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

  • 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,…

  • work permit renewal

    Work Permit (I-765) Renewal

    Published on July 08, 2020

    Entering the United States with a visa does not necessarily guarantee you the right to work. For many nonimmigrant visas (such as the H-4 visa), you will need to get a work permit to be able to be employed in the country. Your journey to getting permission to be employed in the U.S. begins by…

  • EAD Card vs Green Card

    EAD Card vs Green Card | Similarities and Differences

    Published on June 12, 2020

    When individuals contemplate immigrating to the United States, their first thought usually sways towards a green card. While this may be the ultimate goal, there are other options available that would allow you to work in the United States until a green card is issued. Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) are granted when an individual has…