4 Years and 1 Day Rule

A client from our Atlanta law firm came to us concerned that her application for citizenship would be denied because of her absence from the United States for more than one year. She is a permanent resident and was continuously in the US for 4 years prior to leaving for her one year trip, and then again established residency and continuity in the US after her trip.

Immigration Law Terms: What do they mean?

You may be seeing a lot of new terms and abbreviations as of late due to the new executive order by President Obama released on November 20th. We’ve put together a few of the trending terms and definitions in this post as a helpful reference.