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Cancellation of removal

An individual residing in South Carolina who might face removal from the country may wonder if there are options for having that removal cancelled. The U.S. Attorney General may allow for removal to be cancelled in certain cases based on provisions listed in the Immigration and Nationality Act. In addition to the cancellation of removal proceedings, the act may allow for an adjustment of status in such cases.

Asylum status now available for certain minors

People who are living in South Carolina and who originated from Honduras, Guatemala or El Salvador may be interested to learn the the federal government has decided to allow children from those countries to apply for asylum. In order to be eligible, the children must apply at an office in their home country, must be under the age of 21 and must be unmarried.

Dual nationality for South Carolina residents

Although it is difficult to obtain, it is possible under U.S. immigration law for some people in South Carolina to have nationality in both the United States and another country. Dual nationality is when a person is a national of another country while also being a national of the United States.

What is Temporary Protected Status and am I eligible?

Temporary Protected Status is provided by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security when it is believed that the immigrant would not be able to return safely to his or her home country. The Secretary designates specific countries or portions of countries from which immigrants hail based on temporary conditions in those countries, such as environmental disasters, civil war or an epidemic.

Obtaining visas for foreign-born spouses in South Carolina

There are avenues by which a United States citizen may seek permission for a foreign spouse or fiancé(e) to immigrate. It may even be possible to bring their minor children to the country as you start a new life together. However, immigration law can be complicated, making it important to be thorough and accurate as you complete the paperwork needed in seeking proper permissions.

What are the basic steps in the naturalization process?

People in Charleston who are getting ready to go through the naturalization process in order to become U.S. citizens often have questions regarding what to expect. There are specific steps residents will go through during the naturalization process.

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