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How to Legally Apply for U.S. Citizenship Through Your Parents

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Jun 18, 2024 | Immigration

How to Legally Apply for U.S. Citizenship Through Your Parents United States immigration laws provide two ways for individuals to acquire citizenship through parents. The primary method is through acquisition, where citizenship is automatically awarded to all children born to U.S. citizen parents, regardless of place of birth. The second method, which is the subject […]


Are Green Card Holders Obligated to Pay U.S. Taxes on Foreign Income?

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. May 21, 2024 | Immigration

Green cards offer a direct pathway to U.S. citizenship and all the opportunities that come with it. However, many green card holders are unaware of the tax implications of U.S. citizenship, particularly in regard to foreign income. For instance, green card holders are considered U.S. tax residents and are liable to severe financial penalties for […]


How your Criminal History Can Prevent you from Receiving U.S. Citizenship

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Apr 23, 2024 | Immigration

Having a criminal record can significantly impact your eligibility for U.S. citizenship since it raises concerns about moral character and your ability to adhere to the country’s laws. When evaluating your application, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) looks at any criminal acts you may have committed domestically or in other countries. Depending […]


The Role of AI in Immigration Law: Prospects and Challenges

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Mar 25, 2024 | Immigration

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into immigration law is transforming the landscape of legal services. AI’s ability to process vast amounts of data rapidly accelerates case reviews, eligibility assessments, and application processing. This efficiency is particularly beneficial in immigration law, where the complexities of cases often require extensive documentation and verification. By automating routine […]


Legal Considerations for Immigrant Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Feb 21, 2024 | Immigration

Starting a business in the U.S. as an immigrant entrepreneur involves navigating complex visa requirements. The most common visa categories are the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa and the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The E-2 visa is suitable for entrepreneurs from countries with a treaty of commerce with the U.S., allowing them to operate a business […]


Changes in Immigration Laws: What Applicants Need to Know in 2024

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Jan 18, 2024 | Immigration

As we step into 2024, the landscape of U.S. immigration law has undergone significant changes. It is crucial for potential applicants to understand these alterations to navigate the process effectively. Coughlon Law in Arizona is dedicated to guiding you through these complexities. 1. Revised Eligibility Criteria The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated […]







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