Update: New U.S. Citizenship Test is Longer and More Difficult

As you may know, there are many different steps one must take to become a citizen of the United States. One requirement is passing a citizenship test. This test is used to ensure that immigrants have basic knowledge of the English language and U.S. History. Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security announced plans […]

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Potential Restoration of DACA | What to Know

Recently, a federal district judge ordered the Trump administration to fully reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. So, what is the DACA Program? What happened to it? What changes are to come? Read on to learn more about the potential restoration of the program. June 12th, 2012 The Secretary of Homeland Security […]

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3 & 10 Year Bar Waivers | What to Know

There are rules and regulations to follow when it comes to entering and re-entering the country. If proper protocol is not followed, there may be serious consequences. One of the obstacles you may face if you reside illegally in the United States, leave, and then return illegally, is a 3 & 10 Year Bar. What […]

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Department of Homeland Security Proposes New Rule

There are a lot of rules and regulations when it comes to immigration. As such, these rules are subject to change. Rules are altered and new ones are created often. Currently, the Department of Homeland Security is in the process of creating a new rule. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a new […]

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Revised Naturalization Civics Test? | What to Know

When someone wishes to enter the country and become a U.S. Citizen, they will have to take an exam. This exam will test the applicant on his or her understanding of the basics of the English language, as well as U.S. history and government. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a plan to revise this […]

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Fiancé Visas | What You Need to Know

Getting married is exciting, but it often involves a lot of planning. A marriage requires even more planning when you, or your fiancé, do not have U.S. Citizenship. Entering the United States can be a complicated process. That is why it is important to do your research, educate yourself, and speak with an immigration attorney. Read […]

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USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fee | What You Need to Know

The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act was signed into law on October 1. This required the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to increase its fees for premium processing. Premium processing provides expedited processing for Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker. To receive […]

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