Let’s analyze the following scenario: You are currently in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (e.g. F-1 visa) and you are planning to file [...]
What is I-944 form? What evidence do I have to submit with the I-944 form? When do I have to submit the I-944 form?
The I-944 form is used by a green card applicant to demonstrate that he/she is not inadmissible based on the public charge ground of [...]
What is a transfer of underlying basis request? What factors does USCIS consider when adjudicating the transfer requests for Green Cards?
Let’s analyze the following scenario: Your employer filed an employment based petition (I-140) and you filed an Adjustment of Status application based on the [...]
If your green card application is pending and you need to travel outside the U.S., you have to have an Advance Parole card. There [...]
Can I change My Adjustment of Status Application from an Employment-Based Petition (I-140) into a Family-Based Petition (I-130)? What Are the Eligibility Requirements?
Interfiling is an administrative procedure described in the USCIS Policy Manual. It is possible for an applicant whose application is based on a particular [...]
U.S. Statement Department have announced that they have chosen the winners of the FY 2020 Diversity Visa Lottery. The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes [...]
I was selected in a Diversity Visa Lottery. How do I qualify for the Diversity Lottery Green Card? What documents do I need to submit for the Diversity Lottery?
If you receive notification from the Electronic Diversity Visa Website that you have been selected in the Diversity Visa Program, you must complete numerous [...]
What is the Process for a Green Card if I Marry a U.S. Citizen? How do I get a Green Card through Marriage? What are the ways to get a Green Card?
There are three common ways to get a green card through marriage to a U.S. Citizen. This post summarizes the three different options. Obtaining [...]
In plain language, the phrases ‘change of status’ and ‘adjustment of status’ may sound like they are describing the same process. However, in immigration [...]
Originally reported on July 10, 2018, USCIS issued a policy memorandum which stated that USCIS will issue Notice to Appear (NTA) to any foreign [...]
I Am in TN Status, Can I Apply for Adjustment of Status in the United States? What is the Doctrine of Dual Intent? What Is the Likelihood that the TN Extension of Status Would Be Approved Given the Pending I-485? What Are Some Practical Implications of Filing a Green Card Application While in TN Status?
TN status exists under the North American Free Trade Agreement, which was signed by the United States on December 8, 1993. For more information [...]
Are There Green Card Options When I have Overstayed My Visa? What is the 245i Waiver and How can it Help Me?
What is 245i? Can it help me get a green card? INA §245(i) is a provision in the Immigration and Nationality Act of the [...]
¿Cómo Puedo Ayudar a Mis Familiares a Obtener una Green Card? Patrocinando a un Familiar Como Portador de Green Card
Yo tengo tengo mi Green Card, ¿puedo patrocinar a mis familiares para Green Cards? Si, como portador de green card y un residente permanente [...]
Planning to Apply for Permanent Residency? Learn about the New Procedures in Determining Visa Availability and how it affects you
Are you seeking to adjust your status and become a permanent resident (green card) based on a family or employment-based petition? The Visa Bulletin [...]
People visit the United States for many different reasons, such as tourism, starting a business venture or visiting family members and friends. While you [...]
Adjustment of Status to Green Card The Three Steps to Obtain An Employment Based Green Card (EB-2, EB-3)
There are three main steps to obtain an employment-based green card: PERM Labor Certification (Assessment of whether or not there are qualified U.S. workers) [...]