Immigrants

Statutory Numbers for Preference Immigrant Visas This bulletin summarizes immigrant visa availability in January 2024 for “Final Action Dates” and “Filing Dates” indicating when applicants should submit documents to the National Visa Center. It will help you understand the la…

At a Glance: Moving to a new country is a significant decision. Consider job opportunities, quality of life, and immigrant support services. Top countries for immigrants include Canada, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, Spain, Japan, Singapore, and the United States. Plan careful…

At a Glance Explore the best 10 cities for immigrants in the USA: New York City, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, San Diego, and Philadelphia. These cities provide opportunities, diverse communities, and strong immigrant support, excelling in job prospect…

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At a Glance: Our picks for the best immigration lawyers in New York include: Law Offices of Rachel Einbund, Malik Law Firm, Xu Law Group, Bardazzi Law, Pendev Law, Khalique Law, Visa Juvenil by Monteza Law Firm, C.T. Lee & Associates, Zohar Law, and The Law Offices of Michael Z.

At a Glance DHS authorization links a non-citizen’s work eligibility to their Social Security card acquisition. For a non-citizen to apply, proof of DHS approval is required, often via an Employment Authorization Document. Employers must verify work eligibility, typically through Form I-9, and…

At a Glance Green Cards grant U.S. permanent residency through various pathways. Common routes include family sponsorship (e.g., spouses, children, or parents of U.S. citizens) and employment (e.g., immigrant workers, physicians, investors). Special immigrants include religious workers and Afghan/Ir…

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At a Glance For DACA renewal, review the expiration on your Form I-797 and EAD, and apply 120-150 days before expiration to prevent lapses. To renew in 2023, set up a USCIS online account, gather and fill out Forms I-821D, I-765, and I-765WS, then submit online and pay the associated

At a Glance: DACA has had a transformative impact across various aspects. In terms of education, it increased access to higher education for undocumented students, removing financial barriers and boosting graduation rates. Economically, DACA opened doors to employment opportunities, higher wages, an…

At a Glance: Immigration and Emigration: Immigration involves individuals or groups moving to a new country for a better life, while emigration entails leaving their home country for better opportunities elsewhere. Immigration brings positive impacts to the receiving country, while emigration can ca…

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At a Glance Renewing DACA in 2023 involves nine steps. Steps include gathering necessary documents, accessing the USCIS online application, and filling and submitting Forms I-821D and I-765. Additional steps include submitting supporting documents, paying the $495 fee, and tracking your case. Eligib…

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