The Department of Homeland Security has announced new application fees that will take effect on October 2, 2020. This new announcement will increase the [...]
Who are derivative beneficiaries? When can my spouse and children apply for green cards as derivative beneficiaries? What if I get married after the I-130 petition is approved?
Let’s analyze the following scenario: your parent is a U.S. citizen, you are older than 21, and your U.S. citizen parent wants to sponsor [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Starting on November 3, 2019, immigrant visa applicants at U.S. Consulates abroad must prove either that they will acquire approved health insurance within thirty [...]
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 the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Policy and How Does It Help Relatives of Filipino Veteran Soldiers?
What is the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Policy (FWVP Policy)? The FWVP Policy is a discretionary grant by the United States Citizenship [...]
For most who apply for a green card on behalf of their spouse, the marriage interview is not really something to worry about. While [...]