The Kasen Law Firm, LLC
Call Us Today
For Your Free Telephone Consultation
Local: 843-376-4085 Toll Free: 888-370-5810
Over 30 Years Of Experience

April 2012 Archives

Supreme Court to tackle Arizona immigration law this week (2 of 2)

Welcome back. Before the controversial immigration law passed in South Carolina, a blueprint was adopted in Arizona. As we have been discussing, the United States Supreme Court is considering the validity of that law this week.

Supreme Court to tackle Arizona immigration law this week (1 of 2)

This week is an important one for immigration law in the United States. Before tougher immigration laws were passed in South Carolina and several other states, Arizona became the first to implement legislation that served as a blueprint.

IT companies seek to end per-country visa caps

A number of information technology companies, including Microsoft, Google, Intel, Cisco and Oracle, are urging the United States Senate to pass a law that would put an end to the current per-country limits on employment-based immigration. Professionals with highly-valued skills sometimes must spend years or even a decade waiting for a visa simply because they were born in a particular country, such as India or China.

What does it mean to have a 'conditional' green card?

If you enter the United States on a K-1 or K-3 visa as the fiancé or spouse of a United States citizen, you can petition to obtain a green card. However, if you have been married for less than two years at the time you apply, you will be given a "conditional" green card.

New wait times for family-sponsored immigration released

Each month, the U.S. State Department issues a Visa Bulletin that reveals the wait times for people who enter the country by family-related visas. It may surprise you to find out just how long some people must wait before being reunited with their families in the United States.

Foreign performers having trouble securing U.S. visas

One of the greatest things about art and music is getting to watch performers from other parts of the world. In fact, some of America's most beloved performers haven't been American at all. Instead, many have been artists from other countries who come to the United States to perform and win over American hearts.

Over 3,100 immigrants arrested in deportation sweep

According to reports, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement recently arrested over 3,100 people who did not have proper authority to be in the United States in a nationwide six-day sweep. ICE reported that of the 3,100 detained in the deportation sweep, 2,834 were convicted criminals. The operation covered all 50 states.

An overview of the naturalization process

For many immigrants in South Carolina, naturalization is the ultimate goal. Naturalization is the process by which an immigrant becomes a citizen of the United States. Although the idea sounds simple enough, the naturalization process can be really quite complex, which is why many people seek assistance.

Office Locations

The Kasen Law Firm, LLC
768 Saint Andrews Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407

Toll Free: 888-370-5810
Phone: 843-376-4085
Fax: 843-821-0046
Charleston Law Office Map

The Kasen Law Firm, PLLC
136-20 38th Avenue, Suite 3C
Flushing, NY 11354

Phone: 718-337-8012
Fax: 843-821-0046
Flushing Law Office Map