Kristina Gasson

Kristina Gasson is a practicing attorney licensed in Massachusetts and New York, with extensive  experience in immigration law, administrative law, employment law, and insurance law. Kristina received her law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law and her bachelor's degree in political science from Brown University. 


Articles By Kristina Gasson

If I Report My Permanent Resident Spouse for Domestic Violence, Will He Get Deported?
How to protect yourself when dealing with a complex legal situation.
What Should I Do If I Believe I'm a Victim of Immigration Marriage Fraud?
Possibilities for revoking the green card of an immigrant who conned someone into a sham marriage.
Can I Leave the U.S. While My Asylum Case Is Pending?
Risks of leaving the United States while awaiting an asylum decision.
I Overstayed by a Week: Can I Return to the U.S. on the Visa Waiver Program?
After a VWP overstay, you'll have to apply for a regular tourist visa.
Is It Safe to Go to My ICE Appointment or Will They Deport Me?
Dealing with the risk of arrest by immigration authorities during regular check-in appointment.
Does Getting a Provisional Waiver Mean My Immigrant Visa Will for Sure Be Granted?
The provisional waiver is a good start, but no guarantee that a U.S. consulate will approve your immigrant visa and thus U.S. green card.
Green Card Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): Who Is Eligible
One of the immigration benefits within the law known as the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is that spouses and children who experience abuse by their U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident petitioner-sponsors.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS): Who Is Eligible?
Has a disaster in your country made it impossible to return? You may become eligible for TPS.
Is It Easier to Come to the U.S. and Apply for Asylum or Apply for Refugee Status From Abroad?
Each type of application process has its advantages and disadvantages, discussed here.
Risks and Downsides of Applying for DACA
When the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program began on August 15, 2012, many eligible young immigrants jumped at the chance to work legally in the United Sta