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March 12, 2019

Undocumented Workers Can File Tax Returns and Pay Taxes With An ITIN

Please check with a reputable tax preparer to see if you are required to file a tax return. We often send clients to H&R block.  Many clients have gone to ‘notarios’ and are given bad tax filing advice. In 2018, a person under 65, single and earning $12,000 or more, is required to file a […]

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March 7, 2019

Fear Of Returning To Your Home Country & Asylum

ASYLUM To gain asylum in the United States can be a very long and difficult process. Simply being afraid to be in your home country, or that there are no jobs in your home country is not enough. Even if you were the victim of crime in your home country, it still may not be enough. To […]

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March 4, 2019

U visas for Victims of Crime a Path to Legal Permanent Residency & Citizenship

At Bailey Immigration, PC we handle hundreds of U visas each year.  If you have been a victim of crime in the United States & you reported that crime, you and your family may be eligible for a U visa. First a judge, district attorney, police department or other agency with authority, must sign a […]

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February 8, 2019

Have you been the victim of trafficking?

A T-visa is commonly referred to as a trafficking visa, but when someone says trafficking the word makes you think of sex trafficking and kidnapping, but those who are eligible for this visa include a lot more than just that what initially comes to mind. For example, have you ever not been paid wages?, not […]

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October 15, 2015

DACA / Advance Parole & Adjustment of status to Legal Permanent Resident (greencard holder)

If you have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and are married to a United States Citizen, you may be able to adjust your status to lawful permanent resident (greencard holder) if you obtain advance parole, then make a short visit to your home country and return on advance parole. Example For instance, Victoria entered […]

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January 31, 2015

Undocumented Parents of United States Citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents

DO YOU QUALIFY FOR DAPA? UNFORTUNATELY THIS PROGRAM IS ON HOLD WHILE LITIGATION IS PENDING IN THE 5TH CIRCUIT COURT “An undocumented individual living in the United States who is the parent of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident and who meets the guidelines listed below. What Allows parents to request deferred action and […]

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