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4 Major Benefits of Dual Citizenship

Dual citizenship status, also known as dual nationality, is a legal and civil condition that allows individuals to access and enjoy certain benefits offered by sovereign jurisdictions. In essence, dual citizenship is obtained by foreigners who immigrate to another country that will allow them to retain their birthright nationality when they become naturalized citizens. Many …Read More

New Marijuana State Laws Do Not Protect Immigrants or Foreigners

Although various jurisdictions in the United States have enacted statutes to allow the medical and recreational use of cannabis, this herb is still considered a controlled substance at the federal level, which means tourists, immigrants, and other foreigners who visit the U.S. on various visas should exercise caution regarding marijuana. Some San Diego immigration lawyers …Read More

KS Visa Law Named One of the Top 3 Immigration Lawyers in San Diego

Each year, Three Best Rated® chooses the top local businesses that provide the most excellent service to their customers and clients. This year, Kazmi & Sakata Attorneys at Law have been selected as one of the top 3 immigration lawyers in San Diego, CA. We are very proud of this achievement, earned through our tireless …Read More

What Happens When Employers Threaten to Deport Their Employees?

Judging by how the Trump administration decided to start off 2018 in terms of immigration policy, it is going to be a long and challenging year for Members of Congress, law firms, and foreigners living in the United States.  In mid-January, agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided nearly 100 convenience stores around the …Read More

How to Get Approval for a Family Visa

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is supposed to pay special attention to the petitions made by citizens, green card holders, refugees, and asylum recipients who wish to reunite with their family members. Even with the best intentions of USCIS officials to allow citizens and residents to reunite with their foreign-born loved ones, …Read More

How Current Immigration Policies Are Increasing American Automation

Anti-immigration sentiment was one of the salient points of the political campaign that elected Donald Trump as President of the United States. Rhetoric about the border wall and deportation forces were not the only talking points that got Trump elected. He also sold voters on the idea that drastic anti-immigration measures would bring back highly …Read More

8 Guidelines for Obtaining a Spouse Visa [Infographic]

Applying for a spouse visa may seem overwhelming if you’ve never had to do it before. The staff at KS Visa Law, a trusted provider of immigration services in San Diego, wants to make sure you know the necessary measures to take if you need to obtain a spouse visa for your husband or wife …Read More

All About the H1-B Work Visa Cap in 2018

In December 2017, the White House presented a proposal that allows spouses of H-1B visa holders to enter the United States and obtain work permits. The proposal calls for an amendment of the rules so the wives and husbands of H-1B visa holders will no longer be allowed to hold down jobs during their stay.  …Read More

Understanding the United States Diversity Visa Lottery Program

After a deadly terrorist attack resulted in the deaths of eight people in New York, U.S. President Donald Trump posted a Twitter update that signaled his intention to terminate the Diversity Immigrant Visa program, more commonly known as the “visa lottery.” It so happens that Sayfullo Saipov, the prime suspect in the aforementioned attack, was …Read More

Temporary Protection Status Comes to an End for Nicaraguans

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has decided to put an end to the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) program for Nicaragua, thereby forcing of thousands of immigrants to return to their country of origin. The decision was announced on November 6th. Two weeks later, the DHS made a similar TPS termination announcement for …Read More

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