USCIS announced on March 27 that it is adopting measures to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFE) or [...]
What are the U.S. visa fees? What is a visa reciprocity fee? Is the reciprocity fee already included in the visa fee?
If you want to come to the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa, you will have to apply for a U.S. visa at a Consulate [...]
O-1 visa is a great visa for individuals who possess extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a [...]
U.S. Statement Department have announced that they have chosen the winners of the FY 2021 Diversity Visa Lottery. Although the announcement of the winners [...]
USCIS announced today that H-1B cap-subject petitions for fiscal year 2021 can now be filed. USCIS has already notified all selected applications of their [...]
Coronavirus Update: USCIS to Reuse Previously Submitted Biometrics to Process Work Permit Applications
USCIS has announced that they will reuse previously submitted biometrics in order to process valid work permit application extension requests due to the closure [...]
Coronavirus Update: USCIS Announces Flexibility for Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny
USCIS has announced today that it is adopting measures to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFE) or notices [...]
My child is a U.S. citizen. Can he/she sponsor me for a green card? Can I put my non-U.S. citizen child as a derivative beneficiary on the I-130 petition?
If your child is a U.S. citizen and is 21 or older, he/she can sponsor you for a green card under the immediate relative [...]
DHS has extended the public comment period for the proposed fee changes to December 30. This extension gives stakeholders more time to weigh in [...]
The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a fee schedule that would increase the filing fees for most applications. The proposal also seeks to [...]
Starting from noon EST on October 2, 2019, the State Department will begin accepting online registration for Fiscal Year 2020 Diversity Visa lottery here. Foreign [...]
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) petition and application fees will increase on June 24, [...]
What happens if the Petitioner of an I-130 petition dies before beneficiary gets a green card? Can a beneficiary still get a green card if a Relative dies?
If you are a U.S. citizen or a green card holder, you can file form I-130 and sponsor certain family relatives for a green [...]
What is Administrative Processing? What Does Administrative Processing Mean? How long can I Stay in Administrative Processing? Why was I placed in Administrative Processing?
When you apply for a visa (For example, E-2, B-1, H1-B, O-1) at a Consulate, there are several possible outcomes. The visa can be [...]
What Should I Know Before Applying for a Visa in Mexico? What Are Some Special Considerations for Applying for an E-2 Treaty Investor Visa in Mexico?
An E-2 investor visa is an excellent option for people who seek to start and develop a business in the U.S. This classification permits [...]
What Is a Congressional Inquiry? Can I Ask My Member of Congress to Submit a Congressional Inquiry about My Immigration Application?
Foreign nationals applying for a green card or another immigration benefit often seek help from their Members of Congress (MOCs) in the U.S. Senate [...]
For some U.S. citizens, the wait after submitting an immigration applicant can be decades long, add another few years of holding permanent residence status [...]
Applying for U.S. citizenship: What are the requirements to apply? What are the benefits of applying? When Can I Apply for Citizenship?
What are the requirements to apply? There are several requirements that green card holders must meet in order to apply to become U.S. citizens. [...]
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is creating a new internal division to more rigorously police its own caseworkers. The division, called [...]