09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

Have you received an email claiming that you won the green card lottery and asking you to wire money? Be careful! This is a scam. Here are some common things to look for so you don't fall victim to a scam this green card lottery season.

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09Dec
By: Julia On: December 9, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 1

It can be scary to lose a green card since it is evidence of your status as a lawful permanent resident, as well as your authorization to live and work in the US permanently. However, there is a specific procedure to obtain a replacement green card that depends on where...

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 44

Divorce is complicated enough — but it becomes even more complicated when the end of your marriage could affect your immigration status. If you are getting a green card through your spouse but you divorce before you become a permanent resident, will immigration officials void your application?

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

To be eligible for employment while a green card is pending, you need an employment authorization document. What requirements do you need to meet to obtain an employment authorization document?

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

Once you are in the United States and you file an application for a green card, it's not advisable to leave the country — unless you have an advance parole document. The advance parole document lets you make short international trips while your USCIS petitions are pending.

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 1

Once you have a US green card, it can be continually renewed — becoming a US citizen is never required. However, becoming a US citizen can offer lawful permanent residents many advantages. Check out these 10 reasons why it may be the right choice for you!

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 5

If you're going through the green card or naturalization process, US Citizenship and Immigration Services will require you to attend a biometrics appointment. But what are biometrics, and why does USCIS need them? How do you get ready for a biometrics appointment?

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

If your green card is set to expire, don't worry — US Citizenship and Immigration Services now allows US permanent residents to renew their green cards online! There are several benefits to filing online, and the process is fairly simple — if you qualify for it.

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 23

US Citizenship and Immigration Services has regulations governing how long green card holders can travel outside the US — and these rules have become stricter. What are the penalties for spending too much time outside of the US?

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08Dec
By: Katherine On: December 8, 2016 In: Immigration, Legal Translation Comments: 0

Having a job isn't the only requirement for receiving an employment-based green card. USCIS also requires the translation of personal documents. USCIS requires English copies of documents before processing an application can begin.

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