Obama New Immigration Law pt.1

In this video, the Immigration Professor, Robert A. Perkins, explains  the requirements for legalizing, getting a work permit, drivers license, social security number and travel permit under President Obama's November 20, 2014 Executive Order.



Obama New Immigration Law pt.2

 In this video, the Immigration Professor, Robert Perkins, explains the fact that probation, suspended sentence and expungements can be counted against someone who applies for deferred action and the need for the background check for anyone applying. 

Obama New Immigration Law pt.3

In this video, the Immigration Professor, Robert A. Perkins, discusses the changes made by President Obama's Executive Order to the Business Immigration/Labor Certification System which include allowing people with approved I-140s to apply for adjustment of status.

Obama New Immigration Law pt.4

In this video, Robert A. Perkins, The Immigration Professor, describes the recent Obama Executive Order which will allow entrepreneurs, inventors and investors to be paroled into the United States.  This appears to include people already in the United States who have started businesses here.  

Backround Checks

In this video, Attorney Robert Perkins, The Immigration Professor, explains the importance of getting a background check before getting an immigration case.

Petition for Same Sex Partners

 In this video, The Immigration Professor, Robert A. Perkins, goes over the recent Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor and the fact that one may now file an immigration petition in a same sex, gay/lesbian marriage situation. The Immigration Professor also discusses some other immigration benefits that are now available for same sex partners. 

Permanent resident for spouse

 In this video, The Immigration Professor, Robert A. Perkins, goes over a recent opening in August 2013 whereby a green card holder may petition for their spouse and the green card will be immediately available. 

Immigration Reform, S.744

 In this video Attorney Robert Perkins, The Immigration Professor, reviews the current Immigration Reform in the Senate bill drafted by the Gang of 8. This bill grants Registered Provisional Immigrant Status to undocumented individuals who have been here since December 31, 2011 and before. 

Obama DREAM ACT

 In this video, The Immigration Professor, Robert A. Perkins, discusses the new Obama DREAM ACT, Deferred Action for people who came here before the age of 16. This deferred action gives people a quasi legal status for two (2) years, the right to work, get a social security number and go to college. 

H1-B visas (en espanol)

 The H-1B work visa is the most common type of work visa for professionals working in the United States.
 

H-1B Work Visas (English)

 In this video, Immigration Attorney Robert Perkins discusses the basic requirements of the H-B work visa. He also discusses that these visas are limited and in number and that it is important to file on April 1st, the first date one can file. The H-1B visa cap is 65,000 visas per year. 

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H-2B Work Visas

 
The Immigration Professor, Robert Perkins, discusses the H-2B visa. The discussion includes the qualifications for the visa as well as the procedures for obtaining the visa.
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O-1 Visas

 In this video, The Immigration Professor, Robert Perkins, discusses the criteria and procedures for O-1 visas for people of extraordinary ability in the arts, science, business or athletics. This video does not constitute legal advice or a legal opinion. 

Expedited Removal

Arizona Immigration Law

Battered/Abused Spouses in U.S

Immigration Reform and Amnesty

 In this video, Robert Perkins, the Immigration Professor, talks about the recent proposal by Senators Schumer and Graham on immigration reform (Amnesty). The proposal includes increased penalties and immigration enforcement against employers, enhanced border security, a temporary workers program and an earned legalization program (rather than blanket amnesty). This video is not legal advice or a legal opinion. 

Unlawful Presence Pt. 1/3

 In this video, the Immigration Professor, Robert Perkins, discusses the unlawful presence bar to immigrating to the United States, when it is triggered and when it is not. This bar is very important for people who are marrying someone here illegally.  

Unlawful Presence Pt. 2/3

 In this video, the Immigration Professor, Robert Perkins, discusses the unlawful presence bar and the legal requirements for getting a waiver or pardon of this bar. This is an important hurdle for people marrying an illegal.

Unlawful Presence Pt. 3/3

 In this video, the Immigration Professor, Robert Perkins, discusses the unlawful presence bar and the legal requirements for getting a waiver or pardon of this bar. This is an important hurdle for people marrying an illegal.