Divorce and Bankruptcy
March 7, 2016
According to the American Psychological Association, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States get divorced. While getting divorced may not be the easiest process, if you happen to be involved in an active Bankruptcy case, it can add additional step to complete your divorce proceeding. The good news for those going through a divorce is that you can still complete...
Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses
March 6, 2016
In rule changes implemented last year, the U.S. government now permits certain H-4 dependent spouses to obtain employment authorization in the United States. The spouses of two categories of H-1B beneficiaries are covered by this change: Those H-1B spouses who are the principal beneficiary of an approved Form I-140 filed by their employer; or Those H-1B spouses that have been granted H-1B status or an...
Getting Married During My Bankruptcy
March 5, 2016
For those involved in a Bankruptcy, rest assured that your Bankruptcy case will not prevent you from getting married. For those involved in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy however, your upcoming marriage may have an effect on your case. In a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, you are required to pay your disposable income into your bankruptcy plan in order to pay back your creditors. The calculation to...
Understanding the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act
March 3, 2016
The International Marriage Broker Regulation Act (IMBRA) is a statute relevant to the fiancé visa application process. Under this law, an international marriage broker is defined as an organization that charges fees for providing dating and matchmaking services between U.S. citizens and foreign nationals. Dating services that provide comparable services to users regardless of their country of origin and gender are excluded from the definition...
Firm Sponsors Cedar Ridge Raider Baseball Team
March 1, 2016
Fears | Nachawati is a proud sponsor of Cedar Ridge Baseball! We wish them the best of luck with the remainder of their season. We’re always happy to help and support the community!
Beware of Immigration Scams
March 1, 2016
You may not think it needs saying, but make sure that the person giving you advice about immigration law is authorized to give it. Only an attorney or an accredited representative working for an organization recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals can give you legal advice. Notaries public, or the Spanish equivalent of “Notarios publicos” or “Notarios” for short have a different role in...