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Michael Wechsler
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This article will cover the basics of Chapter 7 of Consumer Bankruptcy law, helping you understand how it works, what debts are extinguished in consumer bankruptcy proceedings and what assets are exempt from being seized. Understanding Bankruptcy Bankruptcy law helps a debtor survive...
Michael Wechsler
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Each day, numerous people are killed and severely injured in motor vehicle accidents somewhere in the U.S. and serious personal injuries may result from the accident. This article will explain the duties of care imposed upon every automobile driver, breaches of those duties that justify filing a...
Michael Wechsler
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People around the globe continue to seek employment opportunities in the United States. However, the work visa process is an extremely challenging and complicated process that usually takes about six months. Before you can successful obtain a work visa or "H-1B visa", certain U.S. visa...
Michael Wechsler
3 min read
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6,944
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will sometimes deny or revoke a petition for immigration. If this has happened to your petition, you may appeal their decision. This article provides answers to frequently asked questions about denials and appeals. Who handles immigration...
Michael Wechsler
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6,152
This article will answer common questions about K-1 visas, also known as the "marriage visa", "fiancé visa" and "green card visa." You will learn how to obtain a K-1 visa, become familiar with the form I-130 petition, forms I-765, I-290B and I-751, the documentation and other requirements that...
Michael Wechsler
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5 min read
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12,566
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This article will answer common questions about the series of family-based visas - the F-1 visa, F-2 visa , F-3 visa and F-4 visa. You will learn more about how to obtain an F-visa for your wife and your children, matters concerning relatives, the Alien Relative Form I-130 and forms I-797 and...
Michael Wechsler
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4 min read
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2,437
This article will answer common questions about J-1 visa extensions, including concerns about how it may affect the status of your spouse and dependent children. You will learn more about how to obtain a J-1 visa extensions, the two year return requirement, getting a copy of your DSP/IAP-66...
Michael Wechsler
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8 min read
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4,882
This article will answer common questions about how to obtain a J-1 visa waiver for doctors and physicians. You will learn more about the statutory requirements, become familiar with forms IAP-66 and I-612, no objection statements and more about the J-1 visa waiver for physicians. Is it...
Michael Wechsler
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4 min read
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4,615
This article will answer common questions about the J1 and Q1 student visa, also known as the exchange student visa. You will learn more about how to obtain a J visa and Q visa, become familiar with forms DS-2019, IAP-66, OF-156 and I-797, obtaining sponsorship and the requirements of an...
Michael Wechsler
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4 min read
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2,368
This article will answer common questions about getting a tourist visa or visitor visa and other related immigration law issues. You will learn more about how to obtain visas like the B-1 visa and B-2 visa, related forms like the form DS-156, and other important information about tourist or...
Michael Wechsler
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3 min read
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2,889
Do Green cards have an expiration date? Only the card expires, not the status. All Green cards issued from 1989 until present, expire 10 years after the date they are issued and must be renewed. However, those issued before 1989 do not have to be renewed. What are the benefits of a Green Card...
Michael Wechsler
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5 min read
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2,656
Working for a lifetime should reflect a lifetime of wealth. But that significant effort can be erased quickly with poor estate planning, resulting in the significant reduction of an estate's assets when it passes between generations. With a little advance planning, easy mistakes can be avoided...
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