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Should I Apply For A Fiancé(e) Visa Or A Marriage Green Card?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you have made the decision to get married, congratulations! Being engaged, or having plans to get married, is a big step in anyone’s life. If you and your partner have made the decision to live together in the United States, the decision that follows is just as important as everything else: Will you apply for a fiancé(e) visa or a marriage green card?[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is a Fiancé(e) Visa?  A Fiancé(e) Visa, also known as K-1 Visa, is obtained by filing Form I-129F. If your fiancé(e) is out of the U.S. and you want them to come over to get married, this is the step to take for them to be able...

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Can I Apply For a Work Permit?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We understand how important it is to be able to support yourself and your family. In the United States employers have the obligation to make sure that their employees can work in the US, regardless of citizenship or national origin. To get an Employment Authorization Document (“EAD”), also known as Work Permit, you need to file Form I-765. It is very important to remember that without the proper authorization, working in the US is not permitted and could put you and any immigration process in risk. However, applying for the Work Permit is not difficult![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How Do I Apply for a Work Permit? If you apply for this application...

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Your rights and obligations as a legal permanent resident in the US

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Your rights and obligations as a legal permanent resident in the US Becoming a permanent resident in the United States is a great accomplishment. It gives you numerous opportunities and gives you peace of mind about living in the country on a permanent basis. However, as you become a legal permanent resident, it’s important that you understand all the rights and responsibilities that come with it.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Your rights as a legal permanent resident Acquiring this status allows you to enjoy a lot of benefits and perform many activities in the U.S, some of your rights are: Live permanently in the United States By definition, a permanent resident is someone...

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Tear down the invisible wall

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Tear down the invisible wall Mr. Biden, Tear Down the Invisible Wall By Jorge A. Molina The election of Mr. Biden by the slimmest of margins shows the need to heal our country. To bind up the nation’s wounds and divisions, Mr. Biden should tear down Mr. Trump’s invisible wall of hate and division. Mr. Trump’s invisible wall has proven eerily effective at keeping family’s apart and hamstringing American businesses. Mr. Trump’s invisible wall includes a laundry list of radical policy changes and harebrained regulations designed to stop legal immigration to the United States. The most recent one by the Trump administration is...

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How to apply for citizenship through marriage

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How to apply for citizenship through marriage There are many ways to become a naturalized citizen in the United States. One of the most common is through the form N-400 or Request for Naturalization, and although the same form is used in different situations, there are many things that differ when you apply for citizenship through marriage. Filing form N-400 based on your marriage reduces the time you must wait as a permanent resident before applying, but you’ll need to know everything about the supporting documents and steps you need to follow, we’ll explain here:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Start by checking if you meet the requirements to apply...

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How your selective service registration can affect naturalization

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How your selective service registration can affect naturalization When planning to apply for citizenship through Form N-400, requirements such as your continuous residence and time as a permanent resident are often mentioned. Nonetheless, one of the most important requisites for males is the registration in the Selective Service. The Selective Service System is an Independent agency of the United States government that stores information of male citizens and immigrants between the age of 18 and 25. All male American citizens must complete their registration on the first 30 days after their 18th birthday. In the case of male immigrants, they must register on the first...

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How to prepare for USCIS interview after my citizenship application

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How to prepare for USCIS interview after my citizenship application It is commonly known that in order to obtain your citizenship in the U.S. you must comply with certain requirements and have some knowledge in basic history and the Constitution of the country. That is why, as soon as you think about starting your naturalization process, you must find out if you meet the requirements for your application to be accepted and start preparing yourself for the interview process.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Some tips to prepare for your citizenship interview Although most people know about the interview, they usually wait until they’ve been notified about their appointment to...

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How do I apply for naturalization through military service?

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How do I apply for naturalization through military service? Immigrants make up a great part of the U.S Armed Forces. Ever since the foundation of the country, foreign-born men and women have defended the United States in every armed conflict and have proved they deserve to be treated as true American citizens. The Immigration and Nationality Act (I.N.A.) allows permanent residents who serve or have served the country to apply for naturalization through military service after meeting some requirements. Currently, there are approximately 511,000 foreign-born veterans in the United States, and a lot of them, along with people who are currently serving can become American...

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Cómo afecta el registro en el Servicio Selectivo en tu naturalización

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cómo afecta el registro en el Servicio Selectivo en tu naturalización Al planear un cambio hacia la ciudadanía a través del Formulario N-400, existen ciertos consejos o aspectos que siempre se mencionan antes de iniciar. Sin embargo, quizá uno de los problemas a los que más se enfrentan algunos, es el que surge al no inscribirse en el Servicio Selectivo. La mayoría ya revisamos los consejos para llenar el formulario N-400 más comunes, pero en muchas ocasiones no se menciona nada sobre el Servicio Selectivo. Y ¿qué es el Servicio Seletivo? se trata de un servicio al que deben inscribirse los varones estadounidenses o inmigrantes entre...

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How much does it cost to become a US Citizen in 2020

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] How much does it cost to become a US Citizen in 2020 For immigrants living in the United States, 2020 did not only change the way they live and work due to the coronavirus pandemic, it also changed their sense of safety and status in the country. Immigration policies threatened the permanency of many immigrants in the U.S. Such as DACA recipients and immigrant students residing in the country, and also made it more difficult for people to access many immigration benefits, as most fees increased by an average of 20%. So, if you’re wondering how much does it cost to become a U.S. citizen...

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