U.S. Passport Card Online Application Now Available

On January 24, 2012, the Department of State’s Office of Passport Services will launch a 90-day pilot program allowing adult U.S. citizens living in the United States and Canada to apply for a passport card online. By applying online, customers will not be required to mail in their current passport book and necessary forms. To participate in this program, applicants must currently possess a...
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TPS Extended for El Salvador

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 has extended Temporary Protected StatusEstablishes a legislative basis for allowing a group of persons temporary refuge in the United States. Under a...
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DOS Releases February 2012 Visa Bulletin

U.S. Department of State released the February 2012 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 Department...
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New Proposal Will Help Illegal Relatives of U.S. Citizens

Obama administration officials announced that they are proposing a fix to a Catch-22 in immigration law that could spare hundreds of thousands of American citizens from prolonged separations from illegal immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent residents are also commonly referred to as immigrants; however, the Immigration and NationalityThe...
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