Ep. 53 What is the Importance of Business Plans?

Raw Transcript:

Jacob: Hello everybody, this is Jacob Sapochnick. You ask, we answer, simple. Here’s another episode of Ask an Immigration Lawyer.

I’m actually recording it now here from Washington D.C. at the National American Immigration Lawyers Association Conference. So much content to share but I’m going to do this episode with a friend and a live guest here, Mark Deal. We’re going to talk about e-Visas and the importance of business plans because a lot have been talking about e-Visa approvals and how we can improve that with a sole business plan. Read more

Ep. 52 Would Petty Theft Affect Adjustment of Status for Green Card?

  • Be truthful and disclose any crime on the application. Failure to do so could be a problem.
  • Most cases in most jurisdictions it will not be a problem as long as it’s fully disclosed.
  • If it’s one offence, and as long as all the fines and rehabilitation programs has been completed, there is actually an exception.

Raw Transcript:

Jacob: Hello everybody, this is Jacob here at Ask an Immigration Lawyer Podcast. You ask, we answer, simple.

Today we got a question from our Facebook page and this question is about petty theft and marriage-based green card.

Question talks about a person was arrested for petty theft and the court charged him with a misdemeanor and later the case was dismissed after a diversion program. Now this person just got married and would like to know if this theft – looks like it was under $100 theft from the store – is going to affect the adjustment of status for the green card. Read more