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Category: Immigration Law

How To Replace A Lost Green Card

People who are non-residents of the United States must obtain green cards when they are issued a permanent resident status in the U.S. Green cards are designed to register and classify immigrants

How Does Immigration Sponsorship Work?

Immigration sponsorship can be provided by family members or companies, depending on the type of visa being received. Certain visas require sponsorship in order to be deemed valid by the USCIS. In

What Is A Form I-797C Notice Of Action?

A Form I-797C is sent by the United States Customs and Immigration Services to inform people in the process of immigrating to the United States of any actions that they may need

How To Become An Immigration Officer

There are many different types of immigration officer employed by the United States Customs and Immigration Services. All officers serve the important process of regulating immigration into the United States and ensuring

How To Report Illegal Immigrants

If you know of someone whom you have good reason to believe is illegally in the United States, it is well within your rights and indeed your responsibility to report that person

How to Sponsor an Immigrant

There are three ways for someone to sponsor an immigrant who desires entrance into America. Immediate family members and preferential family status are avenues available for sponsors who are US citizens and

How to Check a USCIS Case Status

The process of applying for a visa, for residency, for naturalization and finally for citizenship can be trying on the nerves of any immigrant to the United States. It can take months

Applying For Dual Citizenship In The Philippines

According to the Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003, any natural-born Philippine citizen who has become a naturalized citizen of another country may become a dual citizen of both the Philippines

What are Visa Letters of Invitation?

Visa letters of invitation are written by people from one country for friends, family, business associates, or students in another country. The purpose of a visa letter of invitation is to assist

How To Request Voluntary Deportation

Deportation or exclusion proceedings have the purpose of allowing an illegal immigrant to be reinstated to his country of origin by way of a judicial process. This process also affords the illegal

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