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Keeping in view the COVID-19 pandemic and disruptive lockdown orders affecting DMV operations, the agency has decided to extend the original enforcement deadline for Real ID until October of 2021. This is by almost a year, which was previously set for Oct. 1, 2020. This would provide additional time to all involved parties to get […]

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has many different forms and numbers, and, quite frankly, it can be confusing and often intimidating. Don’t worry, though. The USCIS just uses this numbering system to identify its various documents. The USCIS uses different types of Form I-797 to communicate with applicants. One most people know […]

Form SS-5 is among the many forms offered by the Social Security Administration. But not everybody will be filing it. In this article, we’ll explain who needs to file Form SS-5 and the steps involved.  What Is an SS-5 Form? SS-5 is the form provided by the Social Security Administration for issuing a Social Security […]

Millions of people apply for green cards year after year, even if the process is a very long one. Back in 2017, over 22.4 million people applied to the U.S. visa program responsible for providing lawful permanent residence. But because it’s such a complex and lengthy process, many choose to seek a National Interest Waiver […]

Form I-360 is a complex document, mainly because it is filed by so many groups of people. Thus, the options can be overwhelming. In this article, we’ll cover everything about Form I-360 — who should file it, how to file it, and the documents required. What Is Form I-360? While Form I-130 is used to […]

When applying for a United States visa, one of the frustrating things one has to deal with is waiting. Besides investing time in filling out proper forms, and supplementing them with relevant documents, one has to set aside time simply for waiting to get his/her visa processed. But how long exactly is this wait time? […]

USCIS is the office that deals with most immigrant requests, so the majority of the immigrants in the United States have to deal with them. On a daily basis, USCIS has to adjudicate around 30,000 immigration benefits requests, as well as 3,000 applications for sponsoring future spouses and relatives. In some of these cases, though, […]

You’ve eagerly submitted all your documents to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). You’re waiting in anticipation for a response, and then one day, you see your case status has changed to “Case is Ready to be Scheduled for Interview”.  What does it mean if your case is ready to be scheduled for […]

The Board of Immigration Appeals is an appellate body that many immigrants need for particular issues. It is found within the Executive Office for Immigration Review of the U.S. Department of Justice, and it is the highest such body when it comes to laws for immigration. If you’re someone at risk of being deported, then […]

If you’re applying for an employment-based visa, you’ve probably heard of the Form I-140. And, since you’re excited to start your new adventure in the U.S., there’s a good chance you are wondering how long the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is going to take to process your I-140.  Instead of wondering about […]