USCIS Reminds Applicants for Travel Documents to Apply Early

What is an Advance ParolePermission to return to the United States after travel abroad granted by DHSThe mission of the Department of Homeland Security -The many men and women who daily protect our borders and secure our country are committed to the safety of our homeland. DHS is now responsible for immigration and naturalizationThe conferring, by any means, of citizenship upon a person after...
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USCIS Ombudsman Update on Derivative I-485 Applications

The United States CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Service Ombudsman issued an update on what you can do if your I-485 Application for Adjustment has been approved but a family member’s I-485 remains...
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Representative Gutierrez Outlines Principles for a New Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

On October 13, 2009, Representative Luis Gutierrez from Illinois outlined core principles in a comprehensive immigration reform bill he plans on introducing later this year.  Once the entire bill is introduced, we will analyze it to determine if it actually fixes our broken immigration system.  For now, here is the text of Rep. Gutierrez’s press release. (Washington DC) At a rally...
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USCIS Changes Filing Location of Forms I-600 and I-600A

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new address for prospective adoptive parents to submit Form I 600, Petition to Classify OrphanThe Immigration and NationalityThe country of a...
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DOS Releases November 2009 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released its November 2009 Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor (B), temporary worker (H)). A visa does not grant the bearer the right to enter the United States. The Department of State (DOS) is responsible for visa adjudication at U.S. Embassies and Consulates outside of the U.S. The...
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