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At this moment, COVID-19 is still a thing. Even though it’s been months since the virus started spreading, its effects are far from being gone. In fact, millions of people have been left with no jobs in the United States, including actual Americans and immigrants. If you’re part of the second category, you may be […]

Many requirements apply to an application for naturalization. Many of them relate to the condition to be present in the U.S. for a specified amount of time. This is where the 4 year 1 day rule comes in.  What is the 4 year 1 day rule, and does it apply to you? What are other […]

Divorce is not uncommon in today’s society. Almost 50% of marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. As if the trauma of a divorce isn’t enough, getting a divorce (or even being separated) could severely impact your green card process and immigration attempts to the U.S. Have you considered the fact that your divorce could […]

A bill has been introduced recently by a bipartisan group of senators, one that could have some amazing benefits for nurses and doctors. Since there are so many exceptional doctors from different countries, it’s essential to have ways of offering them multiple benefits, particularly if they want to come to the United States. So, what […]

Green cards handed out to non-Americans last somewhere between 2 and 10 years, after which you are required to either apply for a renewal or leave. But there are instances which can shatter your chances of renewing a green card even if you meet all other criteria. Think of it like being put on a […]

The green card process in America is complex, to say the least. To make things worse, non-immigrant workers often get shackled with certain guidelines that they must meet. AC21 brought simplicity into the complex world of the United States green card quota system. In this article, we’ll explain what AC21 is and what it means […]

There have been many changes, suspensions, and extensions at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The USCIS has had to close its physical offices to implement social distancing, and, as a result, the USCIS now has quite a hefty backlog in its processing. The extensions and delays aren’t […]

On the 18th of March, USCIS closed all of its offices from person-to-person contact in an attempt to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus. This suspension of these services involved the complete canceling of applicant interviews that were scheduled previously. That being said, unofficially, there has been word that USCIS has begun waiving face-to-face […]

COVID-19 or the current coronavirus pandemic has affected almost all activities and processes around the world. Nothing seems to be immune to it. In the United States, many states have restricted travel and immigration. USCIS has limited its operations and most of the processing work is put on hold. The latest addition to the list […]

General elections are coming up on November 3, 2020. Many permanent residents have dreamed of being able to vote as citizens in the country they’ve made their home. Unfortunately, as with many other things, COVID-19 has disrupted this dream with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) suspending oath ceremonies and naturalization interviews. Thousands […]