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In these uncertain times, you might be wary of buying into the stock market due to a crashing economy and high unemployment in the U.S. Fortunately, the stock market has almost fully recovered from the crash of 2020, and you might want to ride that wave while it’s still going up. So is now a […]

If you are an immigrant visa applicant in the U.S. and have relatives that are citizens of the U.S., the I-601A waiver will interest you. If you are inadmissible in the U.S. for any reason, i.e., are failing to receive a visa or green card. The I-601A waiver will help you see the light at […]

When you wish to become a lawful permanent resident by adjusting your status, you will have to file Form I-485. This applies if you don’t wish to take a trip home for your immigrant visa. But to tie all the documents together, you are going to need the I-485 cover letter. We’ll introduce you to […]

Refugees and asylees in the United States may feel the need to travel outside of the country. For this, they’ll need a passport. But refugees are often not in possession of a passport issued by their home country. In such cases, a refugee travel document becomes essential. If you want to learn more about the […]

Credit cards have become quite a convenient tool for paying bills and making purchases. That being said, even if they are so common nowadays, not everyone knows how exactly they work or what makes them such good tools. How does a credit card work exactly? This article is here to explain all the strong points […]

The COVID-19 pandemic has restricted travel all over the world, with many countries going into lockdown and closing their borders. The United States was no exception and even went a step further than many other countries. In June 2020 the U.S. halted its immigration processes through the infamous H1B visa ban. The original ban was […]

Many people do not care to pay their bills on time. But this can have a significantly adverse impact on your financial health. Therefore, paying your bills on time is the foundation for maintaining stable financial health. The main question, however, is when you should be paying your bills? When is it considered too late, […]

Buying a new house? Got your eyes on a sleek new yacht? When making big purchases, you want to ensure your hard-earned money is protected as it transfers hands. One way of doing this is by using cashier’s checks. Issued by banks and credit unions, cashier’s checks provide certain protections to the payer and payee […]

The January 2021 visa bulletin has arrived, and it brings some exciting news. Petitioners from China and India have reasons to be happy in this new year, and with the benefits brought by the new visa bulletin, it’s not a surprise. So, what news does the January 2021 visa bulletin bring? Learn everything about this […]

It feels like 2020 has been longer than a decade, and many Americans are looking forward to some financial relief with an early tax return. But when can you file your taxes for 2020? Here we discuss the tax deadline for this year, how early you can start filing, and all you need to know […]