Month: December 2017

Life after the Earthquake, Haiti

Customer Story: Magalie

Magalie grew up in Haiti and had dreams of coming to the United States. She made her dreams a reality and is now looking forward...

/ December 26, 2017
Can Green Card Holders Travel to Canada?

Can Green Card Holders Travel to Canada?

U.S. green card holders (permanent residents) can travel to Canada without a visa. However, you will need a passport. Canada does not require permanent residents...

/ December 26, 2017
Are Green Card Holders Resident Aliens?

Are Green Card Holders Resident Aliens?

Generally, U.S. green card holders (permanent residents) are considered “resident aliens.” However, this term is broad and used differently by different government agencies. Resident Alien...

/ December 20, 2017
FileRight customer Elaine used immigration software to complete her citizenship application.

Customer Stories: Elaine R

Elaine didn’t want to hire an attorney to complete her naturalization paperwork because she thought she could do it on her own. She didn’t feel...

/ December 20, 2017
The USCIS allows for changes to your naturalization certificate even after your citizenship ceremony.

Customer Story: Claudia Z

Claudia came to the United States from Colombia nearly 30 years ago. She became a United States citizen but recently need to make a change to...

/ December 19, 2017
Are Green Card Holders Eligible for Medicare?

Are Green Card Holders Eligible for Medicare?

U.S. green card holders are eligible for Medicare. However, how long you’ve lived and worked in the U.S. could affect the type of coverage you...

/ December 18, 2017
Klodjana filled out her Form N-400 using FileRight. Her citizenship process is almost complete.

Customer Story: Klodjana M

Klodjana’s husband dreamed of one day moving to New York City from Albania. For years they tried the green card lottery until one day he won....

/ December 15, 2017
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Customer Story: Ong Family

The Ong family immigrated to the United States from the Philippines where they said life was hard. Now after 10 years of living in the...

/ December 8, 2017
Oath Ceremony

Oath Ceremony

Congratulations! You’re nearly a U.S. citizen. The Oath Ceremony is the final step of the naturalization process. Do you want to know what to expect...

/ December 6, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security is reporting a huge increase in deportation arrests made across the country while arrests at the border decline.

Deportation arrests are on the rise

Immigration and Customs Officers who arrest immigrants for deportation proceedings have picked up 40 percent more people this year compared to last year. The figures...

/ December 5, 2017
How To Prepare For The Citizenship Interview

How To Prepare For The Citizenship Interview

The citizenship interview can be intimidating. But don’t worry—it’s simple to prepare for it. Here’s all the information you need. Need help preparing for your...

/ December 4, 2017