What You Need to Know About Applying for a Visitor Visa Extension

By |December 23rd, 2014|

At some point during their stay, some visitors to the U.S. decide they want to stay longer than what was allotted for on their original I-94 arrival-departure document. If you are a visiting the U.S. and want to stay longer, then you will need to apply for a visitor visa extension. Here’s what you should […]

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Arizona DACA Recipients are Finally Eligible for Licenses

By |December 19th, 2014|

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Since August of 2012, DACA recipients in Arizona have been barred from receiving driver’s licenses. This measure has been interpreted as unconstitutional and counterintuitive (since DACA recipients are able to work, but not drive legally) by immigration activist groups such as the Arizona Dream Act Coalition. ADAC filed a lawsuit against Jan Brewer, the […]

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Green Card Cost and Fees

By |December 16th, 2014|

Bringing a loved one to the U.S. to get a Green Card can seem like a confusing process. The Green Card process requires that many different forms and documents be submitted and various government fees will need to be paid. It is important to know the cost of applying for a Green Card from start […]

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The January 2015 Visa Bulletin Has Been Released

By |December 10th, 2014|

The State Department has released the Visa Bulletin for January 2015.

Here are the priority dates for family-based visas.

 

The categories for Green Card petitions are as follows:

F1: The unmarried sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
F2A: Spouses and Children of LPRs.
F2B: Unmarried Adult Children of LPRs.
F3: Married sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
F4: Brothers and sisters of adult U.S. […]

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How to Get a Spouse Visa from Outside the U.S.

By |December 9th, 2014|

If you have a spouse residing outside of the United States and would like that spouse to relocate to the U.S. permanently, you can apply for a U.S. spouse visa. Once your spouse enters the U.S. on his/her spouse visa, he/she will be a lawful permanent resident and receive a Green Card in the mail.

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Four K-1 Fiance Visa Interview Questions to Expect

By |December 2nd, 2014|

Part of the fiance visa process is to attend an interview at either a US Embassy or consulate. The purpose of the interview is to both verify the legitimacy of the relationship and that you truly intend to marry your fiance(e) 90 days after your entry to the US.

Here are four K-1 Fiance visa interview questions […]

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Green Card Renewal: What you need to know about Green Card Renewal

By |November 25th, 2014|

There are a variety of reasons to renew/replace your Green Card. It is important to have a valid Green Card for identification purposes and for working or traveling.

Reasons to renew your Green Card:

– Your Green Card was lost, stolen, or destroyed.

– Your name has been legally changed since the time your Green Card was issued.

– […]

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The December 2014 Visa Bulletin Has Been Released

By |November 20th, 2014|

 

Here is the Visa Bulletin for December 2014

The U.S. Department of State organizes Green Card petitions into categories based on the sponsor’s legal status.

The categories for Green Card petitions are as follows:

F1: The unmarried sons and daughters of U.S. citizens.
F2: The spouses and children of Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs or green card holders).
F2A: Spouses and Children of […]

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Introducing the Visa Finder Tool: Making the First Step of the Immigration Process Easier

By |November 18th, 2014|

We know that trying to navigate the U.S. immigration process can very complicated. Between the various visa options and specific requirements for each type, even deciding which visa is best for you can be overwhelming. We wanted to make it easier for anybody to get started with the immigration process – which is why we developed Visa […]

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How to get a U.S. Passport: What You Need to Know about Applying for a U.S. Passport

By |November 17th, 2014|

If you are a U.S. citizen traveling internationally for the first time, you must first apply for a U.S. passport. Here are some quick facts you should know about how to get a U.S. passport.

What is a U.S. passport?

A U.S. passport is an official document issued by the United States government, verifying an individual’s identity […]

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