Other Immigration Matters

There are countless avenues to immigrate to the United States including student visas, visitor exchange visas, asylum, deferred action. Read more to see if any of these fit your specific situation.

Other Immigration Matters Articles

  • ice detainee locator

    How To Find Someone In Custody | ICE Detainee Locator Guide

    Published on June 03, 2021

    When a friend or family member is taken into Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody, it can be quite a frightening experience. It becomes even more frightening if you don’t know which facility they have been taken to and the next steps to help them get released. Fortunately, ICE can locate someone detained through the…

  • What is An Alien Registration Number?

    Published on April 30, 2021

    An Alien Registration Number—also referred to as an A-Number—is a seven-to-nine digit number assigned to green card holders by the Department of Homeland Security. Typically, nonimmigrants who are in the United States only temporarily don’t receive Alien Registration Numbers. However, nonimmigrant classes holding employment authorization documents or some other benefits are the exception with an…

  • opening a bank account as a green card holder

    Can a Non-Citizen Open a Bank Account in the U.S.?

    Published on January 18, 2021

    If you are living and working in the U.S. as an immigrant, you’ve probably wondered if you’re able to open a bank account to keep your money safe. The short answer is yes; you can open a bank account as a green card holder. Opening A Bank Account As A Green Card Holder While the…

  • checking uscis case status

    Are You Checking USCIS Case Status and Processing Times Accurately?

    Published on January 14, 2021

    You’ve filled out the forms, paid the fees, have your USCIS receipt number, and now the waiting game begins. With backlogs, government interruptions, and changing policies, waiting can be stressful, but the best way to help ease that stress is by checking USCIS case status. Checking USCIS processing times is not only used to see…

  • ar-11

    The AR-11 Change of Address Form: Everything There is to Know

    Published on October 02, 2020

    The simplest form for any immigration or citizenship process is the AR-11, Alien’s Change of Address Card, but it is also the most important. With a variety of ways to fill out the AR-11 and distinct specifications for different categories of people, it is essential to fill this form out correctly to avoid any serious…

  • I-797 Form

    All I-797 Forms: Everything You Need To Know

    Published on August 21, 2020

    It’s easy to feel like a computer just filling out endless forms for USCIS in order to immigrate to the U.S. However, there is one form that USCIS has to fill out and send to you: I-797 form. There are different versions of the I-797 that have different purposes, but they are all probably the…

  • J-1 Visa Waiver FAQ

    J-1 Visa Waiver: Frequently Asked Questions

    Published on July 24, 2020

    A J-1 visa waiver is sought in order to bypass the rule that requires J-1 holders to be physically present in their home country for two years. Our office often gets questions regarding J-1 visas, their waivers, and the best way for them to be approached for a favorable outcome. Common topics of discussion include…

  • Immigration Medical Exam

    Immigration Medical Exam: The Complete Guide

    Published on July 18, 2020

    Different people follow different steps to become lawful permanent residents (green card holders). You may file for an adjustment of status from within the U.S., or you can apply for an immigrant visa at an embassy or consulate. There are other ways you may also be able to immigrate as well. Regardless of your path,…