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Benefits of U.S. citizenship.

Can I Apply for a US Citizenship Certificate?

Okay, hold on! Before you start your US citizenship application, have you checked to see if you’re already a citizen? If you are a green card...

/ October 26, 2015
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How to Request a US Citizenship Certificate

If you’re already a citizen of the United States, but need proof of your status, you can request a US citizenship certificate. The form used...

/ October 26, 2015
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How to Tell the Difference between Form N-400 and N-600

There are a lot of different USCIS forms and because they’re often referred to by just their form numbers, it can be difficult to remember...

/ October 26, 2015
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How to Apply for a U.S. Tourist Visa (B-2)

The process for filing for a B-2 tourist visa depends on the consulate where you apply, but it generally follows these steps. Step One in...

/ October 26, 2015
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How to Get a Spouse a U.S. Green Card

There are a few ways by which a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder) can help a spouse get a green card. Further,...

/ October 21, 2015
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How To Apply For a Green Card Renewal While Traveling Outside The U.S.

If your permanent resident card expires when you’re outside of the United States, you may face some problems when trying to re-enter the U.S. This...

/ October 21, 2015
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How To Apply For Exchange Visitors (J-1) Visa

All non U.S. citizens need to have a visa to enter the United States. The exchange visitor (J-1) visa permits individuals who want to participate...

/ October 21, 2015
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How to Apply for a Nonimmigrant Visa

If you want to visit the United States for a short period of time, you may need to apply for a nonimmigrant visa. These visas...

/ October 21, 2015
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How To Determine the Difference Between a Visa and a Green Card?

In conversations about immigration, the terms “green card” and “visa” seem to be the same. But are they? Here we’ll look into what a visa...

/ October 21, 2015
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How to Request Copy of U.S. Citizenship Certificate

Hold on! Before you apply to become a citizen, have you checked to see if you’re already a citizen? If one of your parents is...

/ September 30, 2015
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How to Apply for Dual Citizenship

When you are ready to start your citizenship application or apply for a certificate certifying your citizenship, you might end up having citizenship from two different countries....

/ September 28, 2015
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How to Determine Affidavit of Support Income Requirements

If you’re immigrating to the United States on a family-based green card, you may need to have your relative file Form I-864, affidavit of support for...

/ September 18, 2015
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How to Renew an Employment Authorization Document

Some temporary visitors to the United States are allowed to work while they visit, but only if they have an up-to-date Employment Authorization Document (EAD)....

/ September 17, 2015
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How to Prepare for Green Card Renewal

Is your green card about to expire? Are you unsure when your green card expires? Are you unaware that green cards have expiration dates? Regardless...

/ September 17, 2015
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How to File Form N-400: Application for Naturalization

If you’re a permanent resident (green card holder) and want to become a citizen of the United States, you may have to file Form N-400,...

/ September 11, 2015
Immigration paperwork can be daunting. FileRight simplifies the process.

How To File an Immigrant Petition

People who wish to come to the United States may need to file an immigration petition to come to the United States. An immigrant petition...

/ September 10, 2015
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Registration Deadline for Somalia TPS Friday, July 31

Somalians living in the U.S. with Temporary Protected Status must re-register by Friday, Jul. 31 or risk losing their status and work authorization. Somalians who re-register will...

/ July 27, 2015
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10 Must Know Tips for Filing Immigration Paperwork

10 ways to help make sure that your U.S. immigration paperwork is filed correctly. 1. Be prepared for paperwork beyond the government form Every immigration...

/ March 24, 2015
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Naturalization through Military Service

Certain members of the U.S. military might qualify for U.S. citizenship based on their military service. People who have been recently discharged from the U.S....

/ January 26, 2015