, tourism or medical treatment will apply for a B-1 or B-2 visa, as opposed to an individual …Read More

Categories of Family Based Immigration

For an individual to apply for a green card under family based immigration, they must be a close family member of a United States citizen or a United States permanent resident. Under San Diego Immigration law, the detailed categories are as followed: Unlimited Family Based For individuals to fall under the unlimited family based category, …Read More

Guidelines to Filing a K-1 Visa for a Foreign Fiancé(e)

If you are an American citizen with a foreign fiancé(e), you may bring them into the United States to marry and live with you by applying for a K-1 Fiance Visa. A K-1 Visa is a non immigrant visa that will eventually lead to the foreign individual permanent residency in the United States as well …Read More

Application Processes for Studying in the United States

Students looking to further their education by attending a University in the United States may be required to follow a different application process than in their home country. From selecting a certified school to applying for a student visa, there are several steps students must closely follow in order to apply and study in the …Read More

Immigration Reform Proposals

Four Democratic and Four Republican senators, offered a tentative proposal for Comprehensive Immigration Proposal this week. On Tuesday, President Obama acknowledged the proposal and hints that he will work on approving some similar legislation. There are an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the shadows. The legislation acknowledges these realities by finally committing the …Read More

Obtaining American Visas for Foreign Athletes

Foreign athletes looking to compete within the United States must meet specific requirements and provide extensive proof in order to obtain an American visa. With the help of expert San Diego Immigration lawyers at KAZMI & SAKATA, eligible athletes can successfully file a P-1 visa, granting foreign athletes the ability to compete legally within the …Read More

USCIS will permanently close its field office in Panama, on Feb. 1, 2013

The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service has several offices at other nations for very specific immigration processing. The Panama City Field Office had jurisdiction over Panama, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname. On Feb. 1, 2013, the countries listed above will be in the jurisdiction of existing USCIS field offices, as follows: Ecuador, …Read More

Who Qualifies for Permanent Residency through Employment?

For most foreign nationals who want to live and work permanently in the United States, the ultimate goal is to obtain a green card, granting permanent residency status. Under immigration law in San Diego, applicants have the ability to attain permanent residency through five employment based visa categories. At Kazmi & Sakata, San Diego Immigration …Read More

How to Obtain an Investor Visa (E-1 and E-2)

In order to promote trade and investment as well as to encourage positive relations and peace with countries throughout the world, the United States has signed treaties of friendship, commerce and navigation with over 75 countries. Nationals, as individuals or companies, of these treaty countries have the opportunity to obtain work visas in the United …Read More

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