Whether you’re an aspiring international fashion designer, attending a business summit overseas, or a company sending an employee overseas for a work project, knowing which visa is needed can be hard to figure out. Two common visas for doing business outside of the country are the global business visa and the global work permit, determining […]
If your spouse is currently inside the U.S., you may be considering sponsoring your spouse for a Green Card. Applying for a U.S. Green Card for a spouse from inside the U.S. is a complicated process. There are lots of forms and documents that need to be filed. Here is what you need to know:
If you are a foreign national working or planning to work in the United States, you may be eligible to apply for or be sponsored by your employer for an employment-based Green Card. Per year, a maximum of 140,000 immigrants are granted employed-based Green Cards. Employment-based Green Cards are divided into five Green Card categories, […]
A primary purpose of the marriage based Green Card interview is to determine the legitimacy of your marriage. You will be asked a series of questions. Prior to interview, please review the information you submitted; the immigration officer may base a few questions from that information.
Here are five questions to expect at your interview for […]
If you are sponsoring a Green Card or fiancé visa, there are income requirements you must meet for the affidavit of support. To determine if your income qualifies, refer to the federal poverty guideline chart.
If you do not meet the income requirements for the affidavit of support, you may be able to use assets to […]
The February 2015 Visa Bulletin continues the advancement trend that we saw both in December and January.
As a reminder, 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 […]
As you start the fiance visa process, you might be wondering how long does it take to get a fiance visa.
Generally, it takes 6 to 12 months to complete the two necessary steps to get a fiance visa.
Step 1: Filing the K-1 Fiance Visa Form with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
First, you will need […]
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 […]
Some applicants for the B-2 Visitor visa seek entry into the U.S. for medical treatment.
If you are looking to come to the U.S. for medical treatment, here are some things that you will need to know before you file your application.
Ties to your country
The most important aspect in any B-2 application is being able to […]
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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 […]