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  • Who Is Eligible For Concurrent Filing

    Who Is Eligible For Concurrent Filing? Complete Guide for I-130, I-140 with I-485

    Published on January 13, 2023

    Concurrent filing is a not-so-well-known tool that some immigration applicants are eligible for. It is available to immigrants in family-based immigration cases, as well as in employment immigration cases. On this page about concurrent filing, you will find out who is eligible for concurrent filing, the fees associated with it, how the entire process works,…

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    Employment Based Green Card & I-485 Processing Timeline: The Definitive Guide

    Published on January 12, 2023

    Getting an employment-based green card can be a long but rewarding process. There are many advantages to using your employment to gain lawful permanent resident status in the U.S., and there are many ways to go about getting this status. One such way is through an adjustment of status through the use of an I-485…

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    Can I Work While Waiting For a Marriage-Based Green Card?

    Published on January 05, 2023

    There are two ways through which you may be eligible for a marriage-based green card. One is by being the spouse of a U.S. citizen, and the other is to marry a lawful permanent resident (LPR) in the U.S. In either case, your U.S. citizen or permanent resident spouse will have to sponsor your green…

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    Job Change After Green Card Approval or I-140 Approval

    Published on January 02, 2023

    The approval of a green card is an exciting time for most immigrants. However, many wonder how long they must stay with their employer without facing penalties or jeopardizing their green card application process. In this post, we’ll explore the process of a job change after green card approval, what to expect, and more detailed…

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    Immigration Medical Exam: The Complete Guide [2022]

    Published on November 28, 2022

    No matter your route to getting a green card USCIS requires all immigrants to go through a medical exam. As with everything in regard to immigration, there are specific protocols and regulations for a USCIS medical exam. Learn everything you need to know about the exam here.

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    Green Card Consular Processing Benefits & Steps

    Published on November 16, 2022

    Consular processing is a method by which a beneficiary of an approved family-based, employment-based or other immigration petition can apply for a visa through a U.S. Department of State consulate office abroad. There are many benefits when it comes to green card consular processing. However, you must first determine if you fit into an eligible…

  • Traveling on an H-1B Visa

    H-1B Travel While Your I-485 Is Pending

    Published on October 14, 2022

    Many H-1B visa holders who have filed I-485 applications are finding difficulty identifying the proper procedure for reentry into the United States after traveling abroad. However, there are two possibilities that can occur depending on the specific visa status. The foreign national has the option to either reenter the country through Advance Parole (AP) or…

  • What Happens to Your Green Card After Divorce

    Green Card After Divorce: What Happens to Permanent Resident Status?

    Published on October 08, 2022

    Divorce is never pretty, but in the case of immigration law, it can be devastating in the wrong circumstances. Understandably, many immigrants who come to the United States wonder if a divorce will jeopardize their green card. If you were granted U.S. residence due to a marriage to a U.S. citizen, then your initial “conditional”…