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  • ac21 portability rule

    Changing Employers Or Job Offers Under AC21 Portability Rule

    Published on May 24, 2021

    Backlogs and long processing times are regular obstacles in the immigration process. Having your I-485 pending for half a year can be stressful especially with a job change coming up. To relieve some of the stress, applicants should take advantage of Form I-485, Supplement J and the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-First Century Act of…

  • Processing Time

    USCIS Hoping For More Accurate Processing Times with New Calculations

    Published on May 13, 2021

    One of the worst parts about the immigration system is all the waiting. It is not uncommon for clients to check USCIS processing times daily. Fortunately, USCIS is pilot testing what they hope to be a more accurate processing time calculation. The forms in the pilot phase are a sampling of forms used in family-based…

  • ss5 form

    Everything You Wanted to Know About the SS5 Form

    Published on May 12, 2021

    If you are changing your immigration status from green card holder to U.S. citizen, you will need to obtain a Social Security card for the first time by printing out Form SS-5,  Social Security Administration: Application for a Social Security Card, filling in the information and either mailing your application or taking it to your local…

  • 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…

  • Public Charge Rule Blocked

    Trump-Era Public Charge Rule Blocked; Reverts to Old Version

    Published on March 25, 2021

    In the latest public charge rule news, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) formally announced that the Biden Administration would no longer be applying the Trump-era changes to the rule, which made it difficult for lower-income to obtain lawful permanent U.S. residency (i.e., green card). DHS Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas said the Trump-era public charge…

  • Citizenship Through Military Service

    How to Get Citizenship Through Military Service

    Published on February 05, 2021

    The United States honors itself in taking care of its military members. One way it helps its service members is by offering a special pathway to citizenship through military service. The pathway for service members includes many benefits for members and their families. Still, there are meticulous and strict statutes that must be followed to…

  • citizenship f.a.q.

    Thorough Answers to 32 Citizenship F.A.Q.

    Published on January 25, 2021

    Citizenship may seem like a simple process, but as you start going through the application process questions will naturally arise. We’ve collected and answered 32 of the most common citizenship F.A.Q. to help you through the process.

  • get a U.S. passport

    How to Get a U.S. Passport | What You Need to Know

    Published on January 08, 2021

    One of the most valuable documents in the world is the U.S. passport. With it, there are only a few places you can’t travel to, and, when you’re abroad, it can sometimes protect you. If you don’t have one, this post will help you learn what you need to get a U.S. passport. Table of…