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Author Bray, Ilona M., 1962- author.

Title U.S. immigration made easy / Ilona Bray, J.D. ; updated by Attorney Kyle A. Knapp.

Publication Info. [Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2023.

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  342.73 BRAY    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield at the Atrium  325.73 BRA    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - ESL Center  ESL 342.73 BRAY    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - New Materials  342.73 BRAY    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department Lower Level  342.7308 BRAY    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult New Materials  ESL 342.730 BRA    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - NEW Adult Nonfiction  342.7308 BRA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Display shelf  CIT 342.7308 BRA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  342.7308 BRA    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  342.7308 BRAY    Check Shelf

Edition 21st edition.
Description 670 pages : illustrations, forms ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Your immigration companion -- Part I: Getting started: U.S. immigration eligibility and procedures. Where to begin on your path toward immigration -- Are you already a U.S. citizen? -- Can you enter or stay in the U.S. at all? -- Dealing with paperwork, government officials, delays, and denials -- Special rules for Canadians and Mexicans -- How and when to find a lawyer -- Part II: Introduction to permanent U.S. residence (Green cards). Getting a green card through family members in the U.S. -- Getting a visa to come marry your U.S. citizen fianceĢ (K-1) -- Getting a green card through employment -- Getting a green card through the diversity visa lottery -- Getting a green card as an investor -- Getting a green card as a special immigrant -- Getting a green card as an asylee or refugee -- After your approval for a green card -- Part III: Introduction to nonimmigrant (temporary) visas. Getting a business or tourist (B-1 or B-2) visa -- Getting a temporary specialty worker (H-1B) visa -- Getting a temporary nonagricultural worker (H-2B) visa -- Getting a temporary trainee (H-3) visa -- Getting an intracompany transferee (L-1) visa -- Getting a treaty trader (E-1) visa -- Getting a treaty investor (E-2) visa -- Getting a student (F-1 or M-1) visa -- Getting an exchange visitor (J-1) visa -- Getting a visa as a temporary worker in a selected occupation (O, P, or R visa) -- Part IV: Introduction to other forms of long-term legal status in the U.S. -- Humanitarian remedies allowing stays in the U.S. -- Deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) -- Getting a U visa as a crime victim assisting law enforcement.
Summary "Green cards, visas, and more: What every immigrant needs to know. Want to live, work, or travel in the United States? U.S. Immigration Made Easy has helped tens of thousands of people get a visa, green card, or other immigration status. You'll learn: whether you and your family qualify for a short-term visa, permanent U.S. residence, or protection from deportation; how to obtain, fill out, and submit the necessary forms and documents; insider strategies for dealing with bureaucratic officials, delays, and denials; ways to overcome low income and other immigration barriers; and how to select the right attorney. U.S. Immigration Made Easy provides detailed descriptions of application processes and helps you avoid traps that might destroy your chances. There's also an immigration eligibility self-quiz, which helps you match your background and skills to a likely category of visa or green card." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Citizenship -- United States.
Visas -- United States.
Visas. (OCoLC)fst01167796
Citizenship. (OCoLC)fst00861909
Emigration and immigration law. (OCoLC)fst00908736
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Law for laypersons. (OCoLC)fst01774275
Handbooks and manuals.
Law for laypersons.
Added Author Knapp, Kyle A., author.
Nolo (Firm), issuing body.
Added Title United States immigration made easy
US immigration made easy
ISBN 9781413330717 (softcover)
1413330711 (softcover)
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