Can You Get Deported For Marijuana Charges?

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In this interview with Michael Levites of, Yakov Spektor explains what could happen if you were charged with a marijuana offense. Michael Levites  0:05 Good day everybody. This is Mike Levites from and legal network and I have here back with us and immigration attorney Yakov Spektor. Yakov. Welcome back. Yakov Spektor  0:17 […]

Why Should You Apply For US Citizenship If You Already Have A Green Card?

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In this interview with Michael Levites of, Yakov Spektor shares the advantages of having a U.S. Citizenship vs. having a Green Card. Please watch the video below to know more. Michael Levites  00:05 Good day, everybody. This is Michael Levites, with Yakov Spektor, an immigration attorney — a participant attorney with Michael Levites  00:13 Yakov, […]

Do I Need An Attorney For My Immigration Case?

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Do I Need An Attorney For My Immigration Case? Are you thinking about working or living in the U.S. but are unsure if you should hire an immigration lawyer?  Immigrating requires a lot of paperwork and a thorough understanding of the country’s bureaucracy. The U.S. immigration system is known as one of the most complicated […]

Non-US Citizens Right To Vote In Local Elections In New York

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Residents of New York City may be eligible to vote. Have you heard about it on the news? If you are a resident of New York City, and you are a legal permanent resident of New York City, you may now be eligible to vote in certain local elections. Normally, to register and be able […]

Tips to Get Marriage Based Green Card in USA

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My name is Yakov Spektor and I’m one of the partners of the law firm Spektor, Spektor & Berman, the immigration lawyers. And today, we will talk about a very popular topic, applying for a marriage-based green card, and specifically the interview with the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services). Want to know more? […]

K1 Visa or Fiance Visa Process – The Expert Opinion

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Are you a US Citizen who wants to marry a foreigner? or A foreigner who wants to tie the knot with a US citizen? This quick guide is going to assist you in the right way. Yakov Spektor, an expert immigration attorney, explains everything you need to know about K1 visa or fiance visa. Want […]

Family Based Immigration – Who Can You Bring to the United States

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Do you live in the United States? If yes, then you might be wondering how can I bring my relatives here from overseas. Bringing certain family members to the USA depends on your current status in the United States. Family based immigration laws are different for US citizens, green card holders, and people with no […]

Can Male Victims of Domestic Abuse Get Green Card in USA?

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I am Yakov Spektor, one of the attorneys at Spektor, Spektor and Berman. Today, I am going to talk about male victims of domestic violence. Are you a victim of domestic abuse? If so, you are eligible to apply for your green card in the United States. It’s not an easy application because you may […]

The Benefits of US Citizenship or Naturalization Process

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Hi I am Zlata Berman, an attorney from Spektor, Spektor & Berman. In this quick post, I am going to let you know about the benefits of naturalization, the importance of becoming a US citizen, and who can get naturalization. Here are some of the important advantages of naturalization: 1. Voting 2. You can bring […]