Immigration News

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Immigration News Articles

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    DACA Application & Requirements: The Complete Guide for Recipients

    Published on August 04, 2022

    While the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA as it’s more commonly known, has been around for ten years, its future is still very much unknown. The program essentially grants undocumented immigrants who came here as children the ability to receive work authorization and social security cards. In this guide we’ll take a…

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    Modifications for Non-Immigrant Visa Appointments in India Due to Exploitation

    Published on July 29, 2022

    Since the pandemic began, the demand for nonimmigrant visa appointments (NIV) has outpaced the available manpower and resulted in a shortage of available slots. Certain individuals have taken advantage of this situation and booked visa appointments in bulk and then charged visa applicants seeking a time slot for their immigration needs. This type of abuse…

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    Second Phase of Premium Processing Available Soon for Some I-140 Petitions

    Published on July 29, 2022

    USCIS will soon be expanding its premium processing services available to some pending I-140 petitions in the EB1(C) multinational executive category and I-140 petitions under the  EB2 national interest waiver (NIW). This expansion is the second phase in USCIS’ effort to roll out the availability of the premium processing service. Premium Processing Expansion Background USCIS…

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    The USCIS 90 Day Rule in 2022 – What Is It?

    Published on July 28, 2022

    Depending on what type of visa you enter the United States with can impact what actions you should or shouldn’t take – especially when it comes to seeking permanent residency soon after arriving. For instance, those who are on single intent visas and rush into marriage with a U.S. citizen or permanent resident quickly upon…

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    Track Your Green Card in 2022: a Complete How To Guide for Immigrants

    Published on July 26, 2022

    A green card is a commonly used term for a permanent resident card. A green card allows the holder to work and live in the United States without restrictions. On this page, you will learn how you can track your green card, your NVC case status, and your green card status whether you applied outside…

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    August 2022 Visa Bulletin: Analysis & Predictions

    Published on July 14, 2022

    One of the most significant parts of getting a green card in the U.S. is waiting for your priority date to be current. For those that have invested the time, effort, and money into an immigrant visa, questions arise such as “How long will it take for my date to be current?” and “Can I…

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    Step-by-Step Complete Guide to Form I-485

    Published on July 12, 2022

    Form I-485 is used in marriage green card cases and the family-based green card process as a way to apply to register for permanent residency or adjust your status. It comes subsequent to submitting Form 1-130 (Petition for Alien Relative). This guide will explore step-by-step how to complete Form I-485, required documents, and procedures.

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    Supreme Court Rules to Terminate Trump Era Remain in Mexico Program

    Published on July 01, 2022

    In a 5-4 ruling on June 30th, the Supreme Court decided that the Biden administration has the right to revoke the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program which required asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while USCIS processed their cases. The ruling comes in response to Texas and Missouri’s assertions that the Biden administration was violating a…