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USCIS Announces In-Person Interviews for Green Cards

  As of August 28, 2017, USCIS announces in-person interviews for green cards. Applicants seeking a change in status to obtain green cards will now undergo an in-person interview before they are allowed to reside in the United States permanently. … Continue reading

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Divorce Coach vs. Divorce Attorney: What is the Difference?

  Getting a divorce may be one of the hardest things you ever have to do. The longer you were married, and whether or not you have children, property, and other issues can make it difficult to deal with other … Continue reading

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What is The RAISE Act?

Co-authored by Senator David Perdue from GA (R) and Senator Tom Cotton from Arkansas (R), the bill could reduce legal immigration down to 500,000 per year from the current one million new green card holders. This potential overhaul to the … Continue reading

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Simplified Divorce without Children in South Florida

  You may qualify for a simplified divorce if you do not have any minor or dependent children born out of the marriage, and so long as the wife is not pregnant. A simplified divorce without children is the quickest … Continue reading

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The Dream Act of 2017: What Does it Mean?

    The bipartisan Dream Act of 2017 sponsored by Sen. Richard Durbin, D-IL, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. could provide a way for some young immigrants who arrived or stayed in the US illegally before the age of 18 … Continue reading

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Is Mediation Right for Me?

    Before you can answer the question is mediation right for me, you need to understand exactly what mediation is and what it can do for you. Divorce mediation is an alternative to traditional divorce. It can save you … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

  When the creditors start calling, you have rights. Understanding bankruptcy and the fair debt collection practices act can help protect you from collectors making your life miserable. What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act? The FDCPA is a … Continue reading

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New Executive Order on H-1B Visas –What Does it Mean?

The new executive order signed by President Trump may have quite an impact on H-1B visas. In his order for an interdepartmental review of the country’s H-1B visa program, the president wants suggestions for changes to the program to offer … Continue reading

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Revoking a Power of Attorney in South Florida

  There may come a time when you decide to revoke a power of attorney. You may no longer want or trust the person you chose previously to make these decisions in your place. If so, you will need to … Continue reading

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Types of Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 vs. 13

The decision to file bankruptcy is not an easy one for anyone to make. If it seems as though you are drowning in debt, and there is no way out, filing for bankruptcy can help you get out from under … Continue reading

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