Category: Immigration



What To Do When A Green Card Is Lost Or Stolen

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When a Green Card or Lawful Permanent Resident Card is lost or stolen, an immigrant should take action to record this fact. From a USCIS perspective, the I-90 form requires (as a supporting document) a copy of the Green Card or a copy of another government-issued form of identification that contains your name, date of […]

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Parole in Place: Immigration Option For An Illegal Spouse, Child, Or Parent Of A Military Member

[Leer Post en Espanol] “Parole in Place” or “PIP” is an uncommon immigration option that is not as formalized as most USCIS processes. There is no PIP Form at USCIS and currently the process is free, at no cost to the immigrant or military member. However, it is recommended that a military member seek the […]

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Important Note On Where To File USCIS Forms

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Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the proper government agency to file most Immigrations Forms. A common issue arises in an immigration process: where to file? USCIS is a vast agency with offices throughout the United States. However, each form generally has specific instructions on (1) the proper filing fee, and (2) the […]

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The I-751 Basics: Removing Conditions Placed Upon A Temporary Green Card

A conditional Green Card generally occurs during Marriage-Based Green Card processing, where a U.S. Citizen spouse petitions for a foreign-national spouse to reside permanently within the United States. The conditions are placed on the Green Card when the marriage between the spouses is less than two years old. The reason for this is because a new […]

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K Visa: The Basics

The K Visa is a topic of much concern, both in politics and among immigration law, both of which are far beyond the basics explained here. Additionally, even a T.V. series was based around the K Visa, the show being called: 90 Day Fiancé. For starters, the K visa category is the “marriage visa,” also […]

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The Extreme Hardship Waiver: Unlawful Presence

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In immigration, there comes a time when the strongest argument is based on people’s relationship to one another. This article touches one aspect of the Extreme Hardship Waiver, an argument in times of unlawful presence. Unlawful presence generally occurs when someone: enters the U.S. illegally; overstays their visa; or overstays some other permission to enter […]

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NC Immigration: The DMV And Getting A Driver’s License

The North Carolina DMV Handbook states that an immigrant or visa holder needs any two (2) of the following: Permanent Resident Card, Waiver Traveler/Waiver Business Admission Stamp, Machine-Readable Immigrant Visa (MRIV) with Temp I-551 Language, U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card, Temporary I-551 Stamp on Passport or I-94, Other Documents (Non-Student) w/Alien Number, I-766 Employment […]

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