legal marijuana effecting immigration

Does The Legal Marijuana Industry Effect Immigration?

Under a new guidance issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), immigrants may find themselves barred from obtaining citizenship if they possess or use marijuana—even if doing so is legal where they live. The new policy also clarifies that even employment in the industry can prevent an immigrant from being a naturalized citizen. As more states legalize medical…

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EDCOR

Social Security No Match Letters Sent Again, No Need To Panic

Workers should not panic, and employers should read the notice carefully before presuming that a worker is undocumented.   Both should seek advice from immigration counsel.  We are here to help. – Lisa Seifert Employer Correction Request Notices (EDCOR) The Social Security Administration (SSA) is committed to maintaining the accuracy of earnings records used to determine…

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Immigration Forms Changing

Immigration Forms Changing

Please be aware that immigration is changing the official version of several forms required for family and other cases.  Make sure to check https://www.uscis.gov/forms-updates  for more information.  In the meantime, here are form changes that have been recently announced.   I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance I-130 Petition for Alien Relative I-131 Application for Travel Document…

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Undocumented Immigrants Pay Millions In State Taxes

President Donald Trump insists that there’s a national emergency at the “very dangerous southern border.” He’s called it an “invasion” of undocumented immigrants endangering the lives and livelihoods of hardworking American citizens. And he’s used this narrative to justify taking billions of dollars from the US military to build a border wall. But when a reporter…

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citizenship day

Attend Citizenship Day

Attend a Citizenship Day Get Free Citizenship Assistance SEATTLE CITIZENSHIP CLINIC SERIES We offer a monthly citizenship clinic in downtown Seattle one Wednesday evening per month. Appointments are required, and there are only 10 appointments available at each clinic. Dates: Wednesday, February 27 Wednesday, March 20 Wednesday, April 17 Wednesday, May 15 Wednesday, June 19 Time: 4:30pm…

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