Employment

How to Get a Job in the U.S. After Graduating From a U.S. College

You’re a foreign student who studied hard at a U.S. college. And now, you want to work in your field of study in the United States. Finding the right job—one that uses your skills while deepening your experience, paying well, and enhancing future resumes—takes time.  Don’t wait until you’re graduating to look for employment. Start …

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How to Change Jobs After Your Labor Certification Is Filed

To obtain an employment-based green card, you must first qualify under one of the categories established by U.S. immigration law. In many cases, your employer will then help petition for your green card through a two-step process of:  Applying for labor certification with the U.S. Department of Labor Filing Form I-140 with U.S. Citizenship and …

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How to Work or Travel While Green Card Application Is Pending

Individuals who want to work and reside permanently in the U.S. may file Form I-485 to apply for a green card. The green card allows you to live and work indefinitely in the U.S. It’s the first step toward acquiring U.S. citizenship, and there are a lot of rules you must follow. The application process …

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Where Do I Find My Alien Registration Number?

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) assigns an Alien Registration Number to every immigrant. This important number is required on immigration paperwork and other official documents. Depending on the type of visa or immigration documents you carry, you can find your Alien Registration Number in different places. Use our guide to determine where …

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How to Get a Work Permit for Asylum Applicants?

Individuals sometimes come to the United States for protection from persecution in their home country because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in certain social groups, or political opinions. These expatriates can apply for asylum and get authorized to work.  If you’re a refugee seeking asylum, you may want to obtain an Employment Authorization Document …

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CA Senators Ask USCIS to Give Fire Victims a Break on Fees

WASHINGTON – Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (both D-CA) have sent a letter to both the Department of Homeland Security and the united States Citizenship and Immigration Services asking them to waive fees for immigrants who may have lost important immigration documents in the recent California wildfires. The fires charred more than 245,000 acres …

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