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July 28, 2017 in Blog, Business, EB-5, Green Card, immigration, Immigration Law, Lawful permanent resident, LPR, News & Announcements, Noticias, Residencia, Visa

Cómo contar las inversiones realizadas en EE.UU. para la Residencia Permanente.

La visa de inmigrante EB-5 es una visa que permite hacerse residente permanente si invierte 1 millón de dólares (o 500k en ciertas circunstancias), y crea 10 puestos de trabajo para ciudadanos o residentes de los Estados Unidos. (Algún otro día hablaremos de lo que significa “10 puestos de trabajo”. Hoy quiero hablar sobre cómo contar la cantidad de 1 millón cuando ya ha invertido…

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July 11, 2017 in Blog, Business, E-Visa, EB-5, Green Card, immigration, Immigration Law, Lawful permanent resident, LPR, News & Announcements, Visa

How to Count Prior Investments in the US Towards an EB-5 Green-card

  An EB-5 immigrant visa is a visa that allows you to become permanent resident if you invest 1-million dollars (or 500k in certain circumstances) and create 10-jobs for US citizens or residents. (Some other day we’ll talk about what “10-jobs” mean. Today I want to talk about how to count the 1-million amount when you have already invested money in the US). When funds…

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July 3, 2017 in Admission, B1 Visa, Blog, immigration, Immigration Law, Litigation, News & Announcements, Travel Abroad, Visa

Ayala Law Obtains Visas for Plaintiff in Mass Tort Litigation

  In what was an uphill process, Ayala Law obtained special visas for over 33-plaintiffs and witnesses to travel for litigation in the United States. The Plaintiffs-Applicants are Peruvian citizens from a remote, poor area of the city of La Oroya, Peru. The plaintiff are part of a case filed in federal court in Missouri where they are seeking recovery from several corporate and individual…

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April 25, 2017 in Admission, B1 Visa, Blog, immigration, Immigration Law, Litigation, News & Announcements, Travel Abroad, Visa

Can you Travel to the United States on a Visitor Visa to Litigate?

The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) establishes that everyone is presumed to be an immigrant except, among others, certain categories of aliens visiting for business or for pleasure. Section 101(a)(15)(B) of the INA states that “ . . . an alien . . . having a residence in a foreign country which he has no intention of abandoning and who is visiting the United States…

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April 3, 2017 in Blog, Business, E-Visa, EB-5, Green Card, immigration, Immigration Law, Lawful permanent resident, LPR, News & Announcements, Noticias, Real Estate, Residencia

Vivir en los Estados Unidos Invirtiendo en Bienes Raices en Miami

  En mi experiencia, muchas personas en todo el mundo quieren vivir en los Estados Unidos (EE.UU.) para disfrutar de la seguridad y la estabilidad que su sistema político proporciona. En América del Sur, por ejemplo, la mayoría de las personas con alto patrimonio saben que Estados Unidos nunca tendrá alguien en el poder que amenace las estructuras democráticas del país. La fuerte estructura constitucional…

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February 20, 2017 in Admissibility, Admission, Blog, CBP, Civil Actions, Green Card, immigration, Immigration Law, Lawful permanent resident, News & Announcements, Visa

Are you Defenseless Against Federal Agents’ Abuses at Airports?

There are several reports that Federal employees at ports of entry are taking measures that are breaching constitutionally protected rights. In the most recent, remarkable case, a US born citizen and a NASA-engineer employee was detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for no particular reason. This scientist posted the incident on his Facebook account and described how he was sent to a room for…

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