What is Naturalization?

 Thu, Jun 27th, 06:26 PM

Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a non-U.S. citizen who fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). How to Apply for Naturalization To apply for naturalization, one must file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. You May Qualify for Naturalization if: You are over the age [...]

What are the US Visa Wait Times?

 Fri, Jun 21st, 11:06 PM

Advance travel planning and submitting your visa application early are always important. If you plan to apply for a nonimmigrant visa to come to the United States as a temporary visitor, be aware of the information we provide below. The wait times to obtain a U.S. visa is dependent on the country you are applying [...]

What is E-Verify?

 Mon, Jun 17th, 10:23 PM

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. Anyone who wants to work in the U.S. must have employment authorization. Why E-Verify? Why do people come to the [...]

When do I need work authorization?

 Fri, Jun 14th, 11:34 PM

Before any person can work in the United States, they must prove to an employer that they have a work authorization. U.S. citizens, permanent residents and others granted long-term status prove this by showing an unrestricted Social Security card, U.S birth certificate, a US passport, naturalization certificate, permanent resident card (Green Card), or an employment [...]

How to get a Work Permit

 Wed, Jun 12th, 12:19 AM

An Employment Authorization Document (EAD), also known as an EAD card, work permit, or working permit, is a document issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that proves that the holder is authorized to work in the United States. An EAD is a plastic card that is usually valid for one year [...]

Immigration Form 601A

 Fri, Jun 7th, 08:38 PM

Beginning March 4, 2013, certain immigrant visa applicants who are spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives) can apply for provisional unlawful presence waivers before they leave the United States. The provisional unlawful presence waiver process allows individuals, who only need a waiver of inadmissibility for unlawful presence, to apply for a waiver [...]

Instructions in Filling Out Form I-485

 Wed, Jun 5th, 11:13 PM

Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, is used by immigrants to adjust their status on their way to obtaining their green card in the United States.  The purpose of this article is to give you general instructions on how to fill out the application. The form consists of 5 parts and [...]

Student Visas USA

 Fri, May 31st, 07:36 PM

Generally, a citizen from a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. You must have a student visa to study in the United States. Your course of study and the type of school you [...]

The American Work Visa Application

 Tue, May 28th, 10:16 PM

If you want to work in the U.S. temporarily as a nonimmigrant, under U.S. immigration law, you need a specific visa based on the type of work you will be doing. Most temporary worker categories require that the applicant’s prospective employer or agent file a petition which must be approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration [...]