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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

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    What is Section 221g? White, Pink, Blue, Yellow Slips Explained

    Published on January 16, 2023

    Individuals who want to travel to the United States on a visa undergo a rigorous process before the U.S. approves them. One of the steps in the process involves attending a visa interview at the U.S. consulate or embassy in the home country. During the interview, the immigration official will review the documents provided with…

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    What are the USCIS Certified Translation Requirements

    Published on January 11, 2023

    One of the many requirements when submitting documents to USCIS related to your immigration case is a certified translation of any document that is not in English. Typically, these include birth certificates, divorce certificates, marriage certificates, academic degrees, death certificates, passports, bank statements, police records, transcripts, affidavits, and so more. The exact requirements are laid…

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    J-1 Visa Documents Checklist Guide

    Published on January 10, 2023

    The J-1 exchange visitor visa is for applicants who are visiting the U.S. temporarily to participate in an approved program for the acquisition of skill and knowledge before returning home to their home country. Unlike other nonimmigrant work visas, J-1 applicants are not sponsored by employers; they are sponsored by certain programs approved by the…

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    ITIN – Everything You Need to Know as an Immigrant

    Published on January 06, 2023

    It is a widespread mistruth that undocumented immigrants who work but do not have social security numbers evade paying taxes for their wages. Just because you are undocumented does not exempt you from paying taxes like a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident would. What is ITIN Number? An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, or ITIN…

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    Work Permit (EAD) Renewal: The Complete Guide to I-765 Renewal in 2023

    Published on January 05, 2023

    Getting your Employment Authorization Document (EAD) will not be the last time you have to go through the process. Your EAD has an expiration date, and you should be well prepared and ready for a work permit renewal long before that date. This 2023 complete guide is the first significant step in that preparation. We’ll…

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    Are You Checking USCIS Case Status and Processing Times Accurately in 2023?

    Published on December 06, 2022

    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 the USCIS case status. Checking USCIS processing times is used to see how…

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    How to Get a Police Certificate for Immigration Clearance

    Published on December 01, 2022

    If you are seeking a family green card or marriage green card from overseas, one of the requirements is to obtain and submit a police clearance certificate for immigration clearance. The purpose of the police certificate is for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to get an overview of your criminal background (if any), including any…

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    How to Write an Invitation Letter for U.S. Visa

    Published on November 30, 2022

    Were you asked to write a visa invitation letter by a relative or friend seeking a U.S. nonimmigrant tourist visa? While not a requirement, an invitation letter for a U.S. visitor visa, written by a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, can be a good addition to the visa application. It can be helpful because…