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Visas and permanent resident cards are important in the lives of many expatriates and immigrants to the United States. In today’s political climate, it is especially important that expatriates and …

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When traveling to the United States, non-citizens must frequently apply for visas. There are three different types of visa: a student visa, a work visa, and a travel visa.

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If you are thinking of immigrating to the United States, you are making a huge life change. There will likely be moments when you wonder if you have done the right thing or not. The best way to settle into any new country is to prepare ahead …

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The recent outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, which was first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has caused a great deal of stress and anxiety for travelers and government …

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The novel coronavirus or COVID-19 has made a significant impact on the world since its discovery in December 2019.

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As we all know by now, the world has come to a grinding halt. Currently, the COVID-19 outbreak has infected over 2.5 million people worldwide and is not stopping anytime soon. 

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Immigration has always been a hot button topic in the United States and even more so since the COVID-19 outbreak began, which has drastically changed immigration measures in the United States.

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The current COVID-19 pandemic has already affected international relations. It has restricted non-essential travel and led to the closure of borders in some cases and this is likely a trend that’s not going away anytime soon.

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In a press conference, the White House Press Secretary – announcing new policies denying tourist visas to certain pregnant women on suspicion of birth tourism – affirmed, “The …

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Today, many people are aware of the issues regarding immigration to the United States. Immigration has been in the news because the influx of asylum seekers and undocumented …

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It is obvious to anyone who watches the U.S. news that the current administration in the White House is changing many immigration laws through executive orders. These orders often lead to lawsuits that …

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Chinese citizens around the world have experienced many travel problems as a result of the novel coronavirus. The coronavirus originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in the Hubei province.

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Jean Danhong Chen, an experienced immigration attorney, explains several of the travel bans that have affected citizens from around the world and gives a global perspective on the coronavirus crisis.

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The COVID-19 outbreak has temporarily suspended travel across the globe. This means that many people who were supposed to work in or visit another country this year are having to cancel these plans. 

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The impact of the global coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic has been severe. As of March 23, 2020, there have been 372,253 cases of COVID-19 and 16,312 deaths.

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There are currently just over 1.5 million COVID-19 cases in the United States with almost 90,000 deaths.

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As a resident of the United States, it is very likely that if you have siblings, parents and children living in another country, you will want them to join you. However, the process of sponsoring family …

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Straightaway, when cities worth a vacation visit are discussed, the mind inevitably wanders to destinations that are at the forefront of tourist attractions.

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Bicycling paths can be a fine source to get your inner drive motoring along for a cardiovascular exercise, easily more attractive than running on a treadmill …

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Although the climate for immigrants has never been entirely welcoming in the United States, many of the actions by the Trump administration have swept fear through immigrant communities …

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Seeking a green card or a visa to the U.S. can be a complicated procedure with a lot of regulations to follow, as immigration lawyer Jean Danhong Chen in San Jose, CA can tell you.

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As if moving to a new country isn’t hard enough, a major obstacle for newcomers is establishing credit once you have arrived in the United States. Whether you are looking to purchase a new car or apply …

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When planning a trip, you tend to think about what to pack, where to stay once you arrive, and what activities you want to do while you’re there. What you don’t ….

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There are so many places to explore in the United States that it can be difficult to narrow it down. Do you want to be surrounded by the picturesque …

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You’ve laid down roots in the U.S. and you are now in a financial situation to bring your children to the country. But how do you do that? There are a number of requirements to meet, and preparing …

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Media coverage around immigration has been increasingly polarized as of late, due in part to divisive rhetoric espoused by the President of the United States. Most recently, President Donald …

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Immigration in the United States has been a contentious topic of debate for years, as Congress has failed to determine and finalize an agreement on immigration reform, largely shifting certain …

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I have been an immigration attorney since 1998. Essentially, I work with clients who have immigration issues and seek to provide them with the best possible outcome. I always strive to …

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The benefits that come from participating in outdoor activities are unparalleled. In addition to engaging in activities that keep you physically healthy, breathing in the fresh air and …

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Immigration has emerged as one of the primary issues in political campaigns all over the world. Despite a historic openness to immigration in the United States which has helped to enrich its culture, expand economic opportunities, and enhance its influence in the world, it remains a topic of debate. 

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On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, the President of the United States signed an executive order that restricts certain categories of immigrants from entering the country for 60 days. 

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Just as the rigid regulations of the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to be easing in California and re-opening of the economy was underway, an unnerving development in early July, which included 5,898 new cases and 110 recorded deaths in a 24-hour period, pumped the brakes on all proceedings.

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Border closures and travel restrictions created by the COVID-19 pandemic are putting people in a bind, limiting their options on how they spend their free time.

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Recently, the Department of Homeland Security finalized their new “public charge” regulation, which essentially orders immigration officials to reject applications from those who hope to enter …

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Alone, without a dog or friend attached to your hip, walking for the sake of exercise is often viewed as a tedious exercise. Although it might not be the most enjoyable method of a cardiovascular

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When people think of Northern California, their minds typically go to San Francisco or Napa Valley. While less iconic than San Francisco and home to fewer wineries than Napa, San Jose holds its …

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Understanding the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on international travel is complex. COVID-19 has touched nearly every aspect of global travel, including canceled flights, travel restrictions for residents of certain countries, closed consular centers, and mandatory quarantines.

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Today, immigration between countries has largely been brought to a halt due to the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jean Danhong Chen has been an immigration attorney since 1998 and has owned and operated her own practice, “The Law Office of Jean D. Chen,” since 2003. 

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic continues to maintain an unknown expiration date and heavily influence workplace operations, many people have learned to acclimatize in their new home-based office or workshop.