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Public Charge Rule – Medical Conditions & Health Insurance

The US Supreme Court overturned the injunction which prevented the Public Charge Final Rule from taking effect on October 15, 2019. As such, all adjustment of status (green card) applications postmarked on or after February 24, 2020 will be subject to this new set of policies. ONE of the major areas of focus is an applicant’s health status and insurance coverage. MEDICAID RECIPIENTS Provided that the applicant is Read More

DHS Final Rule on Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility

On August 14, 2019, DHS published the Inadmissibility on Public Grounds final rule that codifies regulations governing the application of the public charge inadmissibility ground. The final rule goes into effect on Oct. 15, 2019 and will only be applied to applications and petitions postmarked on or after that date. The rule applies to applicants for admission, aliens applying for permanent residency, and those Read More

Attorney Connie Kaplan is the Special Speaker at the NADP Experience 2019!

Hi!  As you know I help people make the United States their permanent home, and have for many years, and that includes working diligently with clients going through the often complex, and most times difficult divorce process.   I am proud to say that  I have been chosen as an expert speaker at the National Association of Divorce Professionals annual conference where I will address immigration considerations during Read More

Updating Your FL Driver’s License for Real ID Act Compliance

The Real ID Act is intended to prevent identity fraud, so starting on Oct. 1, 2020, all fliers who reside in the United States, even if they’re flying domestically, will need Real ID identification to pass through TSA security checkpoints at airports. DMV employees need to be able to verify an applicant’s identity and lawful status with USCIS. In order to get a Real ID-compliant license, residents must physically Read More

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