The lines might be shorter, but it’s getting tougher to obtain a green card, according to USCIS immigration data for fiscal year 2019.
The U.S. Department of State released its latest Visa Bulletin. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.
The State Department rolled out new rules Thursday that aim to limit “birth tourism” — when pregnant women travel to the United States to give birth in order for their child to obtain a U.S. passport.The new rules, which go… View Article
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) wants to dramatically increase fees for immigrants and visa applicants — but how does the new proposal compare with past increases?USCIS fees: A brief historyWould-be immigrants to the United States have had to pay… View Article
This article was provided by Nova Credit, a company that helps immigrants use their international credit history in the United States.Building a U.S. credit history is important for anyone who’s recently moved to the U.S. in order to ensure you… View Article
A coalition of more than 100 of the nation’s leading companies — including Microsoft, Levi Strauss, and Twitter — on Thursday filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, urging that the Department of… View Article
USCIS will require that immigrants show ID and personally sign for delivery of green cards, work permits, and other immigration documents sent via mail.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received almost 30,000 public comments decrying its plan to dramatically increase fees for core immigration services, including a a more than 80% hike in the cost of citizenship and a 56% increase in… View Article
After working in the United States on an H-1B visa, a marriage-based green card gave Malaysian-born graphic designer Andrew a chance to build a future with his husband Ian, a psychologist from Colorado. Boundless caught up with Andrew shortly after… View Article
This article was provided by Nova Credit, a company that helps immigrants use their international credit history in the United States.It used to be that a newcomer to the United States couldn’t “bring” their credit report or international credit score… View Article