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Here you will find up-to-date information from our latest blog posts about immigration, including tips to help you complete your immigration journey.

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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19May2021

How to Set Up a Courthouse Wedding

Find out what you need to legally marry your partner in a courthouse wedding If you want to get married, but don’t want to deal with the astronomical cost and hassle of coordinating a traditional wedding, a courthouse wedding is a great option. Also called a civil wedding or civil ceremony, a courthouse wedding still […]

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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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04Apr2021

How to Establish Credit As a Newcomer to the United States

How immigrants can secure their first bank account, debit card, and credit card in the U.S. Keen to get started on building your financial footprint? Then follow our helpful guide to find out everything you need to know about your U.S. credit score and how to secure your first bank account, debit card, and credit […]

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29Mar2021

8 Common Tax Questions When Applying for a Marriage Green Card

Filing taxes can be a confusing and time-consuming process, particularly when you plan to apply for a marriage-based green card. We asked independent immigration attorneys in the Boundless network to weigh in on some of the most frequently asked questions about filing taxes when applying for a marriage green card. Make progress today 1. How […]

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29Mar2021

What is the FICA Tax Refund?

Here’s a rundown of the FICA Tax Refund and if you qualify for one The FICA tax is a way of life for working American citizens, but many immigrants may be surprised to learn that they don’t need to pay the tax depending on their immigration status. If they are exempt, they qualify for what […]

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18Mar2021

What if my spouse or I didn’t file taxes?

If the sponsoring spouse (or joint sponsor, if any) did not file taxes in the previous year, they will need to include an exemption letter explaining why no taxes were filed. The spouse seeking a green card, either from within or outside the United States, does not need to include an exemption letter if no […]

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17Mar2021

If I get an RFE, how long do I have to respond?

If I get an RFE, how long do I have to respond? The deadline for a Request for Evidence (RFE) generally appears at the bottom of the RFE document, informing the applicant how long they have to gather the missing evidence and submit the documents to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). In the unlikely […]

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11Mar2021

What Tax Documents Do I Need For a Marriage Green Card Application?

Learn about the tax requirements when applying for a marriage green card The U.S. government wants to see evidence that the spouse seeking a marriage-based green card will be financially secure once in the United States, and isn’t likely to rely on public benefits in the future. It can be confusing trying to figure out […]

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