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Are you confused by the home country presence requirement under the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act? Not sure how to request for an Advisory Opinion to determine whether the mandate applies to you or not? Well, you are not alone. Many former and current exchange visitors...

When renewing your DACA status, you have to prove you've never left the country to live somewhere else. You have to prove you are a “child of the States,” and that you never intended to make a home for yourself somewhere else other than America. That...

The US is a nation of immigrants, and each immigrant community has its own cultural restaurants, stores, and institutions. New immigrants in the US often seek out these cultural touch-points as they get used to living in the US. Indian grocery stores, for instance, are...

Renewing your DACA might seem like a troublesome task to do by yourself – particularly when you see how lengthy the checklist can get. However, that is only from the first appearance. In reality, most of the time, your DACA can easily be renewed without...

Chinese cuisines have wide-spread global recognition for being simple yet delicious. Even in the USA, ethnic Chinese restaurants dot the landscapes of all major cities as well as the outskirts. However, dining out at restaurants may not always be possible due to the time and...

Traveling abroad is almost always an exciting prospect. Coming to the U.S. for study, research or training related reasons has even more opportunities that you can be excited about. J1 visa holders usually come to the U.S. either to study or to exchange knowledge as...

While many people often use the terms "Permanent Resident" and "Citizen" interchangeably, there is a great deal of difference between these two statuses. If you are wondering about the differences and similarities between the two, then go through this article to get a clear understanding...

Building your credit can be rather difficult. It does not matter if your credit score is low or you simply have no credit history whatsoever—if your credit doesn’t “flatter” you, then you’ll struggle when it comes to accessing new lines of credit. This might be...

It’s common for green card holders in the U.S. to seek a green card for their spouse as well, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) allows this under the family second preference category (2A). Unfortunately, your spouse can’t join you in the U.S....