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May 2021

Effective Steps for Consular Processing

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a previous article, we explained what you need to do to get your Green Card if you’re in the U.S. today, we tell you about the Consular Process. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Consular Processing is the process you follow if you reside outside the U.S. once you have an immigrant petition approved, and an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa is immediately available to you.   Follow these steps to apply for an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa at an U.S. Consulate or Embassy in your home country:  Make sure you’re eligible. Whether you’re applying for a Green Card through a family member or a visa through an employer, your first step is to make sure that you are eligible for such benefit, and that your visa category is up-to-date to process your case.  File your immigration request and wait for a decision. USCIS...

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Adjustment of Status: Why Do I Need It

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you in the United States and have recently received the approval on your Family Petition? Perhaps your fiancé is coming to the United States with his K1 Visa approved and you are getting married soon; or you’ve found an amazing job and your boss wants to sponsor you! If that’s so, then you are in need of an Adjustment of Status.  [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] It is very important to be able to have a legal status in the U.S., and the Green Card is possibly one of the most sought-after immigration processes. The Adjustment of Status is the process you need to request a Green Card if...

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Venezuelans: Temporary Protected Status is Here

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Temporary Protected Status, best known as TPS, is a temporary immigration status created by Congress in the Immigration Act of 1990, and it is given to people from specific countries that are going through complicated situations. These countries could have been selected because they have ongoing armed conflicts, environmental disasters, or extraordinary conditions that prove to be a threat against people and a good quality of life. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] TPS has been the right step and solution for people who, already in the US, cannot go home due to the unsafety of their home country, making departure or deportation unjustified. While being on a temporary immigration status, TPS provides a work permit and stay of deportation.    How to know if you are eligible...

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A Complete Guide To Filing a Family Petition

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Making the decision to start an immigration process is an important step in anyone’s life, so it’s just as important to be as informed as possible on what you need so you can be ready before you start a case. If you have been asking yourself how to proceed into filing a Form I-130, best known as Family Petition, we tell you more about it here. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is a Family Petition and do I need it?  Usually form I-130 must be filed in order to petition a relative. There are different categories, depending mostly on the person you want to petition. If this person, referred to as Beneficiary, is an immediate relative (spouse, or minor...

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