Richard Link is currently a legal editor at the national office of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He previously practiced immigration law in Rochester, New York.
Mr. Link received his law degree in 1990 from the University of California Davis School of Law (King Hall), where he served as senior research editor for the U.C. Davis Law Review and earned the certificate in public interest law. His undergraduate degree in Language Studies was obtained at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1986.
Articles By Richard Link
Applying for U.S. citizenship could be expensive or it could be cheap--it all depends on your financial circumstances.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled early on that immigration regulation was an exclusive responsibility of the federal government. From time to time state and local (city or county) governments attempt to make laws that affect immigration, but they’re usually unsuccessful.
Sponsor foreign college and university students for participation in work/travel programs.
After you apply for naturalization, USCIS takes your fingerprints for a reason.
One of the final stages in the Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) process that you as an employer must complete before sponsoring a person for permanent residency in the U.S. is interviewing other potentially qualified candidates for that person’s job.
Understanding the Visa Bulletin cutoff dates in the “dates for filing” and “final action dates” charts, and when they allow you to submit your green card application and get a U.S. work permit.
How foreign students can come to the U.S. for a limited period of high school study.
Learn the legal ins and outs of coming to the U.S. on a J-1 visa for an exchange program.
Persons whose Temporary Protected Status has ended have several options for remaining in the United States if they are eligible for them, including asylum, change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization, and cancellation of removal.
When conducting a PERM recruitment for purposes of hiring an immigrant worker and sponsoring that person for a green card, an employer can reject a job applicant for legitimate job-related reasons only.