"Learn Immigration In 24 Hours is a helpful, easy-to-follow guide for any-one interested in U.S. immigration laws."

The Honorable Thomas E. Scott, Former State and Federal Judge and U.S. Attorney - Miami, Florida



About "Learn Immigration In 24 Hours"

Read this book as your first step to living, working, or investing in the United States. It will give you an insight into the U.S. Immigration and visa procedures in a readable, clear and educational manner.

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About the Author
A prominent and successful immigration attorney, Gloria Roa Bodin, has been preparing all her life to write this book.

She is from humble beginnings, the daughter of immigrant parents who struggled to learn English and who taught her to embrace all that the United States of America has to offer as the land of opportunity. She is the embodiment of the American dream. She holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of California Law School, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA) and has served as a board member of its South Florida Chapter. She has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 1978. In 1981, she launched her own immigration law firm with offices in Miami, Florida, and since then has represented thousands of Immigrants from all over the world. She regularly appears on radio, television, and lectures as an authority Immigration and Nationality Law.



U S Practice Areas:

Immigration and Nationality Law: The majority of the practice is extraordinary, exceptional, business, investor, professional visas, labor certifications, and relative petitions.



Table of Contents

About the Author
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Summary of Illustrations
Introduction
Instructional Vignette

I Want Live in America-Life is Beautiful


[ SECTION I ]

Chapter 1:
Temporary Non-immigrant Visas

Chapter 2:
The B Visa Category
B-1: Tourist for Business
B-2: Tourist for Pleasure

Chapter 3:
The E Visa Category
E-1: Treaty Trader
E-2: Treaty Investor

Chapter 4:
The F/M Visa Category
F-1: Academic/M-1:Vocational Student

Chapter 5:
The H-1B Visa Category
Professional Distinguished Merit and Ability

Chapter 6:
H-2B Visa Category
Temporary Skilled Worker

Chapter 7:
The H-3 Visa Category
Temporary Trainee

Chapter 8:
The NAFTA Category
TN Status for Canadian and Mexican Professionals

Chapter 9:
The I Visa Category
Media/Journalist

Chapter 10:
The J-1 Visa Category
Exchange Visitor

Chapter 11:
The K Visa Category
Fiance/Fiancee/
Spouse and Children of U.S. Citizen

Chapter 12:
The L-1 Visa Category
Intracompany Transferee

Chapter 13:
The O Visa Category
Extraordinary Ability in Science, Education, Business, Athletics, Arts, and Entertainment Industry

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Chapter 14:
The P Visa Category
Performing Entertainers and Athletes

Chapter 15:
The Q Visa Category
International Cultural
Exchange Visitor

Chapter 16:
The R Visa Category
Minister or Religious Worker

Chapter 17:
The V Visa Category
Spouse/Minor Children
Lawful Permanent Resident with I-130 Approval


[ SECTION 2 ]

Chapter 18:
Lawful Permanent Resident
"Green Card" Employment Based and Investment Immigration (IV) Categories
EB-1First Preference
(a). Aliens With Extraordinary Ability
(b). Outstanding Professors/Researchers
(c). International Executives/Managers
EB-2Second Preference
(a). Exceptional Ability Aliens
(b). Advanced-Degree Professionals
EB-3Third Preference
Labor Certification
(a). Professionals
(b). Skilled Workers
(c). Other Workers
EB-4Fourth Preference
Special Immigrants -Religious Workers
EB-5Fifth Preference
Immigrant Investors

Chapter 19:
Family Based Immigration Categories
Immediate Relative
Preference Categories

Chapter 20:
Marriage-Conditional Residency and Marriage Checklist

Chapter 21:
Adjustment of Status

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Glossary and Acronyms
Appendices-Forms
Directory of BCIS Offices
Immigration-Related Web Sites
Order Form-Immigration Processing Kit

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