Specialists in Vietnamese ODP cases, Spouse and Fiancée Cases, Refugee Cases, Amerasian Cases, Adoptions, Student Visas, Business Visas and Cultural Exchange, as well as services for those already in the U.S. Complete Immigration services available to applicants / sponsors from any country. In August 1999, the new American Consulate General opened for business in Saigon. Before that, from 1979 to 1999, the Orderly Departure Program (ODP) of the American Embassy in Bangkok was the only legal means for residents of Vietnam to immigrate to the United States.
In 1987, Robert Mullins returned to the United States after four years' association with ODP. On his return, he learned that sponsoring relatives had little idea, or the wrong idea, about how to complete processing and avoid delays in their cases. He also learned that he was the only person with ODP experience interested in offering assistance to sponsors in the U.S. As a result, he began his service to help Vietnamese in the U.S. to bring their relatives here.
In January 1988, Robert Mullins began a partnership with Le Minh Hai of San Jose and formed Robert Mullins International (RMI).
A permanent resident who has remained outside the United States for longer than one year, or beyond the validity period of a Re-entry Permit, will require a new immigrant visa to enter the United States and resume permanent residence. There is a returning resident special immigrant visa called the SB-1.
The State Department has told all consulates that they could return petitions to CIS in the US only if they had good reason to do so. This means that the consular officer must have some information that was not available when CIS approved the petition.
In the United States, if we look at Mr. Obama’s Presidential Job Approval Ratings, we see that in May this year, only 51% of Americans were satisfied with his work. His approval ratings from January 2009 till now have an average rating of only 47%.
In October 2009, the President signed a new law that allows eligible widows or widowers of U.S. citizens to qualify for permanent resident status regardless of how long the couple was married. Repeat,regardless of how long the couple was married.
There are a number of requirements you have to meet in order to qualify for U.S. citizenship. Among the most complicated of these are the residency requirements, which look at how long you've been living in the U.S. and your immigration status during that time.