Visas & Travel

Extend Stay in U.S.

If you are a non-immigrant and want to extend your stay in the U.S. or change to another non-immigrant status, you have to file Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. You have to file this form with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). In some instances, you can use this form to …

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Many Undocumented Immigrants Never Illegally Cross Border

The Department of Homeland Security recently released statistics highlighting the fact many more undocumented immigrants are entering the country legally than they are crossing the border. FileRight examined the 2017 fiscal year reports of Department of Homeland Security visa overstays versus the number of immigrants apprehended trying to cross the border. The report just released …

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Feds want to look at social media accounts of visa applicants

It started with those seeking an immigrant visa and now the Trump administration wants social media information for nonimmigrants seeking a visa to the United States.  The new rule was proposed by the U.S. Department of State and could impact nearly 14.5 million immigrants who travel to the United States annually, according to the New …

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Trump’s Latest Travel Ban is Indefinite: What You Need to Know

WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump has signed yet another executive order restricting travel to the United States from seven countries around the world. The latest travel ban is different from the two previous as it is an indefinite ban. It’s also structured around the type of information foreign governments provide the United States about their …

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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. What is an Alien Registration Number or “A” number? “A” number is short for Alien Registration Number. It is a unique seven-, eight- or nine-digit number assigned …

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