Blogs Category: Immigration


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 […]


Dealing with Deportation: Rights and Remedies

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Dec 15, 2023 | Immigration

Facing deportation can be an intimidating and complex process, but knowing your rights is the first step toward navigating this challenging situation. If you or a loved one is facing deportation, it is crucial to understand that under U.S. immigration law, you have certain unalienable rights. This includes the right to a fair hearing before […]


The Changing Landscape of Immigration: How Tech Professionals are Navigating Visas

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Nov 14, 2023 | Immigration

As our world becomes more interconnected, it’s commonplace to see tech professionals relocating internationally. Yet, the realm of immigration is ever-shifting, presenting a mix of hurdles and prospects for individuals in the tech sector. This blog explores how tech professionals are navigating the complex world of visas and immigration. Understanding the Visa Maze Tech experts […]


The Green Card Journey: A Guide to Rights, Duties, and Renewals

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Oct 17, 2023 | Immigration

The US green card—a golden ticket to the American dream and much more than an identity piece. It is an undertaking that entails living an entirely new life of opportunities and responsibilities. This guide aims to shed light on the privileges and obligations and the essential process of keeping this status current. The Privileges of Holding […]


Reuniting Through Family-Based Immigration

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Aug 17, 2023 | Immigration

In a world where borders are becoming increasingly fluid and interconnected, immigration has emerged as a vital cornerstone of socioeconomic growth and cultural diversity. One of the key pillars of immigration law is family-based immigration, which holds the power to unite loved ones separated by geographical boundaries. This article explores the significance of family-based immigration […]


Common Immigration Misconceptions Debunked: Separating Fact from Fiction

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Jul 14, 2023 | Immigration

Immigration is a complex topic with many misconceptions surrounding it, which often perpetuate stereotypes. Here, we’ll try to disprove some of these popular myths by providing facts and separate truth from fiction – creating a more informed and inclusive conversation about immigration. Myth: Immigrants are a burden on the economy. Fact: Multiple studies have confirmed […]