Clarity and Strength in Immigration Law

Friday Fun Facts in Immigration Law!

No more employment-based green cards are available this fiscal year! US Department of State reported on Sept. 15th that the annual limit has been reached. No worries though; in less than 15 days the new fiscal year will start, and numbers will be available again. Check the October visa bulletin to see if your date is […]

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Let’s Diversify! Diversity Visa Lottery Program 2013

Get your keyboards & photos ready folks! The DV-2013 visa lottery will open on October 4, 2011. What is the Diversity Visa Lottery? The DV lottery program, also referred to sometimes as the green card lottery, is a program created by Congress to encourage diversity within the US pool of immigrants. Specifically, the program allots […]

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Visa Overstay? Tread with Caution!

Visa Overstay? Tread with Caution! US Department of Homeland Security has recently announced that it is implementing broader security checks for foreign nationals who have overstayed the period of authorized stay (frequently called “overstaying your visa”). DHS officials state that the new measure is designed to ferret out terrorists, and is part of a program […]

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Welcome to Immigration Muse

Greetings! My name is Emily Sumner, and I am the founding member of Sumner Immigration Law. I have started this blog, Immigration Muse, to provide the most recent updates in immigration law as well analysis of the direct impact on individuals with immigration-related goals or challenges (obtaining a work visa, marrying a US citizen, how […]

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