asylum Articles

  • EAD Card vs Green Card

    EAD Card vs Green Card | Similarities and Differences

    Published on November 09, 2023

    When individuals contemplate immigrating to the United States, their first thought usually sways toward 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. Individuals receive Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) when they have a…

  • Work Permit (EAD) Renewal Cover Photo

    Work Permit (EAD) Renewal

    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…

  • tps requirements

    TPS Requirements & Eligibility Complete Guide

    Published on May 24, 2022

    Ukraine and Sudan are the two most recent countries to receive Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) due to the unsafe living conditions from the war with Russia and political unrest in Sudan. There are about 59,600 individuals from Ukraine in the U.S. who may be eligible for…

  • migrant vs immigrant

    Migrant vs. Immigrant and Refugee vs. Asylee: Which One Are You?

    Published on November 07, 2021

    It’s important to know how the government defines you when attempting to come to the United States. For example, what’s the difference between a migrant vs. immigrant or asylee vs. refugee? Is there a difference? For legal purposes, ignore all other sources for definitions and go straight to the Department of Homeland Security (DOH). Since…

  • USCIS Fee Changes 2020

    USCIS Will Make Significant Fee Changes Starting in October 2020

    Published on August 29, 2020

    Starting on October 2, 2020, applicants requesting certain naturalization and immigration benefits should prepare for some changes to the current filing fees.

  • USCIS furloughs

    How USCIS Furloughs Will Affect Your Immigration Application

    Published on August 19, 2020

    Note: As predicted as a possible option in the earlier version of this article, USCIS furloughs were delayed. “USCIS expects to be able to maintain operations through the end of fiscal year 2020,” wrote USCIS in a statement on August 25, 2020. “Aggressive spending reduction measures will impact all agency operations, including naturalizations, and will…