Immigration Blog

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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VISANOW and General Catalyst Announce Partnership

By |November 12th, 2014|

We have some extremely exciting news to share with all of you!

VISANOW is proud to announce its partnership with venture capital firm General Catalyst.

“We have spent the last 15 years building VISANOW into the leading provider of online immigration services. General Catalyst is an ideal partner because they share our vision and have the experience […]

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What is the Difference Between a Passport and a Visa?

By |November 11th, 2014|

Traveling soon and need to know the difference between a passport and a visa? Before traveling, be sure you know the different between a passport and a visa because you may need both.
What is a Passport?
A passport is issued to a country’s citizens for international travel and identification. It is used for identification purposes and […]

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DACA Renewal

By |November 3rd, 2014|

If you were approved for deferred action, it may be time to apply for DACA renewal.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an initiative that was announced by President Obama in June 2012. It offers temporary protected status and work authorization to individuals without legal status in the United States. Deferred action status is offered […]

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Prevailing Wage: Green Card Recruitment Video

By |October 30th, 2014|

Prevailing Wage: The 1st step of the Green Card Recruitment Process
Part of the Green Card recruitment process is proving to the USCIS that the candidate that you are petitioning is not only the best person for the job, but that a qualified US worker is not available.

This part of the Green Card or PERM process […]

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The Haitian Family Reunification Program (HFRP)

By |October 29th, 2014|

The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) will soon implement the Haitian Family Reunification Program (HFRP). The HFRP will give certain Haitian relatives of U.S. citizens the option to apply for parole in the United States to be reunited with their families before their immigrant visas become available. The goal of this program is to promote […]

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K-1 Fiance Visa Requirements: What To Do If You Have Not Met in Person

By |October 27th, 2014|

One of the the K-1 fiance visa requirements is that the U.S. citizen and foreign national fiance meet in person within two years of filing their petition.

While there are two exceptions to the two-year meeting requirement (discussed below), the two year meeting requirement is applicable to most persons.

Every day, VISANOW’s immigration specialists speak with individuals interested […]

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