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Applying to replace or renew your Green Card can be a tricky (and sometimes frustrating) situation to be in. Especially if you need to provide information that you have no idea where to start looking for, or you don’t understand what they actually want. These can...

Finding a scholarship that fits your purposes is certainly not easy to do. It is particularly difficult to achieve if you are an immigrant student – one that does not have the same benefits as a resident or citizen has. There is research to be...

The American healthcare system is notoriously complex and difficult to deal with even for American citizens. Getting healthcare as a visa holder can be even more challenging, and immigrants seeking healthcare in the US are often overwhelmed. This article is a detailed guide for J1 visa...

One of the most common forms of immigration fraud is the “green card” marriage when people briefly marry U.S. citizens or permanent residents to get a green card. The USCIS developed conditional permanent resident status as a response to this. Conditional status is placed on...

The cost of living in the United States is high and odd jobs are quite a help to deal with economic hardship. This leads students on F1 visas to look for a part-time job and supplemental income. If you are a foreign student studying in...

There is a big difference between being employed and being your own employer. When you are an independent contractor, the taxes you pay are a little different – and can be overwhelming if you don’t know exactly what you are getting yourself into. This article...

EAD has been in the news quite a lot lately. The U.S. has strict laws governing the right of visa holders to work in the U.S. and under the Trump administration, it has become even stricter. In order to be able to work in the...

It isn’t unusual for U.S. citizens to fall in love and marry foreigners. We know marrying a foreigner has certain practical implications such as getting visas and permits in order. The good news is all the administrative processes that go into getting and renewing visas...

Navigating the legal system as an immigrant can be time-consuming and frustrating. You always have more questions than answers and it'll be frustrating. This is especially true for international students when comes to their OPT extension and RFE. If you have questions about OPT extension RFE,...