Posts by Ulysis Cabanan



Should I include unauthorized work in my employment history?

April 14, 2021

Should I include unauthorized work in my employment history?Accuracy and honesty on a marriage-based green card application are extremely important. Successful applicants therefore list all of their employment history, including any period of unauthorized work.Leaving out this information can have… View Article


What is the FICA Tax Refund?

April 9, 2021

The FICA tax is a way of life for working American citizens, but many immigrants may be surprised to learn that they don’t need to pay the tax depending on their immigration status. If they are exempt, they qualify for… View Article






#BoundlessCouple: Mina and Mike

March 25, 2021

Mina and Mike met five years ago when they were both students in Chicago. Mina, who is originally from Colombia, was studying for her undergraduate degree, while Mike was a graduate student in architecture. The couple weathered a long distance… View Article


I lost my EAD card, what should I do?

March 24, 2021

I lost my EAD card, what should I do?When an applicant’s green card application is approved at or after an interview, they become a Lawful Permanent Resident and would no longer need an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) to work.However, if… View Article


What if my spouse or I didn’t file taxes?

March 17, 2021

What if my spouse or I didn’t file taxes?If the sponsoring spouse (or joint sponsor, if any) did not file taxes in the previous year, they will need to include an exemption letter explaining why no taxes were filed.The spouse… View Article



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