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During the times when COVID-19 is wreaking havoc into the United States, sending green card holders into uncertain lands, one more piece of news has appeared around the horizon. Senators are now asking President Donald to suspend any new H1B visas for people that are outside the United States for the next 60 days. Senators […]

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 […]

The coronavirus has given the global economy a colossal hit, and most countries are struggling to keep their economies afloat. The global economy has seen a staggering 4% contraction while at least 33 million people have filed for unemployment in the U.S. alone. This global crisis spares no one, and the loss of jobs is […]

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 […]

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has many different forms and numbers, and, quite frankly, it can be confusing and often intimidating. Don’t worry, though. The USCIS just uses this numbering system to identify its various documents. The USCIS uses different types of Form I-797 to communicate with applicants. One most people know […]

Now and again, people expecting their H1B visa might come across a notification saying that their case was transferred and that another office now has jurisdiction. This notification, particularly since it is so out of the blue, might cause anyone’s heart to skip a beat, thinking that something is wrong. The only way to prevent […]

If you want to become a U.S. resident, you need an immigration visa. To do that, you need to go through a whole process, which involves submitting some applications. What application is required for this, though? Update: Form DS-260 If you want to enter the United States as an immigrant, then you need to submit […]

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 […]