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Complying with tax obligations is oftentimes important to successfully processing an immigration case. Taxes are necessary in many types of cases.

Complying with tax obligations is oftentimes important to successfully processing an immigration case. Taxes are necessary in many types of cases.

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1. Family-based residency status: A petitioner must show that they can provide support to the relative they are petitioning for. This sponsorship requires the petitioner to show that he or she makes 125% more than the poverty guidelines. If the petitioner is employed, immigration authorities expect to review up to three years of income taxes before making the determination. Petitioners who do not meet the required income can provide the proof of income for a co-sponsor and that co-sponsor, if employed, will also be expected to present up to three years of income taxes. Petitioners who cannot comply with the sponsorship requirements can have their case denied.

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If you need additional assistance with your immigration case, contact the immigration law attorneys at Antonini & Cohen today. Call us at 404.850.9394.

When deciding if you would rather go to an experienced immigration attorney or a notario publico, think about if you would rather go to a doctor for your surgery or an unlicensed, untrained neighbor who dabbles in surgery? Every week at Antonini & Cohen, we meet with people who have used notario services to file immigration paperwork. The majority of these consultations are filled with regret that a person did not seek competent counsel sooner.

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It is extremely important for foreign nationals in criminal proceedings to seek the advice of an immigration attorney. As illustrated below, in many instances a favorable plea in a criminal case can have disastrous immigration consequences.

It is extremely important for foreign nationals in criminal proceedings to seek the advice of an immigration attorney. As illustrated below, in many instances a favorable plea in a criminal case can have disastrous immigration consequences. 

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There are 3 things you should do if you are sponsored by your employer and lose your job.

Most work-based visas and green cards are tied to a particular job with a particular employer. Many times losing your job, or even being benched without pay for lack of a project, results in a lapse or violation of immigration status. Yet, there is often a solution if you wish to remain in the US, especially if you can find a new employer willing to assist with the immigration process. We have helped many clients in this situation file new visa petitions, transfer their pending green card cases, or otherwise change their status.

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