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Knoxville Immigration Lawyer

Immigration Lawyer

Helping Immigrants in East Tennessee With Green Cards, Visas & Naturalization Since 2000.

Knoxville Immigration Lawyer

Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, Jennings Immigration Law Office provides East Tennessee with counseling, strategy, and representation in all areas of immigration law: business immigration, family immigration, naturalization, removal/deportation, and more. Immigration law and practice change constantly. My goal is to provide accurate, experienced counsel and honest representation to those facing the United States’ complex and ever-changing immigration system.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association

 

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Immigration law is what we do. All day, every day.

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Representing Tennessee’s immigrants since 2000.

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Application of Expedited Removal Expands under Trump Administration

In July 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced noncitizens who have been in the U.S. for less than two years may be deported under a more rapid process via the expansion of the expedited removal program. What Is Expedited Removal? Expedited removal allows for the deportation of...

Visa Applicants Now Required to Disclose Social Media Accounts

Beginning May 31, 2019, the U.S. State Department is requiring all visa applicants to disclose their social media information, including usernames and handles for major social media websites and applications. Previously, only a small percentage of visa applicants were required to disclose this information,...

3 Things to Know About Changes to the H-1B Visa Program

President Trump’s administration has made many changes to the immigration process. One of its most recent changes involves the H-1B visa program. A new ruling was announced on January 30, 2019, and it will take effect on April 1, 2019. Three important changes include: 1. Changing the order in which H-1B...

What Are the Proposed Changes to the Public Charge Rule?

The phrase “public charge” is used by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to describe individuals who are likely to receive monetary assistance from the U.S. government. When green card or visa applicants seek to enter the U.S., immigration officers decide whether they are public charges...

Immigrants Seeking Citizenship via Military Service Face Tougher Restrictions

On Friday, Oct. 13, the Trump Administration reversed an expedited path to citizenship for immigrants who join the U.S. Armed Forces. The policy change affects all foreign nationals in the country, including green card holders. Prior to the change on Oct. 13, immigrants who joined the U.S. military were...

The 30/60-Day Rule is Now the 90-Day Rule

For around one-quarter of a century, the U.S. used the 30/60-day rule to determine whether a person was eligible to receive a visa or to enter the United States. The 30-day aspect of the rule involved determining if a visitor to the U.S. misrepresented his or her intent for being in the country by violating...

Serving Knoxville & All Of East Tennessee!

Serving clients in Knoxville and the surrounding areas of East Tennessee from Cookeville to the Tri-Cities, including Monterey, Crossville, Athens, Sweetwater, Cleveland, Chattanooga, Lenoir City, Oak Ridge, Maryville, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Morristown, Jefferson City, Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol.

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Recently Approved Cases:

Removal of conditions w/ waiver (Vietnam)
Labor certification & I-140 (Russia)
H-1B employment visa (New Zealand)
DACA renewal (Mexico)
Naturalization (United Kingdom)
Green card renewal (Panama)
Alien Relative petition & immigrant visa (India)
Fiance visa & green card (China)
Extreme Hardship waiver (Mexico)
Religious Worker visa (Mexico)
DACA (Guatemala)
Marriage-based green card (Canada)
Special Immigrant Juvenile visa (Guatemala)