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Coronavirus [COVID-19]: Impacts on US Immigration and Immigrants

It feels like every day there is something new about COVID-19 and its impact on the lives of Americans. For many, the rapid-fire news cycle...

/ April 6, 2020
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Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Might Be Ineligible For a Work Permit

The proposal aims to amend the rule published on February 25, 2015 that granted certain H-4 visa holders the right to apply for an Employment Authorization...

/ March 9, 2020
Public Charge Rule

President Trump Makes it Even Harder to Obtain a Green Card

On Feb 24, 2020, “public charge rule”, the ground of inadmissibility was implemented by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  The concept of public charge...

/ March 2, 2020

USCIS Proposed Fee Increase 2020

Highlights of Proposed Fee Increases: The proposal suggests an average increase of 21%  for more than 50% of its applications. Including a striking increase of...

/ March 2, 2020

Famous American Immigrants Born in March

Alexander Graham Bell Born on March 3, 1847 of Scottish descent he is credited with inventing the first telephone. Rachel Hannah Weisz Born on March...

/ February 28, 2020
Changing your address with the USCIS can be done online.

How to notify U.S. immigration about a change of address

Letting the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services know of an address change isn’t just important to make sure you receive up-to-date information on your...

/ February 11, 2020
How to Check Status of your immigration application

How to check the status of your immigration application

Once you’ve sent your immigration application to the USCIS the waiting game gets underway. The time it takes for the USCIS to make a decision...

/ February 5, 2020
A new uscis policy means immigration officers can deny you applications for mistakes or omissions.

New USCIS policy: Errors can lead to application denials

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office has recently changed one of its policies. This policy change could lead to your application being...

/ September 21, 2018
Here's a comprehensive guide on how to obtain a green card to come to the United States.

Documents required for Adjustment of Status

Adjustment of Status is the term the USCIS uses when you move from visa status to permanent resident status. If you are able to attain...

/ September 18, 2018
Petitioning your relatives for green cards is a complicated process. We're breaking down the documents you should gather if you're considering the application.

How to prepare when petitioning a relative for a green card

If you’re considering petitioning a relative for a green card the process can be daunting. FileRight’s mission is to make it all easier. Petitioning a...

/ September 18, 2018
Immigration officer will now have full discretion to deny immigration applications.

USCIS may start deporting more legal immigrants

A pair of new policy updates within the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is gearing up to make it easier for the feds to...

/ September 10, 2018
Some people don't realize their green card is expiring.

Customer Story: Maribel

It’s happened to many of the people we talk to here at FileRight, their green card expires and they don’t even realize it. Maribel was...

/ August 28, 2018
Renewing your green card is important. Graciela trusted FileRight to get the application done.

Customer Story: Graciela

Graciela realized her green card was about to expire. She said she felt like a professional when she used FileRight to get the application done....

/ August 27, 2018
When tragedy strikes it can impact you as an immigrant.

Customer Stories: Gloria

Gloria and her husband went through a terrible house fire where her husband lost his green card. They trusted FileRight to replace their green card....

/ August 23, 2018
Your next green card renewal can be quick.

Customer Story: Felix J

Felix was looking for the best way to renew his green card. He found FileRight and decided to give it a shot. Listen to what...

/ August 21, 2018
FileRight can help navigate what can be a complicated green card renewal process.

How to prepare for green card renewal

It may be that time again. Time to Renew your Green Card you’ve had for nearly ten years. The process can be complicated but FileRight...

/ August 20, 2018
If you marry a U.S. citizen your citizen spouse can petition for you to get a green card.

Customer Story: Alfred M

Alfred found love and wants his wife to be able to live and work in the United States. They just completed two immigration forms using...

/ August 20, 2018
You will need to prepare a number of documents to send in with your citizenship application.

How to prepare for the U.S. citizenship application

If you’re thinking about completing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, there’s a lot you must consider. Cost is a big component of that. As of...

/ August 15, 2018
Statistics released by DHS show many more undocumented immigrants enter the United States legally and overstay their visa.

Many Undocumented Immigrants Never Illegally Cross Border

The Department of Homeland Security recently released statistics highlighting the fact many more undocumented immigrants are entering the country legally than they are crossing the...

/ August 7, 2018
This month's update deals with a major USCIS policy change, Trump threatens a shutdown and two federal judges deal blows to Trump immigration policies.

Immigration News Update: August 2018

Our immigration system is changing. We got your back if you want to stay informed with the latest on immigration news. Major changes, minor changes...

/ August 7, 2018
Mercedes was going to complete her green card renewal on her own but decided instead to use FileRight.

Customer Story: Mercedes V

Mercedes and her father were looking for where she could renew her green card. One option was to complete the application on her own. She...

/ July 31, 2018
If you'd like to help a relative with immigration paperwork consider FileRight.

Customer Story: Stefania

Stefania and her father were looking for the best option to complete her father’s green card renewal application. They trusted FileRight to get the paperwork...

/ July 30, 2018
Here's some crucial information regarding Employment Authorization Documents commonly called work permits.

EAD – Employment Authorization Card

An Employment Authorization Document is given to those immigrants who are legally eligible to work in the United States while in the country. Some of...

/ July 30, 2018
Corazon used FileRight for her green card renewal and now wants to become a U.S. citizen.

Customer Story: Corazon

Corazon came to the United States from the Philippines and is well on her way to becoming a United States citizen. She’s trusted FileRight to...

/ July 27, 2018
Alma didn't realize her green card expired. She used FileRight to apply for a renewal.

Customer Story: Alma

Alma was dealing with a lot in her life when she realized her green card had expired. She wanted to renew her green card quickly...

/ July 26, 2018
Roberto perdió su tarjeta verde y usó FileRight para solicitar una nueva.

Historias de nuestros clientes: Roberto M

A Roberto se le perdió su tarjeta verde cuando viajaba a México. Su sobrino le ayudó usar FileRight para recuperarla https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/CustomerStory_RobertoM.mp4 Empezando tu solicitud con FileRight es fácil....

/ July 26, 2018
It's important to know your options when completing immigration paperwork.

Customer Story: Antonio L

Antonio was trying to find the best option to renew his Green Card. He tried hiring an attorney and tried doing it himself. Listen to...

/ July 24, 2018
FileRight can make green card renewal easy.

Customer Story: Annunziata

Annunziata has been in the United States for a long time and is considering citizenship but for the time being she needed a quick way...

/ July 23, 2018
The employment authorization document is the paperwork needed to work legally in the United States.

Employment Authorization Card: Quick Facts

The ability to work legally in the United States is a great benefit to immigrants legally in the country. To do that, certain immigrants who...

/ July 17, 2018
FileRight immigration news update covers the latest immigration news for the month.

Immigration News Update: July 2018

Our immigration system is changing. We got your back if you want to stay informed with the latest on immigration news. Major changes, minor changes...

/ July 12, 2018
You may not need an immigration attorney to file your immigration application.

Customer Story: Paul

Paul used an attorney to help with becoming a naturalized citizen. When it came to his children’s citizenship certificates he chose to use FileRight.Listen to...

/ June 29, 2018
Completar el formulario de la ciudadanía puede ser fácil.

Testimonial: Carlos

Carlos quería solicitar la ciudadanía pero no sabía cómo. Su hermano le recomendó FileRight para completar el formulario. Escuchen lo que pensó Carlos del servicio....

/ June 27, 2018
Immigration applications do not have to be complicated.

Customer Story: Carl

Here’s a perfect example of how FileRight can help simplify immigration paperwork. Carl needed to renew his green card and got it done quickly using...

/ June 25, 2018
The USCIS is recalling 800 work permits because of a printing error.

Immigration Alert: USCIS Recalling Work Permits

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is recalling yet another batch of approved immigration documents because of another printing error. This time it’s 800...

/ June 22, 2018
Helping a relative complete their citizenship application can be easy.

Customer Story: Waheeda

Waheeda’s father-in-law was looking forward to completing his citizenship application but didn’t know how to get started. He asked his daughter-in-law Waheeda to help him...

/ June 22, 2018
The USCIS has redesigned the naturalization certificate.

USCIS Redesigns Naturalization Certificate

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced they have redesigned the citizen and naturalization certificates immigrants receive when they become U.S. citizens. In...

/ June 19, 2018
Here's what you need to know about the U.S. citizenship application.

Citizenship Application: What you need to know

The U.S. citizenship application is the longest and most complicated form the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services uses. Form N-400 Application for Naturalization is...

/ June 18, 2018
Benefits of U.S. citizenship.

U.S. Citizenship Benefits

The U.S. citizenship benefits that come with naturalization are far greater than the benefits offered to green card holders. The U.S. Constitution gives many rights...

/ June 18, 2018
Here's what you need to know regarding the U.S. citizenship test.

The U.S. Citizenship Test

The U.S. Citizenship test is one of the final steps in the process to become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen. The test happens during the citizenship...

/ June 18, 2018
Replacing your lost citizenship certificate can be easy with FileRight.

Customer Story: Fernando

Fernando’s nephew told him about FileRight when he needed to apply for a replacement citizenship certificate. Not having a certificate means you lose one way...

/ June 14, 2018
The USCIS is creating a new team to investigate immigrants they believe cheated to obtain a green card and then U.S. citizenship.

USCIS Creating Team to Strip Citizenship

The USCIS has announced they are going after people they believe cheated in order to obtain U.S. citizenship. USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna told the...

/ June 12, 2018
Green Card

3 Ways to Get a Green Card

A green card is a key to becoming a United States citizen. The formal term for a green card is legal permanent residency. Having a...

/ June 5, 2018
FileRight immigration news update gets you caught up with the latest happenings when it comes to immigration.

Immigration News Update: June 2018

Our immigration system is changing. We got your back if you want to stay informed with the latest on immigration news. Major changes, minor changes...

/ June 5, 2018
FileRight guides applications through completing form I-765 Application for an Employment Authorization.

Work Permit Application Made Easy

Customer Story: Stacy-Ann Stacy-Ann has dreams of becoming a nurse. She decided to leave her home country of Jamaica to study nursing in the United...

/ May 31, 2018
FileRight customer Nelson helped his father renew his green card using FileRight.

Help a Relative With a Green Card Renewal

Customer Story: Nelson Y. Nelson’s father needed some help renewing his green card. Nelson considered hiring an attorney but figured out he could use FileRight...

/ May 30, 2018
FileRight can simplify the N-400 application process.

Applying for Citizenship Made Easy

Customer Story: Maria R Maria was looking for how to get her citizenship application done quickly and correctly. She found FileRight and now she’s ready...

/ May 29, 2018
Petitioning a relative for a green card requires a lot of paperwork but FileRight can simplify it all.

Petitioning a Relative Made Easy

Customer Story: Grisel Grisel and her husband are starting their lives together in the United States. They found love in the Dominican Republic and Grisel...

/ May 29, 2018
The USCIS has recalled more than 8500 green cards because of a printing error.

USCIS Retira Miles de Tarjetas Verdes

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service has just announced a withdrawal of thousands of green cards due to a production error. More than 8,500...

/ May 24, 2018
Here's a detailed overview of the eligibility requirements for citizenship.

U.S. Citizenship Eligibility

Applying for citizenship can be a daunting experience for those hoping to complete the application on their own. One of the first steps in that...

/ May 23, 2018
Fast facts regarding applying for U.S. citizenship.

Apply for U.S. Citizenship

Applying for U.S. citizenship can happen a few different ways. The key to applying for citizenship is ensuring that you are eligible before you begin...

/ May 23, 2018
Here's a thorough look at four ways to become a u.s. citizen.

4 Ways to Become a U.S. Citizen

Immigrants around the world have visions of the American dream. Arriving at the land of opportunity is only the first step in a long journey...

/ May 17, 2018
The USCIS has recalled more than 8500 green cards because of a printing error.

USCIS Alert: Is your green card being recalled?

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has just recalled thousands of green cards after the agency admits they were printed with errors. More than...

/ May 16, 2018
The U.S. citizenship process starts with obtaining a green card.

The U.S. Citizenship Process

For many, the dream of U.S. citizenship is just that, a dream. For those who meet all the requirements, that dream can become a reality....

/ May 10, 2018
Immigration News Update

Immigration News Update: May 2018

Our immigration system is changing. We got your back if you want to stay informed with the latest on immigration news. Major changes, minor changes...

/ May 3, 2018
Unite your family is a campaign started by FileRight to inform the immigrant community about potential changes to immigration law.

Una Su Familia (Unite Your Family) intends to reunite families hoping to live together legally in the United States

UnaSuFamilia.com is a grassroots FileRight initiative focused on bringing awareness to major changes to our immigration system being considered by the Trump administration. The administration...

/ May 2, 2018
Una Su Familia es una campaña iniciada por FileRight para mantener la communidad migrante informada de cambios potenciales en las leyes de inmigración.

Una Su Familia, iniciativa para reunir a las familias para que vivan juntas en los Estados Unidos

UnaSuFamilia.com is a FileRight initiative focused on communicating important changes in our immigration system that the Trump administration is considering. The administration has spoken extensively...

/ May 2, 2018
The USCIS completes the majority of immigration cases within the United States. FileRight simplifies the process.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ( USCIS) is a critical arm of the United States Department of Homeland Security. The USCIS handles the...

/ May 2, 2018
Jose needs a travel document to make sure his permanent residency isn't lost.

Customer Story: Jose A

Jose needs to travel to the Phillippines to care for his daughter. Since he’s planning to be out of the United States for an extended...

/ April 30, 2018
This time around Ann used FileRight to renew her green card and the difference was clear.

Customer Story: Ann

Ann has renewed her green card several times doing it the old way with paper forms. This time she used FileRight to get it done...

/ April 27, 2018
Monika filled out a citizenship application on her own and realized she had questions. FileRight helped her feel confident.

Customer Story: Monika

Love brought Monika to the United States from Switzerland. She is now on the verge of becoming an American citizen and actually filled out the...

/ April 27, 2018