Three Most Common Ways to Get a Green Card

Virtual Weddings and U.S. Immigration Law

One of the many impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is the great usage of technology and virtual world to communicate with people and complete many daily tasks. In the world of immigration, it has forced many couples to use technology to get married. What is Proxy Marriage? Proxy marriage happens when individuals wish to get

COVID-19 Vaccination Will Be Required for Most Intending Immigrants to USA Starting in October

The Nationality Act (INA), section 212(a)(1)(A)(ii) sets requirements for foreign nationals to demonstrate a proof of, if they wish to obtain permanent residence in the United States. Amongst those requirements are “any… vaccinations against vaccine-preventable diseases recommended by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices.” Towards the end of August, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What is a J Visa and Who Can Benefit From It?

Overview J visa is a nonimmigrant visa which allows the applicant to participate in an exchange visitor program in the U.S. There are a number of categories that fit under the J visa umbrella and some of the most common ones include: au pair, government visitors, interns, physicians, professors and research scholars, students, summer work

What Is the H-2B Program and Who Can Benefit From It

Updated Information on COVID-19 Travel to the U.S.

Many COVID-19 restrictions may slowly be coming to an end. However, as to travel restrictions, many worldwide precautions are still in place, limiting how and where to one can travel. As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. continues to limit the travel into the country. The red list originally created by the

What is a Fiance/K-1 Visa and How to Apply?

K-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa that allows U.S citizens to bring their partner to the U.S. and get married within 90 days. The process allows for partners from foreign countries to enter U.S. without having to marry outside of the U.S. and wait for the CR-1 visa process to be completed, which can take

Prioritizing Visa and Green Card Processing

Do you have a pending green card application? Previous administration ceased the processing of most green card applications, creating a backlog of about 500,000 in February 2021, compared to less than 100,000 in January 2020. However, in early March the Biden administration announced that it is directing U.S. embassies and consulates to prioritize the processing

What is an EB1 Green Card and O1 Visa?

There are many different options available when trying to obtain a visa or a green card in the United States. Some of those include options for individuals who demonstrate expertise or recognized talent in a specialized filed. Those fields include scientists, researchers, doctors, business executives, educators, academics, and any other professionals with renowned talents. EB-1

10 Steps to Becoming a U.S. Citizen

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services or USCIS website summarizes the process of becoming a US Citizen in 10 steps. Below we will discuss each step in more details. Double check that you are not already a U.S. Citizen. It is possible to acquire or derive a citizenship and some people do not realize that