07Dec
By: Katherine On: December 7, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

Immigrants who have been granted conditional permanent residence must remove the conditions before their two-year green card expires. Why is this necessary, and what is the process to remove the conditions?

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07Dec
By: Katherine On: December 7, 2016 In: Immigration, Legal Translation Comments: 0

When you file for adjustment of status with USCIS, you often must submit copies of personal documents, like birth or marriage certificates. But what if the certificates aren't in English? What are the translation requirements?

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07Dec
By: Katherine On: December 7, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

K-1 visas are dual intent visas allowing foreign nationals to marry their US citizen petitioner. This sounds like a straightforward process, but there are several controversial issues associated with K-1 visas. What are they, and how does USCIS prevent potential scams?

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06Dec
By: Katherine On: December 6, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

At naturalization ceremonies, groups of immigrants officially become US citizens. Becoming a naturalized US citizen requires knowledge, patience and support — not to mention thousands of dollars in fees and complete dedication to the history and culture of the United States. So what better day to take this final step...

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05Dec
By: Katherine On: December 5, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

H-1B visas are a dream for many foreign workers who hope to someday be employed in the United States. But the process of getting an H-1B visa can be confusing, especially for international students. There are many steps involved.

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05Dec
By: Katherine On: December 5, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

Some might say that filing for bankruptcy has become a somewhat commonplace activity in the United States. But can filing for bankruptcy have a negative effect on immigration to the US? While there is no law or regulation that states that filing for bankruptcy disqualifies anyone from immigrating, there are...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

For immigrants thinking about serving in the US military, the military citizenship path seems hard to pass up. Becoming a US citizen is a process that takes years and costs thousands of dollars in fees. But United States Citizenship and Immigration Services recognizes the many sacrifices that members of the...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 0

The majority of green cards that people receive are family-based or employment-based. Despite how common it is, getting an employment-based green card is a long and complex process. This brief overview of the process should answer some of the most basic questions about employment-based green cards.

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Immigration Comments: 1

For over 100 years, immigrants classified as public charges have been inadmissible to the United States. Public charges rely on government assistance. But what exactly is the definition of a public charge, and could receiving any benefits hurt an immigrant’s chance of becoming a US citizen?

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30Nov
By: Autumn On: November 30, 2016 In: Immigration, In Court, Legal Topics, Legal Translation Comments: 0

Each year, the US immigration court representatives hear dozens of languages on a regular basis. But which languages are most popular? And what happens when people speak an indigenous language while in that court?

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