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

Applying for a Green Card From U Status
A guide to the application process for someone to become a U.S. lawful permanent resident after having been granted U status.
Applying to USCIS for an EAD Work Permit? You Can Get Social Security Number at Same Time
Learn how to get your Social Security Number (SSN) and SSN card without visiting the Social Security Office.
Filling Out Form I-918 Petition for a U Visa
Detailed application-preparation instructions for immigrants who have been the victim of a serious crime and are assisting U.S. law enforcement with an investigation or prosecution.
A B-1 Visa for Business Visits to the U.S.: Do You Qualify?
Planning to come to the U.S. short-term for business purposes? A B-1 visa might be the one you need.
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.
How Will You Know If You Have Been Selected for the DV Lottery?
You’ve submitted your application for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery (“DV Lottery”) and are now waiting patiently to learn whether or not you are one of the 50,000 foreign citizens to have the chance to apply for U.S. permanent residence (a “green card”). This article discusses how the
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.
What Can I Do While My Asylum Application Is Pending a USCIS Decision?
Studying, working, and other possibilities during the months or years of waiting for an asylum decision.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS): Who Is Eligible?
Has a disaster in your country made it impossible to return? You may become eligible for TPS.
How to Apply for U Nonimmigrant Visa or Status
Overview of how to apply for a "U" visa or status for immigrant victims of serious crimes. Learn how to prepare the USCIS forms, gather evidence to support your application, and what to expect during the process.