What if I Enter the US on a Fiancé Visa but we Never got Married?

If you are not a U.S. citizen and you wish to marry someone who is, you can enter the country through a K-1 or fiancé visa. But, there are some strict conditions that come with this visa. One of the most important requirements is that you and your partner marry within 90 days of your […]

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USCIS Modifies H-1B Selection Process to Prioritize Wages

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is making changes to the H-1B selection process. What is H-1B? H-1B is a temporary visa offered to people with specialty occupations, DOD cooperative research and development project workers, and fashion models. Who is Eligible? Some requirements for a specialty occupation include: Theoretical and practical application of a […]

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USCIS Biometrics Appointments are Delayed

COVID-19 has majorly impacted people all over the world. The pandemic has been especially hard on those who are attempting to obtain American citizenship. For example, we have seen tax-paying immigrants denied stimulus checks because they do not have social security numbers. Now, the Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced continued delays when it […]

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Mixed-Status Families Eligible for Stimulus Check

Stimulus checks have been a large source of controversy. People have been anxiously awaiting to find out if and when they would receive another stimulus check. Things have been especially complicated for mixed-status families. During the first round, families of mixed-status were denied stimulus. This means if you were a United States Citizen married to […]

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Governor Cuomo Signs the ‘Protect Our Courts’ Act

New York City courts have been facing a lot of tension recently. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have been performing arrests without warrants on undocumented immigrants traveling to and from NYC courts. This has caused a great amount of fear for immigrants who need to attend court. Additionally, it has caused a lot of […]

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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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