Category Archives: Family Immigration
Explaining What United States Citizenship Actually Means
If you live outside of the United States and your home country is not America, but you would like to make that change, you would be one of many who have the same motivations. That is, to come to the United States, gain citizenship, and live the American Dream. The American Dream is different… Read More »
Immigrants Could Fill The Need For Home Health Aides In The United States
There are a few things that are true for almost everyone and life. They say these are death and taxes. The other thing is aging. With age can come the need for extra support to engage in daily activities. This can include help with meal preparation, medication dispensing, transportation, bathing, and more. In the… Read More »
Will Marijuana Use Jeopardize Your U.S. Immigration Case?
The majority of states in the United States have enacted some form of protection and legalization for the use of marijuana recreationally, medically, or both. In fact, only four states in the nation still have marijuana fully illegal. This trend shows that an increasing majority of the country believes that access and use of… Read More »
Why Are U.S. Immigration Applications Taking So Long To Review?
Waiting for your immigration application into the United States to be approved can be stressful and trying. It can also take a long time. If you have been waiting for what feels like an excessive amount of time to hear back from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), not only would you be… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »