False hope: how social media ads for immigration services are misleading

A flashy advertisement on the popular social network TikTok promises to easily obtain a visa and a green card. There is a reason these commercials seem too good to be true, writes Mother Jones. Texas immigration attorney Norma Sepúlveda says she wouldn't start ...

How to submit biometric data in quarantine: important information from USCIS

More than a million immigrants in the United States who have applied for US citizenship, change of immigration status and other services are awaiting appointments at local Support Centers (ASCs) to provide their biometrics: fingerprints, photographs, and / or signature. ...

Rising cost of USCIS services will block many immigrants from access to US citizenship

The Trump administration plans to skyrocket the cost of naturalization applications this fall. Critics say this is part of a scheme designed to discourage immigration from poor countries, writes the New York Times. When 41-year-old Guadalupe Rubio contracted COVID-19 in July, she lost more than her strength ...

USCIS raises immigration prices: what you need to know

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is underfunded due to the coronavirus pandemic and the halt of most immigration processes, in connection with which it plans to increase fees for immigration services, writes Law360. USCIS, which is funded by fees paid by immigrants and their ...

Mayors of 50 U.S. cities oppose rising immigration prices

New York Mayor de Blasio has joined more than 50 mayors and county leaders, including Chicago Mayor Laurie Lightfoot and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to oppose the Trump administration's proposal to dramatically increase immigration fees, the official website said ...

USCIS will destroy immigration documents unclaimed during 60 days

Starting April 2, the Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will destroy green cards, Employment Authorization Cards and travel documents that are not requested within 60 days. These are immigration documents that were mailed to the customer but returned ...

USCIS offers special immigration services to victims of Hurricane Irma

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers special immigration services that can help people affected by unforeseen circumstances such as Hurricane Irma. Their list is published on the department's website. The following services are offered: Change of status or extension of the period of stay for ...

USCIS offers special immigration services to victims of Hurricane Harvey

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers special immigration services that can help people affected by unforeseen circumstances such as Hurricane Harvey. Their list is published on the department's website. The following services are offered: Change of status or extension of the period of stay for ...

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