A California judge ruled the federal government must continue the DACA program.

Immigration Courts Facing Major Backlogs

WASHINGTON – The number of immigration cases pending before federal judges has more than doubled between 2006 and 2015. That information coming from the U.S....

/ June 6, 2017
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Green Card FAQ: How To Renew Your Green Card

Planning to renew your green card? Here are the top questions on the I-90 green card renewal process. Green Card Renewal Application Process How can...

/ June 5, 2017

FileRight.com Teams with FWD.us to “Stand With Immigrants” and Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month

HENDERSON, Nev., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Online immigration software company FileRight.com, in conjunction with FWD.us and Welcome.us, is proud to celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month...

/ June 1, 2017
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Nominee for USCIS Top Spot Addresses DACA Program

May 24, 2017 WASHINGTON – Lee Francis Cissna testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that if confirmed as director of the United States Citizenship and...

/ May 31, 2017
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Customer Story: Caitlin Vincent

Caitlin Vincent considered filling out her green card application on her own but chose FileRight.com’s guidance and is glad she did. She believes her green...

/ May 31, 2017
Can I Renew My 2-year Green Card?

Can I Renew My 2-year Green Card?

Is your 2-year, conditional green card about to expire? Don’t renew it. The correct next step is to apply to remove the conditions on your...

/ May 30, 2017

Green Card Renewals are Draining your Bank Account

Fee increases for immigration services are very common. In late 2016 USCIS raised the fees for several applications. USCIS is funded nearly entirely through these...

/ May 23, 2017
What To Do After Your Green Card Is Granted

What To Do After Your Green Card Is Granted: 10-yr Card vs. 2-yr Conditional Card

As a permanent resident, your immigration status may be permanent but your green card isn’t. Whether you were issued a 10-year card or a 2-year...

/ May 22, 2017

Video: Citizenship Requirements for 5-Year Green Card Holders

Think you might be eligible for citizenship? Take a look at this short video. If you’re ready to take the next step, take our free...

/ May 19, 2017
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Customer Story: Selene B

When Selene Bryant’s mother needed to renew her green card they chose FileRight.com to get it done right. “It really gives you more of a...

/ May 18, 2017
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USCIS Being Flooded by Naturalization Applications

Interest in becoming an American citizen is reaching record levels. According to USCIS they have received an unprecedented number of naturalization application in the last...

/ May 16, 2017
Is Your Husband or Wife Eligible for a Marriage-Based Green Card?

Is Your Husband or Wife Eligible for a Marriage-Based Green Card?

U.S. immigration policies try to help keep families together. Lawful permanent residents (green card holders) and U.S. citizens can ask for visas that would let...

/ May 15, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office (USCIS)

New USCIS Ombudsman Admits Immigration Process is Confusing

WASHINGTON – The former executive director of the Federation of American Immigration Reform (FAIR) Julie Kirchner has been appointed the USCIS’ new ombudsman. The position...

/ May 12, 2017
“Joint Filing and Removing Conditions on Your Green Card” is locked Joint Filing and Removing Conditions on Your Green Card

Joint Filing and Removing Conditions on Your Green Card

Green Card Through Marriage People who got a conditional permanent resident card (green card) through marriage to a U.S. citizen or green card holder will...

/ May 12, 2017
Reduced Citizenship Application Fee for Low-Income Applicants

Reduced Citizenship Application Fee for Low-Income Applicants

The high cost of the U.S. citizenship application, Form N-400, may be giving you second thoughts about naturalization. Luckily, certain applicants qualify for a discounted...

/ May 12, 2017
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Customer Story: Rosa M

Rosa Maravilla was a long time green card holder but became nervous after Donald Trump was elected president. She chose FileRight.com to guide her through...

/ May 11, 2017

Customer Story: Lesenia

Lesenia Monge’s brother recommended FileRight.com to help complete their mother’s green card renewal application. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/LessyMongeEnglish.mp4 If you’re ready to renew your green card, click here.

/ May 11, 2017
The department of homeland security is proposing a new rule that could impact legal immigration.

Customer Story: Jorge M

Jorge Martinez knew he could fill out his green card renewal on his own but felt more comfortable using FileRight.com. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/JorgeMartinezEnglish15sec.mp4 If you’re ready to...

/ May 11, 2017

Testimonial de Cliente: Lesenia Monge

Cuando su madre le dijo que su tarjeta verde se estaba venciendo, Lesensia le ayudó a llenar la solicitud para USCIS con FileRight.com. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/LessyMonge20secSpanish.mp4 Ocupa...

/ May 11, 2017
Citizenship Test Exceptions & Accommodations

Citizenship Test Exceptions & Accommodations

Although most naturalization applicants are required to take citizenship tests, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) does make exceptions or offer help to...

/ May 11, 2017
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Applying to Replace Your Permanent Resident Green Card

You can use Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, to replace or to renew your permanent resident card (green card). Conditional permanent residents...

/ May 10, 2017
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Testimonial de cliente: Jorge Martinez

Jorge Martinez sabía que podía llenar su solicitud para renovar su residencia permanente el mismo pero decidió usar FileRight.com. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/JorgeMartinez15secSpanish.mp4

/ May 10, 2017
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A Brief History of the Green Card

Green card has never been the official name of the document but it quickly took on the nickname after it was first introduced in 1950...

/ May 10, 2017

Removing Conditional Residence in Marriage Cases

You can remove your conditional residence status by filing Form I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence. You have to file to remove the...

/ May 10, 2017
Adjustment of Status

Green Card Documents

Preparing your green card application requires a lot more than just the form. You’ll need to submit supporting documents that prove you’re eligible for U.S....

/ May 8, 2017
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UNLV Graduates Celebrate their Heritage

The 9th annual GraduAsian event celebrates the accomplishments of more than 700 Asian and Pacific Islander students from UNLV. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/blogandsocialvideos/GraduAsianCeremony.mp4

/ May 8, 2017

Customer Story: Aida F

When Aida Fresenbet fell victim to a scam she became very protective of herself. She entrusted FileRight.com to renew her green card and she says...

/ May 8, 2017

Feds Admit Lack of Technology Contributing to Public Safety Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security said technology used to track visa holders is “fragmented” and “ineffective”....

/ May 4, 2017
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Customer Story: Kaewkul S

Kaewkul Sukpracha found FileRight.com after she fell victim to a crime. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/KaewkulSukpracha.mp4 LAKEWOOD, CA – There one minute, gone the next. When Kaewkul Sukpracha’s purse...

/ May 3, 2017

Testimonial de Cliente: Rosa Maravilla

Como mucha otra gente Rosa Maravilla dice que estaba nerviosa al entrar un nuevo presidente. Decidió usar FileRight.com para su proceso de naturalización. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/RosaMaravilla(Spanish).mp4 MARICOPA,...

/ May 3, 2017

Customer Story: Saad I

See how Saad used FileRight.com to help his children become citizens. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/SaadIbrahim.mp4 SURPRISE, AZ -Saad Ibrahim became an American citizen after serving in the Army....

/ May 3, 2017
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Customer Story: John M

John Mones wanted his green card renewal paperwork done quickly and correctly. He found FileRight.com. https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/customerstory/JohnMones.mp4 LAS VEGAS – John Mones wanted a quick and...

/ May 3, 2017
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May Day March Draws Thousands to Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS – Thousands of union members and local residents made their presence known Monday as they marched in support of immigrants. The event was...

/ May 3, 2017
7 Reasons Why Immigrants Should Avoid USCIS’ Electronic-Filing System

7 Reasons Why Immigrants Should Avoid USCIS’ Electronic-Filing System

Considering filing your green card renewal application through the government’s electronic filing system? Here’s why you shouldn’t—they have a track record of losing paperwork, delivering...

/ May 1, 2017
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USCIS Issuing Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

WASHINGTON – On May 1, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services began issuing newly designed green cards and employment authorization documents (EAD). USCIS...

/ May 1, 2017
Time to Obtain Citizenship

Requirements for Citizenship for Five-Year Green Card Holders

If you’ve been a legal permanent resident for five years or longer you may be considering becoming a U.S. citizen through the naturalization process. Here’s...

/ April 28, 2017
DACA Applications Accepted by Trump Administration

Trump Tells Young Undocumented Immigrants He’s Not After Them

WASHINGTON – During an interview with the Associated Press, President Donald Trump addressed concerns of young undocumented immigrants referred to as DREAMers. In the interview,...

/ April 24, 2017

Expired Green Card? Here Are Your Next Steps

So you’ve just realized your green card is about to expire or has already expired, what do you do? Here’s a quick guide for your...

/ April 21, 2017

Tech Companies Argue Against Second Trump travel ban

A group of 162 tech companies have signed on to oppose President Donald Trump’s second executive order seeking to ban travel to the United States...

/ April 21, 2017

Inspector General: ICE Not Effectively Managing Deportations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General has just issued a report detailing how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is...

/ April 20, 2017
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Latin Chamber President Questions Lack of Tech in Immigration Process

Peter Guzman, president of the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce, recently wrote a commentary for the Las Vegas Review Journal touting the contribution of...

/ April 19, 2017
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Economists Urge Trump to Modernize Immigration System

A group of nearly 1500 economists have sent a letter to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders touting the importance of immigration to the U.S....

/ April 12, 2017

Can I Apply for Citizenship with an Expired Green Card?

All permanent residents of the United States are recipients of a green card. These immigrants have the option of continuing to renew their card or...

/ April 12, 2017
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Fashion Industry, Immigration Study Shows Impacts of Immigration on the Industry

A recent study developed by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and FWD.us highlights the importance of immigration reform within the fashion industry....

/ April 11, 2017

Controversial Twitter Account Shines Light on USCIS Inadequacies

The @Alt_USCIS account that’s caused the federal government to demand Twitter release user information and subsequently withdraw the demand has also shined a light on...

/ April 7, 2017
Deferred Action (DACA)

Detained DREAMer Highlights Importance of Paperwork

After two weeks of being in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody, DREAMer and Daniela Vargas, 22, was recently released, according to her attorney. Vargas was...

/ April 6, 2017
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How much does it cost to become a US citizen in 2018? (Is It Worth It?)

Immigration application fees increased dramatically—some by over 60 percent—in December 2016. The fee for US Citizenship went up to $725.   That’s just one more...

/ March 6, 2017

5 Really Important Reasons to Become a U.S. Citizen Right Now

There are lots of reasons to become a U.S. Citizen—whether it’s the right to vote or the ability to bring the family to the US....

/ February 27, 2017
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How to Renew Your U.S. Green Card

Most green cards are valid for 10 years, but you don’t have to wait until your green card is expired to renew it. You can...

/ February 27, 2017
Trump’s Plan for Undocumented Immigrants

Trump’s Plan for Undocumented Immigrants

As a presidential nominee, Donald Trump made a campaign promise to immediately deport 3 million undocumented immigrants. Now that he’s President, what can the undocumented...

/ February 20, 2017
DACA Applications Accepted by Trump Administration

Trump Administration Still Accepting DACA Applications

President Trump’s campaign promise to deport 3 million undocumented immigrants has many living in fear, in particular, young immigrants living in the US illegally. However,...

/ February 13, 2017
What’s a sanctuary city and what’s Trump’s problem with them?

What’s a sanctuary city and what’s Trump’s problem with them?

Sanctuary cities harbor undocumented immigrants from deportation. President Trump created an executive action that requires all cities to comply with federal deportation requests, or else...

/ February 9, 2017
Merit Visa and Building the Wall

Trump’s Immigration Reform Moves Visas to Merit-Based

Trump’s executive orders on immigration have taken a sharp turn from his predecessors’, both Obama and Bush, which favored families and welcomed refugees. But what...

/ February 4, 2017
Immigration and Trump

Immigration and Trump: What’s coming next? What you can do to protect your loved ones

President Trump’s actions on immigration have alarmed the country and the world. With immigration reform looming on the horizon, now is the time to secure...

/ February 2, 2017

How Long Does the U.S. Citizenship Process Take?

From getting a green card to taking the U.S. citizenship test and interview, it can take quite a long time to become a U.S. citizen. Currently,...

/ January 30, 2017
Extension for STEM OPT

The New 24-Month STEM OPT Extension

If you’re an F-1 visa holder — academic student — with a listed degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), you can apply for...

/ January 30, 2017
Work Permit OPT Students

Making The Most Of Your Allowed OPT Time: How Academic Students Maximize Work Permits

Students file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, to apply for, renew, or replace an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), a work permit. F-1 visa holders...

/ January 27, 2017
Labor Certification And Change Jobs

How To Change Jobs After Your Labor Certification Is Filed

If you have an H-1B visa to work in a specialized field like science, technology, engineering, or math and your employer is applying to be...

/ January 23, 2017
Changes To Work Permit Rules

Work Permit Renewal Rules for Foreign Workers are Changing

Do you have a work permit (EAD) that you’re planning to renew? You might benefit from a new rule that gives you temporary work authorization...

/ January 16, 2017