Archive for the ‘ Adjustment of Status’ Category

16Oct2014
5 Reasons You Need Your Green Card
5 Reasons You Need Your Green Card

If you’ve entered the country on a visa, or on visa waiver, and plan on spending building a life here with your family, you will need to adjust your status from a non-immigrant to an immigrant. When you adjust your status, you’ll receive your permanent residence card, otherwise known as the “green card“. Why is it even important […]

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. http://www.uscis.gov/green-card/green-card-through-family/green-card-through-special-categories-family/k-nonimmigrant If you received a medical examination prior to admission as a K nonimmigrant, […]

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 […]

05Dec2012
Philippine Customers: Order your Birth Certificate Online

A Birth Certificate from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is a vital record that establishes the birth of a child. It is an official form that gives details on the time and place of a person’s birth, and his or her name, sex, mother’s name and (usually) father’s name. The word “birth certificate” can refer […]

27Nov2012
Employment Verification Letter for Affidavit of Support
Employment Verification Letter for Affidavit of Support

Obtaining an employment verification letter from the US citizen sponsor’s current employer is highly recommended when providing evidence and proof of income for your Affidavit of Support. The employment verification letter should be original and printed on company letterhead. The letter should be signed by your supervisor or human resource person and should include a […]

23Nov2012
Affidavit of Support for Spousal Visas and Adjustment of Status (I-864 series forms)

The Affidavit of Support is legally required for the petitioning sponsor for many family-based and some employment based immigrants to show the intending immigrant will have adequate means of support when planning to immigrate to the U.S. The purpose of the process is to prove that the intending immigrant has adequate means of financial support […]

24Feb2012
Tracking your I-765, Application for Employment Authorization
Tracking your I-765, Application for Employment Authorization

No matter where you file your I-765, Application for Employment Authorization (also known as the Work Permit or EAD), all cards are created and mailed from the USCIS card production facility in Kentucky.  In 2011, USCIS initiated the secure mail initiative in partnership with the United States Post Office (USPS). This partnership enables USCIS to […]

11Jan2011
What happens if the sponsor dies before the K-1 or K-3 recipient receives a green card?
What happens if the sponsor dies before the K-1 or K-3 recipient receives a green card?

In the case of a K-1 nonimmigrant who marries the petitioner within 90 days of admission, the K-1 nonimmigrant (and any K-2 children who are otherwise eligible) may obtain adjustment of status without the need for Form I-360 just as they would have been eligible for adjustment without Form I-130, if the petitioner had not […]

06Dec2010
New Income Requirements Calculator

We have added a nifty income requirement calculator to help you determine the income you will need to sponsor your alien relative.  The tool gives you both the non-immigrant requirement for Form I-134 (100% of the poverty level) and the immigrant requirement for Form I-864 (125% of the poverty level). Check it out here.

03Aug2010
Does the Form I-134 or Form I-864, Affidavit of Support need to be notarized?

No. The sponsor just has to sign the form. You should know however, when the sponsor signs an Affidavit of Support form, he/she certifies that the information provided, transcript and/or photocopy of tax documentation is true and correct, under penalty of perjury.

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