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¿La TSA Verifica el Estatus Migratorio Para Vuelos Domésticos?

No, la Administración de Seguridad del Transporte (TSA por sus siglas en inglés) no verifica el estatus migratorio para vuelos domésticos dentro de Estados Unidos. La principal responsabilidad de la TSA es garantizar la seguridad de los pasajeros y sus pertenencias durante los viajes aéreos. Sin embargo, los pasajeros aún deben presentar una identificación válida emitida por el gobierno...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Immigration Law

Visas T: Protegiendo a Las Víctimas de Tráfico Humano

El tráfico humano es una de las formas más desgarradoras de explotación en el mundo actual. Cada año, millones de personas, muchas de ellas mujeres y niños, son víctimas de este crimen atroz, siendo sometidas a la esclavitud sexual, el trabajo forzado y otras formas de explotación. Ante esta realidad alarmante, es crucial contar con medidas efectivas para proteger...

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| Tiempo de lectura: 4 minutos | Ley de Compensación de Trabajadores

Can I Be Fired for Filing for Workers’ Comp in North Carolina?

You cannot legally be fired for filing a workers’ compensation claim in North Carolina. Unfortunately, the law does not stop some employers from trying, despite the fact that suffering an injury on the job can change your life in an instant. Workers’ compensation coverage exists to help support you as you navigate your new reality and work to get...

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| Tiempo de lectura: 3 minutos | Derecho Laboral

How to File a REDA Complaint in North Carolina

North Carolina has several laws protecting employees regarding safety, preventing discrimination, fair pay, and fair work opportunities. Suppose your employer fires or punishes you for speaking out against a violation of your employee rights. In that case, you can file a complaint under the Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA) to get your job back or recoup your financial losses. ...

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| Tiempo de lectura: 3 minutos | Derecho Laboral

NC Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA) Overview

If you are an at-will employee in North Carolina, your employer can terminate or punish you for almost any reason. At-will employment can be uncertain and scary, but this employer’s right is not absolute. The North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act (REDA) forbids employers from firing or taking adverse employment actions against employees who exercise their rights in the...

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| Tiempo de lectura: 3 minutos | Ley de Inmigración

La Visa U: Un Camino Hacia la Justicia para las Víctimas de Crímenes

En un mundo donde las políticas migratorias a menudo enfrentan escrutinio y críticas, existe una vía legal que busca proteger a las víctimas de crímenes mientras aborda las necesidades de las comunidades inmigrantes: la visa U. Esta categoría de visa única proporciona un camino para que las personas que han sido víctimas de ciertos crímenes obtengan un estatus legal...

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| Tiempo de lectura: 3 minutos | Ley de Inmigración

Do I Need an Immigration Lawyer to Apply for Citizenship?

If you are a noncitizen who wants to become a U.S. citizen, it is natural to wonder, Do I need a lawyer to apply for citizenship? In short, you do not need a lawyer for naturalization, but there are many reasons you may want one anyway. This is especially true if you have a complicated immigration history or do...

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Common Types of U.S. Immigration Benefits

People come to the U.S. for all kinds of reasons—to study at world-class institutions, to work, to live, or to seek a better life for themselves or their children. Before they do, they generally seek immigration benefits. But what is an immigration benefit? In short, immigration benefits are legal entitlements to stay in the U.S. temporarily or permanently.  If...

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Becoming a Permanent Resident With USCIS Form I-485

Applying for permanent residency, also known as getting a green card, is an exciting time in any intending immigrant’s life. It means you are one step closer to being able to stay in the U.S. permanently. If you are applying for a green card when already in the U.S., you may submit Form I-485 with another form or on...

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| Tiempo de lectura: 3 minutos | Ley de Inmigración

When Will the Immigration Judge Make a Decision?

From the moment the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) notifies you it intends to deport or remove you, your stress builds. Whether you were just placed in proceedings or have already presented your case to a judge, you may be wondering, How long does it take for an immigration judge to make a decision? Unfortunately, there is no easy...

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