25Apr2014

Medical Exam Not Usually Required for Adjustment of Status From K-1 Fiancee Visa

Medical examinations are not normally required for Adjustment of Status if the applicant received a medical examination prior to admission as a K nonimmigrant. There are many different sources to look up this information. I have provided a few sources below.

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05Oct2013

Getting Married in China

Marriage in China is based on China’s laws regardless of nationality of the individuals marrying. Getting married in China requires at least one of the applicants is either a citizen or has a long term resident permit. China requires applicants for marriage to meet minimum age requirements of 22 for men and 20 for women.

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02Oct2013

USCIS Form I-797: Types and Functions

USCIS uses numerous types of Form I-797 to communicate with customers or convey an immigration benefit. Form I-797 is NOT a form you can fill out. The chart below gives a brief description of each:

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09Sep2013

Updated guidance on same-sex marriage

The language in federal immigration laws no longer defines marriage as “a legal union between one man and one woman”.  Effective immediately same sex spouses may apply for immigration in the same manner as those filed by opposite sex spouses unless a specific provision of the Federal Immigration laws require a different approach.  Step children […]

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09Sep2013

Medical Examination Requirements

Applicants applying for a visa, adjustment of status to permanent residence, or who are required by the USCIS to have a medical examination must provide verification of the required exam and immunizations (Form I-693, Report of Medical Exam and Vaccination Record).

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08Apr2013

USCIS Field Offices Will Require Individuals to Submit Biometric Data

Starting on Monday May 6 2013 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will Require Individuals to Submit Biometric Data when appearing at USCIS offices. The USCIS will implement a program called Customer Identity Verification (CIV) in its field offices that will now be require individuals to submit fingerprints and photographs when appearing at USCIS offices […]

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03Apr2013

CBP to Automate the I-94 Arrival/Departure Record Process

To increase efficiency, reduce operating costs and streamline the admission process, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is automating Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record process.  CBP will no longer require international non-immigrant visitors to fill out a paper Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record upon arrival to the U.S. by air or sea. The traveler will be provided with a CBP admission stamp on their travel.

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27Jan2013

How to get a Singapore Police Clearance

If you worked in Singapore for 6 months or more from age 16, you definitely need a Police Clearance for your US Embassy Interview. Here's the instructions on how you get obtain a Singapore Police Clearance. Certificate of Clearance (COC) is issued by the Criminal Investigation Department of Singapore Police Force to CITIZENS OF SINGAPORE […]

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08Jan2013

Philippine Customers: How to track your Passport/Visa

Once your visa is approved, 2Go will either deliver your passport to the location you specified when you scheduled your appointment, or hold your passport at a 2Go office for you to retrieve. There are no extra fees associated with either aspect of this service – the cost for 2Go to deliver or hold your passport is included in the visa application fee.

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08Jan2013

US Visa in the Philippines: Getting a Text Message from 2GO

Once the US Embassy in Manila approved you for US Visa, you have the two options on how you can receive it. You have the option for Home Delivery or Pick Up.

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