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The Cost To Obtain A U.S. Green Card Could Rise Significantly
If you have wanted to come to the United States and obtain your Green Card, you may have to pay a lot more than you expected. This is because the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) needs the money. The agency is bogged down by a serious backlog of old applications and new… Read More »
What Is The Public Charge Rule In U.S. Immigration?
If you are someone who would like to obtain a United States Green Card, then being able to show that you can support yourself without heavily relying on government assistance is essential. The public charge rule concerning U.S. immigration means that a person who requires a government subsidy for their income or that will… Read More »
6 FAQ About B Visas In The United States
With the exception of the student travel visa, individuals from outside the United States who want to come to the country for temporary travel will use a B visa. There are two types of B visas that are B1 and B2. The difference between the two is what the purpose of travel will be…. Read More »
How To Bring Your Non-Citizen Parent From Another Country To The United States
As people get older and grow from children to independent adults, it is not uncommon to move away from home. And while it may be feasible for some families to live far apart, wanting to keep loved ones close is incredibly important for others. If you are a United States citizen but your parents… Read More »
5 Different Types Of Immediate Relative (IR) Visas
If you are a United States citizen and would like to have one of your immediate relatives come from another country to live with you, you could be wondering what type of visa will apply. It may be possible for your family member to obtain an immediate relative visa. There are five different types… Read More »
The Commissioner Of The U.S. Customs And Border Protection Resigns
After being asked to resign his position and initially refusing, it has become official that the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Chris Magnus, has resigned. A resignation letter was sent to the President, who accepted it and thanked Magnus for his almost 40 years of service in law enforcement. The U.S. Customs… Read More »
Her Brand is Crisis
Amna Shirazi helps victims of abuse seek refuge while promoting democracy abroad Published in 2023 Georgia Super Lawyers magazine By Andrew Engelson on February 6, 2023 In the late 1990s, working as a clerk for an immigration attorney, Amna Shirazi took the affidavits of Muslim women who’d suffered genital mutilation and were seeking asylum in the… Read More »
Risk Factors For Conditional Resident Status In The United States
Conditional resident status allows individuals to obtain a green card for two years, after which, a petition can be filed to have the conditions removed. When this happens the individual becomes a legal permanent resident. Conditional status is typically given to the children or spouses of a United States citizen. Though, only some conditional… Read More »
Does Every Country Have A United States Consulate?
A United States Green Card or a Permanent Resident Card is a sought-after identification card that many people worldwide seek to obtain. When granted their Green Card, people can live and work permanently throughout the country. Getting a Green Card can be challenging. For help working through the process, the Atlanta consular cases &… Read More »
How Long Must You Wait To Become A U.S. Citizen After Obtaining A Green Card?
If you are eager to get the job done of becoming an official United States citizen, this is understandable, and there are many out there with similar motivations and goals. Being a United States citizen comes with many benefits, especially if you come from another country that does not have all of the opportunities… Read More »