Have immigration officials taken action against you to start the removal process? If so, one of the first events in the process will be something called a master calendar hearing, also known as an MCH. An MCH is a brief appearance in front of an immigration judge and a federal attorney. The purpose of the meeting is to set the schedule for all further court appearances. During this meeting, the judge doesn't consider the facts in the case or make any kind of ruling on whether you should stay or be removed.
2 September 2015
If you wish to sponsor a close family member, child, spouse or fiance who wants to move to the United States, you will likely have to file an affidavit of support. This affidavit is a legally-binding contract that basically says you are financially stable and will financially support the immigrant for a specified amount of time. If you're thinking about sponsoring an immigrant, following are a few things you need to know about an affidavit of support.
29 July 2015