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Dealing with Overdue Taxes as a Resident Alien in the United States
You won’t lose your green card status for having overdue tax payments, but it might affect other immigration processes such as naturalization and travelling abroad. Make sure you sign up with an IRS re-payment plan to get it figured out.
April 15, 2021
What the New Immigration Bill Means for Naturalization Processing
The new bill is aspirational in terms of providing a “pathway to citizenship” without concrete details yet for how such a process would work with the USCIS.
April 14, 2021
Your Work Permit and NIW Application
If you file for an adjustment of status while your NIW application is pending, you might also receive an EAD card by filling out Form I-751. Applicants need to be careful though as their adjustment of status application is fully dependent on whether their NIW is accepted or rejected in this circumstance.
April 13, 2021
What is the Use of Discretion for Green Card Applications?
Discretionary analysis affects every green card applicant. In addition, small errors in USCIS paperwork create inefficiencies when discretion is not regulated by case officers.
April 12, 2021
Tips for your Stepson/Stepdaughter’s Adjustment of Status
Stepchildren can also adjust their status in the United States through an approved immigrant visa. However, considerable wait times apply to certain family-based categories.
April 09, 2021
Steps to Consider if your Petitioner Passes Away
Having a petitioner pass away before your visa is granted to travel to the United States can be problematic. Luckily, there are several options for such applicants so they can still be eligible for a green card in the U.S.
April 08, 2021
What are the Guidelines for Becoming a Joint Sponsor?
Joint sponsors help to take some of the financial burdens off of the original, intending sponsor of the beneficiary. Here’s how to know if you qualify.
April 07, 2021
What to Know Before Applying for a Physician’s NIW
Working in a medically underserved area (MUA) in the U.S. can be a challenging experience as the level of treatment and care needed for medically underserved patients tends to be much different than other affluent and suburban towns in the U.S.
April 06, 2021
National Interest Waiver Application for Artists
While it is a lesser-known application type, artists who have had commercial success in their field might be eligible for a national interest waiver.
April 05, 2021
Applying for a National Interest Waiver While Abroad
The NIW process from abroad can be tricky in terms of collecting all of the application materials while in another country, but the consular processing largely remains the same and follows the same State Department and immigration law for admittance into the United States.
April 02, 2021
Filing an Appeal to Contest a USCIS Case Decision
Appeals are often filed for rejected I-130 petitions for alien relatives. Because an accepted I-130 is needed in order to pursue a family-based green card, appeals of this nature are important procedures.
April 01, 2021
Have you lost your green card abroad? Here’s what to do
Legal residents of the United States need a travel document, sometimes referred to as a “boarding foil” if they have lost their green card abroad before their international flight. Here is the step-by-step process of how to obtain one.
March 31, 2021
Comparing Employment-Based Vs. Family-Based Green Card Acceptance Rates in FY 2020
Overall, more denials occurred per in FY 2020 for family-based green card applications vs. employment-based green card applications.
March 30, 2021
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