American weirdness: a Russian-speaking immigrant spoke about the peculiarities of life in the USA

The author of the “Happy and in America” channel on Yandex.Zen shared her view on the differences in the way of life in Russia and the USA. Further - from the first person. By weirdness in this case, I mean the differences between what I'm used to in ...

Which US states should Russian-speaking immigrants not move to

Some states of America are not very convenient, and sometimes they are openly dangerous for living, writes the author of the Made in USA channel on Yandex.Zen. Today there are a lot of Russians in almost all regions of the United States, and it is difficult to find a state where a rather large one does not live ...

The 'public burden' rule: what a green card applicant needs to know

On September 22, the Trump administration said it is re-introducing a welfare test for a green card, which was blocked during the pandemic. A foreigner who is recognized as a “public burden” is generally not allowed in the United States and cannot become a lawful permanent resident. What…

Winners of the DV-2020 green card lottery will be able to obtain visas after September 30

On September 30, 2020, the deadline has expired during which the winners of the DV-2020 green card lottery could obtain visas and the right to immigrate to the United States. Time is up, and about a third of applicants have received visas. What should the rest of us do? Immigration told the Miami Herald about this ...

Two days left before the DV-2022 green card lottery opens: how to participate in order to win

Online registration for the Diversity Visa Program 2022 (DV-2022) Lottery will begin on October 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST and will end on November 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM ET. Let us remind you how to properly prepare ...

USCIS has extended the deadline for responding to immigration requests: what you need to know

After immigrants apply for immigration benefits and submit all the necessary documents, the authorities usually ask for additional proof to prove eligibility for visa, green card, asylum and citizenship through naturalization, writes the Miami Herald. These Citizenship Service requests and notifications ...

'Your status depends on the mail': how delays in the US Postal Service decide the fate of immigrants

Elections are not the only threat from delays in the postal service. The entire immigration system is highly dependent on her work, writes Documented NY. The U.S. Postal Service is gearing up for a stream of mailed ballots for the 2020 elections. And this is against the background ...

State Department explained how winners of DV-2020 green card lottery immigrate to the USA

On September 4, 2020, the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in Gomez v. Trump that the US Department of State must make a good faith effort to process and process visa applications for DV-2020 green card lottery winners promptly by September 30, 2020 ...

Contrary to Trump's ban: the court allowed the winners of the DV-2020 green card lottery to immigrate to the USA

A federal judge in Washington, DC has partially blocked the Trump administration's ban on entry to the United States for green card applicants, green card lottery winners and foreign workers, writes Newsweek. On Friday, September 4, US District Judge Amit Mehta temporarily barred the federal government from enforcing the ban ...

Iris scan, voice print, DNA samples: US to expand personal data collection of immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to expand the use of biometrics for immigration purposes, and is also going to collect DNA data to verify family relationships, CNN reported. The department said that in the near future they plan to publish a proposed rule on the establishment of new protocols ...

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