Blog: ST Law’s Roundup

Do you have Good Moral Character? Legally Speaking

What is Good Moral Character? If you are going to apply for U.S. citizenship, you must also have good moral character. Good moral character is just another way of showing that you are a person of a character which meets the standards of the average citizen in your community. Generally, you must show that you [..]

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TPS Extended

Here’s an update. The USCIS has announced that it is complying with the preliminary injunction by extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for certain citizens as litigation continues. This is for citizens of TPS countries that were previously terminated by the Trump administration.  Citizens of Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador can remain in the United [..]

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The Physicians National Interest Waiver

There is a shortage of physicians in the United States who can provide healthcare. That is why the the recruitment of International Medical Graduates (IMGs) is important here. Pursuant to the Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1999, IMGs who agree to work as full time physicians in underserved areas for five years can [..]

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I-601 Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

If you have accrued unlawful presence and you are not eligible for adjustment of status, you may be able to file the I-601A provisional unlawful presence waiver before you leave for the consular interview in the foreign country. Eligibility for the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver You are eligible for the provisional waiver if you are [..]

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