Archive for the ‘Immigration Lawyers’ Category

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28Jun2021

Immigration FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about green cards and the U.S. immigration system Green Card and Immigration Basics What is a green card? A “green card,” issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), provides proof of lawful permanent resident status, with authorization to live and work anywhere in the United States. Most green cards […]

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28Jun2021

Common Immigration and Naturalization Forms and Fees

Learn which USCIS immigration forms you need for your green card or U.S. citizenship application and how much they cost to file IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Trump administration on Nov. 8, 2019 proposed increasing the cost of applying for citizenship and a marriage-based green card. Under the new proposal, application fees for naturalization would increase by […]

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25Jun2021

The K-1 Visa, Explained

Information about wait times, costs, and requirements for a fiancé(e) visa What Is a K-1 Visa? A K-1 visa — also called a fiancé visa — allows the engaged partner of a U.S. citizen to enter the United States, as long as the couple gets married no more than 90 days later. The newly married […]

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25Jun2021

Immigration Glossary

Definitions and correct spellings for common immigration terms A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Glossary A ADJUDICATE To make a decision or determination, usually related to a legal issue or dispute. When an immigration case […]

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24Jun2021

How Do I Get a Copy of My Divorce Decree?

Where to get a replacement or substitute of your lost divorce papers If you’ve ever been married before and seek a green card based on your current marriage, you’ll need to provide to the U.S. government a divorce decree (also known as a "divorce certificate"), a certificate of annulment, or a death certificate for each […]

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24Jun2021

How to Get a Copy of Your Marriage Certificate

Providing a new certificate of marriage or alternative in your green card application Early in the marriage-based green card process, every couple must provide evidence of a valid marriage to the U.S. government. That evidence includes a photocopy of your marriage certificate — also known as a marriage contract or marriage license. You’re one step […]

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22Jun2021

Preventing a Request for Evidence (RFE)

How to avoid—and manage—this common challenge in the green card process Overview of the USCIS Request for Evidence Process If you thought you were done with the marriage green card application, receiving a Request for Evidence (or “RFE”) from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can be frustrating and even scary. But don’t panic! An […]

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17Jun2021

Translating Your Immigration Documents into English

How to get a certified translation of a foreign-language document How do you get a certified translation of a document that is not in English? As part of the green card process, you’ll need to submit documented evidence supporting your application. If any supporting document is not written in English, you must provide a certified […]

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07Apr2021

Ask An Immigration Attorney: What happens if something comes up in my medical exam and I need to reschedule my interview?

What happens if something comes up in my medical exam and I need to reschedule my interview? The National Visa Center (NVC) will generally terminate a case if they receive no contact from the applicant or petitioner for one year. It is possible for applicants to reschedule their immigrant visa interview appointments through the U.S. […]

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02Dec2014

3 Lawyer’s Concerns About RapidVisa Debunked

There are a few different paths to get your family based immigration needs met. In fact, we made an infographic about just this comparison decision. One choice that people often unnecessarily opt for is hiring an ‘immigration attorney’. Attorneys are great, and have a very important role in society.

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