Immigration Law Blog

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    Tips to start your new life in the U.S.

    Moving to a new country is one of the most challenging and many times, rewarding things a person can take on in their lifetime. However, there are many different factors that must be considered when you move to the United States. It is important to have the correct resources to guide you in the direction of […]

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    Immigration Consultant Fraud Alerts

    As unfortunate as it is, one of the most commonly seen types of fraud is fraud that targets new immigrants to the United States. Immigration consulting fraud, also referred to as Notario Fraud is becoming a major issue amongst newcomers to the United States. During these scams, people with bad intentions act as notary publics, […]

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    Can I become a citizen if I marry a U.S. citizen?

    There are a number of different ways that a person can become a U.S. citizen, one of those being through marriage. If a non-U.S. national were to marry a citizen of the United States, they can obtain a Green Card. In order to become qualified to obtain citizenship through marriage, you will have to meet […]

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    Common Scams Targeting New Immigrants

    When a person immigrates to the United States, there are a number of resources to help them get their footing and make it easy to adjust to life in a new and possibly unfamiliar country. Unfortunately, not everyone truly wants to help, even if they say they do. It is important that you verify the […]

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    What should I know about taking the civics test?

    One of the most crucial parts of the naturalization process is passing the civics test. The civics examination tests your knowledge of information about the United States. You will also be required to take an examination that tests your knowledge reading, writing, and speaking the English language. You will be required to read at least […]

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    Importance of Knowing Current Information for Civics Exam

    With the recent change in political power in the United States, it is important that any person who plans to take the United States civics test during the naturalization process has the most up to date information. If you are taking the civics exam, it is important to be aware of these changes in order to […]

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    What are the benefits of obtaining citizenship?

    When a person comes to the United States and obtains a permanent resident status, they may have intentions of working towards becoming a naturalized citizen of the country. In order to do so, they will have to wait three years after obtaining a permanent resident status to become eligible to start the naturalization process. Once […]

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    Major Changes in U.S. Immigration Law

    With the recent change in political power in the United States, there have also been a number of announcements regarding changes in U.S. immigration policy. President Trump recently signed an Executive Order that no longer allows visas to be issued to people from seven countries. The countries that are affected by this ban are Iraq, […]

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    What should I do if I lost my travel documents?

    When you are in the United States on a visa, it is important that you have all of your travel documents including your passport, your visa, or a paper version of your I-94 Form. It can be incredibly stressful for a person to lose their travel documentation, or even more stressful if you believe that […]

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    What happens if my visa gets denied?

    When a foreign national wants to come to the United States for any number of reasons, they will have to apply for a visa in order to enter the country and spend time here legally. The type of visa that you will apply for depends on the reason for which you are coming to the […]

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    International Intern Exchanges

    If you are a college or university student from a country outside of the United States and would like to come to the United States to participate in an internship, you will be required to apply for a J-1 Visa. In order to be considered eligible for this type of visa, there are a number […]

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    Protection for immigrants who are domestic violence victims

    There are unfortunately a lot of situations where immigrants who are married to United States citizens are abused by their spouse. They were brought to the United States by their spouse’s petition and are now trapped here in a marriage that has resulted in being the victim of domestic violence. The United States takes domestic […]