Month: January 2018

Breakdown: Adjustment of Status

Breakdown: Adjustment of Status

Adjustment of status is the process of becoming a U.S. permanent resident, green card holder. From filling out the application to securing the proper documents—adjustment...

/ January 31, 2018
The USCIS requires you translate to English documents in a foreign language.

Translating a document for the USCIS: What you need to know

When filing immigration paperwork, supporting evidence like a birth certificate may be in a foreign language. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services requires you...

/ January 30, 2018
Five Answers to Common Questions on Changing Your Address

Five Answers to Common Questions on Changing Your Address

It’s important to keep the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services updated of your most current address, especially if you have a pending immigration application. You...

/ January 29, 2018
The Donald Trump White House has released a list of priorities the administration is hoping is included in immigration reform.

What the White House wants on immigration reform

President Donald Trump and his administration outlined today what they are expecting when it comes to immigration reform. From border security, DACA and family migration,...

/ January 26, 2018
Doctor Lukasz Niec was arrested by ICE. He's lived legally in the United States for decades.

ICE Targets Green Card Holding Doctor for Deportation

It’s a story that could serve as a warning for green card holders across the United States. The Washington Post Reports a doctor of Polish...

/ January 22, 2018
How does the government shutdown impact the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services? We take a look at the impact on USCIS.

How the Government Shutdown Impacts the USCIS

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is a bit different than most federal offices. For the most part, the department is run almost entirely...

/ January 22, 2018
Your criminal history plays an important role in your Form N-400 Application for Naturalization.

What crimes should you report to the USCIS on Form N-400?

When applying for citizenship using Form N-400 Application for Naturalization it is important to always be honest with the USCIS. Trying to keep any information...

/ January 17, 2018
The Trump administration is challenging a ruling that forced them to reinstate the DACA program temporarily.

Trump administration challenging judge’s DACA ruling

The U.S. Justice Department announced they will be challenging a ruling that forced the federal government to restart the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program...

/ January 16, 2018
Can Green Card Holders be Deported?

Can Green Card Holders be Deported?

U.S. permanent residence is permanent in many ways. The green card immigration status allows you to live and work in the U.S. indefinitely. However, it...

/ January 16, 2018
Immigration News Update

Immigration News Update January 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...

/ January 16, 2018
The USCIS is once again accepting renewal applications for DACA, deferred action

USCIS Revives DACA After Court Order

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced they will once again be accepting renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA...

/ January 15, 2018
A California judge ruled the federal government must continue the DACA program.

What you need to know about the Jan. 9th DACA court ruling

On January 9th United States District Court Judge William Alsup ordered the federal government to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA...

/ January 11, 2018
Do Green Card Holders Need a Visa for Canada

Do Green Card Holders Need a Visa for Canada?

U.S. permanent residents do not need a visa to travel to Canada. However, you will still need valid travel documents (like a green card and...

/ January 8, 2018
Can Green Card Holders Vote?

Can Green Card Holders Vote?

While U.S. permanent residents enjoy many of the same rights as citizens, voting is not one of them. Green card holders are not permitted to...

/ January 3, 2018
Department of homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told the associated press the white house would consider a path to citizenship for DREAMers.

DHS Secretary: Immigration plan could include citizenship for DREAMers

The secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said recently the White House is open to discussing a pathway to citizenship for nearly 800,000...

/ January 3, 2018