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International Legal Collaboration: Focus on Dubai

Boyer Law Firm specializes in international law, practicing in Florida and New York. To better serve our clients, we have expanded our legal service through international legal collaboration. These firms assist us in effectively providing our clients with cross-border coordination of legal needs.  This week, we are excited to introduce our international partner in Dubai—Khairallah Advocates &...

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Problems with having a Second Passport

People end up with dual citizenship, and therefore a second passport, for many different reasons. Some inherit dual citizenship from birth. Others obtain it because of their ancestry. And, some people get it when they marry a foreign national. There can be many advantages to having a second passport, most notably the ability to travel visa-free to...

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USCIS Fees Change October, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a sweeping overhaul of immigration and naturalization benefit request fees. The changes come in the midst of a major budget crisis for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The revised fee schedule will take effect on October 2, 2020 and will increase costs for most...

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Coronavirus: U.S. Bans Travel for Euorpeans

Since President Trump’s announcement to ban Europeans from traveling to or from the United States, the country is preparing for the consequences of the spread of the Covid-19 virus. This border closure has several consequences: Delays for immigration Financial losses Legal ramifications The consequences in terms of immigration Immigration concerns both non-residents seeking entrance to...

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Green Card Rule in Effect February 24, 2020

Last week the Supreme Court ruled to uphold one of President Trump’s immigration reform policies that may affect many green card applicants. The “public charge” rule will be implemented on the 24th of this month. This rule does not currently apply to applications originating from outside the United States. Green Card applicants currently in the...

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In God we trust and all others pay cash?

Under the current rules of the EB-5 Visa program (aka the Immigrant Investor Visa Program), eligible immigrant investors may become permanent residents with a ‘green card’ by investing cold hard cash.  Designed to stimulate the U.S. economy, this program became law in 1990. Currently, the required investment is $1 million in standard areas, or $500,000...

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Just Because You Can… Should You?

Would you extract your own tooth? Perform surgery on yourself? Shopping on amazon for things I don’t really need, I came across a few interesting items. Did you know amazon sells a surgical bone saw? Or a human rib spreader? Or dental extraction tools? Neither did I, until now. And the reviews, very entertaining! While...

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2019 Diversity Visa Results

Did you take part to the DV-2019 Green Card Lottery last October-November? Results will be available starting at noon today until September 30, 2018. You could be one of the lucky winners! To check your status, you will need to enter your confirmation number, your complete name, and year of birth. If you have won...