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29Jul2021

Translation of Non-English Documents for Immigration Purposes

Learn how to obtain certified English translations for your green card application. This article was provided by RushTranslate, a company that helps individuals and businesses with translation services. When applying for your green card, you will need to include various supporting documents with your application. If those documents are in a language other than English, […]

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07Jul2021

Canada and US Start Loosening Border Travel Restrictions

Plans to fully reopen in coming weeks Pandemic travel restrictions between the United States and Canada will start to loosen, with plans to fully reopen in coming weeks, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday during a news conference. Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can return to Canada […]

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02Jul2021

Form I-130, Explained

Information about processing times, cost, and requirements for the "Petition for Alien Relative" What is USCIS Form I-130? Form I-130 (officially called the “Petition for Alien Relative”) establishes that a valid family relationship exists between a U.S. citizen or green card holder and a person seeking a green card. This form is often simply referred […]

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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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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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30Sep2020

Federal Judge Blocks USCIS Fee Increase

A federal judge granted a motion to temporarily block the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) new fee rule that was originally scheduled to go into effect on October 2, 2020.

The published new fee rule has an average 20% increase over 72 immigration benefit applications. USCIS filing fee for Naturalization would increase 83%, from $640 to $1,170.

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15Nov2019

What is Advance Parole & How Do I Apply?

Advance Parole, otherwise known as a Travel Document or Travel Permit, is a document that permits an alien who is awaiting lawful permanent resident status to travel abroad and return to the United States without another visa. Such persons include those who have applied for adjustment of status but haven’t received their green card yet.

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29Oct2019

New Public Charge Rule Thrown Out… For Now…

On October 11, just days before the new public charge rule was about to go into effect, federal judges in New York, California and Washington State issued injunctions temporarily blocking the rule. The rule, which we reported on in our last live stream, would have imposed stricter income guidelines, such as a “safe zone” for […]

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20Sep2019

Case Returned to USCIS – What Now?

"My CR1 visa was sent back to the USCIS on February 26th, no feedback yet. What can be the issue? Everything was legitimate, my husband is a citizen and we've been married since December 2016." Make progress today Unfortunately, we're hearing this all too often from many of our applicants and more so probably in […]

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09Aug2019

Old I-693 Medical Exam Forms Soon to be Rejected

The USCIS has updated to a new version of form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record. However, up until the time of this post, they are still accepting the old version of the form. Starting September 23, 2019, the USCIS will only accept the 07/15/19 edition. Until then, you can use the old version of the I-693 which is the 10/19/17 edition.

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