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The United States of America has been doing humanity a great service by providing asylum to people from around the world. People from war-ridden and poor countries migrate to the U.S. in search of a better future. The country has established norms to welcome them and provide them with an asylum green card if they […]

DACA is the acronym used for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA holders are commonly referred to as Dreamers. Dreamers are in the U.S. because their parents came to America illegally with the American Dream in mind and brought them along. Without DACA, Dreamers would be deported as they technically have no legal basis to […]

Once you have a J1 visa in hand and some experience in America under your belt, it is extremely tempting to take the next step and become a permanent resident. However, the process of transitioning from a J1 visa to a green card is far from simple, and some will not be eligible for a […]

So you are an immigrant in America and your Optional Practical Training (OPT) is about to expire, what do you do next? The goal of many visa holders on OPT is to transition to a green card, which confers permanent resident status. However, there are costs involved with transitioning from OPT to a green card, […]

Green cards are only valid for 10 years. This means at some stage (if you want to stay in the U.S.) you’ll have to undergo green card renewal. Many people dread this process as it is often quite easily assumed it will be difficult. Contrary to popular belief, however, green card renewal is actually a […]

One of the most important parts of the green card application process is the interview. In the green card interview, applicants must prove the legitimacy of their marriage by providing details and proof of their relationship. These interviews both confirm the eligibility of the applicants and prevent fraudulent green card marriages, so the success of […]

Many immigrants in the U.S. want their parents to join them in their new country and include them in their new life. If you have a green card or you’ve become a U.S. citizen, you can sponsor and apply for a green card for your parents. Just follow the simple steps below and you’ll get […]

Many visa holders want to move from being in the U.S. on a temporary basis to being in the U.S. permanently. To do this, you will have to apply for a green card. If you are wondering how to get a green card, take a look below. We will go through what you need to […]

Immigrants in the United States have multiple pathways to permanent residency status, and one of them is through a “green card marriage.” Spouses of legal residents in the United States are entitled to permanent resident status as well, but obtaining a green card can be costly and time consuming. A green card affords the cardholder […]

Obtaining permanent residency and work authorization in America is a long and winding process for immigrants, but the simplest and most accessible avenue for legal status is the green card. Green cards are obtained through sponsorship from an employer or family member, though, and finding an employer willing to sponsor a green card application can […]