How an illegal immigrant can be legalized in the USA

Getting legal status for an illegal immigrant in the United States is not an easy task. Even before 45th President Donald Trump began an active policy of deporting illegal immigrants, American legislation provided only a few loopholes for legalization, writes Metro. However, the mission is feasible - ...

Six popular misconceptions about the green card lottery

The Diversity Visa Lottery, a United States government program that allows 50 people to obtain permanent residency in the United States every year, is very popular in post-Soviet countries. Although the program has been around for many years, very few people have taken the time to read ...

What to do if you have lost your confirmation number for the green card lottery

Since May 8, the results of the DV-2022 green card lottery have become available and they can only be checked by the confirmation number assigned to the participant immediately after registration. But in the six months that pass from the moment of registration to the announcement of the results, the number could well have been lost. What to do…

Delay in an American visa: what does it mean and is it possible to get a green card later

Some people can get a green card after their visa expires. However, they must fulfill several conditions. Others can create long-term immigration problems for themselves. Citizen Path told how to apply for a green card after a visa expired and when it is possible. First, it is important ...

Tomorrow the results of the DV-2022 green card lottery will be known: how to check them and what to do next

Tomorrow, on May 8, at 12:00 (New York time), participants in the DV-2022 green card lottery will be able to check the status of their application. The results of the lottery, which took place from October 7 to November 10, 2020, will be available until September 30, 2022. A green card is a permanent resident ID ...

DV-2022 green card lottery: how not to miss a victory due to an error or change of circumstances

In just a few days - on May 8 - participants in the green card lottery (DV-2022) will be able to find out its results. Victory is, of course, a big deal, but only the beginning of the process. During the paperwork, medical examination and even an interview at the consulate, it can ...

How the green card appeared in the USA, and what the authorities did to protect the document from counterfeiting

From May 8, participants in the DV-2022 green card lottery (applications were submitted in the fall of 2020) will be able to find out the results of the draw. How to do this, we wrote in detail here. Now let's find out how this document came about. A green card (green card literally “green ...

Why and how to come up with a lottery with green cards

In the mid-1980s, the Irish problem existed in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of Irish migrants flocked to the United States to escape the economic crisis. Few of them had relatives or work in America, which would give them the right to apply for a green card. ...

Loss or theft of a green card: what to do in such a situation

A green card is proof of your right to live and work in the United States. So if you ever lose this document or it gets stolen from you, it will be extremely frustrating. What to do in such cases, the CitizenPath service told. Do not panic. You do not…

How many green card holders in the USA: who they are, where they came from and where they live

The US Department of State has released a report that provides annual estimates of the size and characteristics of the population living in the United States as legal permanent residents (green card holders, or LPRs) and subgroups potentially eligible for naturalization in January of each year from 2015 to 2019. LPR ...

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