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

This fall, the Trump administration plans to skyrocket the cost of naturalization applications. 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 US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) lacks funds due to the coronavirus pandemic and the suspension of most immigration processes, and therefore plans to increase fees for immigration services, Law360 writes. 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 Lori Lightfoot and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to counter the Trump administration’s proposal to dramatically increase immigration fees, the official website says ...

USCIS will destroy immigration documents unclaimed during 60 days

Starting from 2 in April, the Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will destroy green cards, work permits (Employment Authorization Cards) and travel documents that have not been demanded for 60 days. We are talking about immigration documents that were sent to the customer by mail, 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, in particular from Hurricane Irma. Their list is published on the website of the department. Such 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, in particular from Hurricane Harvey. Their list is published on the website of the department. Such services are offered: Change of status or extension of the period of stay for ...

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