Establishing Good Moral Character in Your Naturalization Interviews

For immigrants undergoing the U.S. naturalization process, USCIS consular officers will need to establish one’s good moral character (GMC). Typically, USCIS officers will ask important questions that they hope will elicit the applicant’s character, intentions, and criminal records. Individuals undergoing the naturalization process should be aware of this process and plan accordingly. The issues andContinue reading “Establishing Good Moral Character in Your Naturalization Interviews”

How to Successfully Petition an EB-5 Case for Iranian Investors

With President Trump’s foreign policies with Iran, some Iranian investors become uneasy about pursuing an EB-5 visa. This article will clarify the new updates and explain important things to know before pursuing an EB-5 petition. First, Iranian nationals must understand that EB-5 petitions are still a viable option for investors looking to immigrate to theContinue reading “How to Successfully Petition an EB-5 Case for Iranian Investors”

Criminal Implications of Violating OFAC Sanctions

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is a department of the U.S. government responsible for enforcing economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals. Typically, these sanctions are aimed against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities. As such, OFAC’s sanctions against suchContinue reading “Criminal Implications of Violating OFAC Sanctions”

US Sanctions Against Iran

When it comes to international trade and politics, countries will often exercise economic, trade, military, and even scientific sanctions against other countries. These international “sanctions” are often leveraged by leaders of countries in order to incentivize compliance and cooperation in many political matters. Typically, these sanctions are aimed at protecting the interests of one’s countryContinue reading “US Sanctions Against Iran”

How Fraud and Embezzlement Affect Your Immigration Prospects

What is Embezzlement? Embezzlement is defined as an act where someone steals or misappropriates money or property from a, business partner, employer, or any person who trusted the embezzler with the asset. Embezzlement should not be confused with fraud, larceny, or theft. The key distinction is that the embezzler actually has/had permission to handle theContinue reading “How Fraud and Embezzlement Affect Your Immigration Prospects”

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Ramona Kennedy (Attorney) received her Jurisprudence Doctorate(Doctorate in law) in America. Ramona Kennedy is a licensed Attorney in California (USA) and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Ms. Kennedy's areas of practice are US Immigration law, US federal Laws and California State Laws. This is an immigration law blog. It is not intended to be used as legal advise. For further information please contact the law offices of Attorney Ramona Kennedy.