Archive for the ‘Immigration Tips’ Category

18Jun2021

Top 10 Hard-to-Find Immigration Documents and How to Get Them

Where to find key certificates and records for your green card application In this guide, we’ll show you where to get official copies of the 10 most common documents required for a marriage-based green card and — or other documents that can serve as substitutes. We’ll also outline your options when even duplicates aren’t available. […]

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18Jun2021

How to Get a Copy of Your Lost I-94 Travel Record

Proving lawful entry and status in the United States If you’re applying for a family-based or marriage-based green card from within the United States, you must prove that you are eligible for one. To do this, your travel documents must show that you entered the country lawfully and have maintained lawful status — meaning you’ve […]

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18Jun2021

How to Use the Reciprocity Schedule for Non-U.S. Documents

Step-by-step instructions (with images) for accessing the State Department’s Reciprocity Schedule — plus helpful tips What is the Reciprocity Schedule? The Reciprocity Schedule — maintained by the U.S. Department of State — provides specific guidance for obtaining supporting (civil) documents for green card applications. It shows the availability of a document, where and how much […]

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18Jun2021

Checklist of Hard-To-Find Marriage Green Card Documents to Start Gathering Now

Get a head start on gathering these required documents when applying for a marriage green card Why Do You Need to Start Gathering These Documents Now? When applying for a marriage green card, you will be required to include numerous supporting documents with your application. Some of these documents take time to gather, which is […]

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18Jun2021

8 Best Dating Apps and Websites for Immigrants

From local singles to international partners, these dating apps and websites make it easy to find your perfect match Dating in the digital age looks different for everyone. Maybe you’re an immigrant who wants to meet someone with the same background. Maybe you’re a U.S. citizen who’s interested in meeting someone who lives abroad. With […]

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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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17Jun2021

The Employment Verification Letter, Explained

How to request proof of employment for visa or green card applications What is an Employment Verification Letter? An employment verification letter (EVL) is generally requested by an organization, such as a bank or landlord, to verify your current (or previous) job status and other details about your employment. The letter can also serve as […]

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15Jun2021

Applying for a U.S. Driver’s License as an Immigrant

Learn more about the process of how immigrants can get their U.S. driver’s license. America is very much an auto-driven country (no pun intended). While some major cities also utilize subways, buses, streetcars and railroads, the vast majority of Americans get around driving a car along the thousands of miles of roadways and highways. And […]

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21May2021

What Is a Remittance? A Guide to Transferring Money Abroad

A remittance is a sum of money sent from one person to another, typically overseas The following question will sound familiar to many people who live and work outside of their home countries: “How do I send money back home to my loved ones?" For example, you might be working in the United States and […]

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19Apr2021

The Visa Waiver Program, Explained

Navigating the Visa Waiver Program for entering the United States What is the Visa Waiver Program The Visa Waiver Program allows citizens of 38 countries to enter the United States without a visa and stay for up to 90 days. Travelers can apply for travel authorization and enroll in the Electronic System for Travel Authorization […]

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