Green Cards Explained

Chances are that you already know a thing or two about green cards, and know someone who has been trying to get their hands on one regardless of whether or not you’ve actively been trying to get one for yourself. But did you know that there are several types of green cards – each of […]

Here’s What You Need to Do to Become a US Citizen

Millions of people from across the globe are interested in moving to the United States – and for good reason. Not only does the United States offer a unique set of opportunities and high standards of living, but it is also quite easy to build and maintain a strong network that will help you for […]

Planning On Going to College in the US? Here’s How You Can Secure Your Student Visa

Every year, almost 600,000 international students from over 200 countries apply to study in U.S universities and colleges. When you consider the fact that 7 out of the 10 top-rated higher education providers are located within America, including world-renowned names such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and MIT, it’s hardly surprising. Many of the foreign students […]

What to Expect From an Immigration Medical

The immigration medical is an essential part of any green card application. This comprehensive assessment aims to screen potential U.S residents for any health conditions that render them a threat to public safety. Individuals will be ruled inadmissible if they: Are afflicted by a serious communicable disease. Cannot provide documentation to prove that they are […]

A Complete Guide to the O-1 Visa

Amidst the Trump administration’s rhetoric about reforming immigration laws to prioritize only the best foreign applicants, it’s worth taking a look at a visa that was specifically set up to reward extraordinary individuals that have a track record of achievement in their chosen fields. Understanding the O-1 Visa In 1990, the USCIS introduced the O-1 […]

What Would Planned Changes to Per-Country Visa Caps Mean For Immigrants?

While the House Appropriations Committee’s 2019 spending bill contained many notes of optimism for immigration activists, including a substantial rejection of any further border wall spending as well as new protections for DACA veterans and family migrants, one potentially game-changing amendment managed to slip underneath the radar. H.R. 392 or the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants […]

4 Reasons Why Your K-1 Visa Application Was Denied

4 Reasons Why Your K-1 Visa Application Was Denied The K-1 is a non-immigrant visa, which allows any US citizen to sponsor a foreign fiancé that they wish to invite to the United States. As part of the requirements for this visa, the petitioning couple must prove that they intend to get married within 90 […]

What to Do If You Receive an NTA Form

What to Do If You Receive an NTA Form On June 28, 2018, the USCIS set forth new policy guidance for the issuance of Notice to Appear (NTA) forms. These updated guidelines enable immigration agencies to send out NTAs in situations where a denial of USCIS benefits causes an applicant to lose their legal resident […]

Here’s What You Need to Know About President Trump’s New Asylum Ban

As the national conversation surrounding the so-called migrant caravan reached fever pitch earlier this November, President Trump took the opportunity to sign his most legally controversial immigration policy yet. The so-called asylum ban places broad restrictions on the rights of asylum seekers that enter the country through illegal border crossings. According to acting Attorney General […]

Everything You Need To Know About the H1B Visa

What Is the H1B Visa? The H1B non-immigrant visa is designed to attract skilled foreign workers to fill specialized roles where there is currently a shortage of US-based talent. Qualified applicants must possess a relevant four-year Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent of 12 years of experience in their chosen field, as well as any appropriate […]