Category: Adjustment of Status


Brazilian Birth Certificate for US Immigration Purposes

[Ler Post em Português] Brazilian Birth Certificates vary in form depending on the state where it was issued and can be found at the Civil Registry (Cartório de Registro Civil das Pessoas Naturais) of the Brazilian State of Birth. However, there are two (2) versions that are acceptable for US Immigration: standard version and unabridged […]

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US Immigration Requirements: Colombia Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Police Certificates

[Leer Post en Espanol] The US Immigration Process is very strict when it comes to documentary requirements. The National Visa Center (NVC) is the leading guidance regardless if you are applying for a Green Card in the United States through the Adjustment of Status process, at the US Embassy in Bogata, or at any other […]

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Bona Fide Marriage Evidence: How many Photos does USCIS want with an I-130 Filing?

[Leer Post en Espanol]     [Ler Post em Português] Bona Fide Marriage Evidence means: documentation or proof that a marriage is true, loving, and real, and not solely for the purposes of acquiring a Green Card. For purposes of the I-130 marriage-based filing, our office has the following formula/criteria to determine the ideal amount of […]

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Using DACA Advanced Parole to help Adjust Status (I-130/I-485) versus Consular Process

In the recent Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California (Jun. 18, 2020), the US Supreme Court partly rescinded the Trump Administration cancellation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). However, the common question, can DACA Holders use an Advanced Parole Entry (I-94) issued through the DACA in a subsequent Adjustment […]

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Mga Tips at Tricks sa Pakikipanayam Para sa Pagsasaayos ng Katayuan Base sa Isang Kasal (Taong 2020) ng USCIS

[Read this Post in English] Congratulations po sa inyo dahil nakaskedyul ka na para sa USCIS Green Card Interview. Maaring ito ay mahaba o maikling proseso na sumubok sa pasensya at sa relasyon ninyo. Ang Green Card na panayam, kung batay sa kasal, ay nakatuon sa bisa at lakas ng kasal. Ang mga dokumento na […]

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U.S. Citizen’s Guide to Immigrating a Japanese Spouse to the United States

There are three options to immigrating a Spouse of a US Citizen to the United States: CR-1/IR-1 Spousal Immigrant Visa Adjustment of Status K-3 Spousal Visa Lets dive into a brief understanding of the three options: CR-1/IR-1 Visa: Spousal Immigrant Visa The CR-1/IR-1 Visa is the most likely option if you married your Japanese spouse […]

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Japanese Birth Certificate for US Immigration Purposes

In Japan, the household registration document (also known as the koseki) is generally the document used as a Japanese Birth Certificate. The US Government, whether in USCIS or at a US Embassy/Consulate abroad, accepts any of the following three types of Japanese Birth Certificate: Full version of family register (Koseki Tohon/Zenbu jiko shomeisho) Short version of […]

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Entrevista de Ajuste de Status com base em casamento em 2020: dicas e truques

[Read this post in English] Parabéns por chegar à etapa da entrevista do Green Card! Pode ter sido um processo longo ou curto, que testou sua paciência e seu relacionamento. A entrevista do Green Card, quando baseada em casamento, foca na validade e na força do casamento. Documentos de suporte, como: Fotos Registros de comunicação […]

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How to apply for a marriage license as an immigrant in North Carolina?

Congratulations on taking the next step, Marriage! As an Immigrant or someone marrying an immigrant, the marriage process is normally unknown. Before getting married in North Carolina, a marriage license must be obtained. The following documents must be presented at the time of the appointment:  Valid photo ID: A valid photo ID includes a Driver’s […]

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Fiança Pública e o formulário I-945

[Read this Post in English] Entre todas as mudanças que envolvem a nova regra final de “cobrança pública” (Final Public Charge Rule), foi criada a implementação de uma ferramenta severa de imigração: uma fiança pública (public charge bond) de US$ 8100. Este artigo terá como objetivo responder às seguintes perguntas básicas: O que é uma […]

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