Biden said he would not rush to change the US immigration system

President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday, December 22nd that he will gradually reform US immigration policies so as not to provoke an influx of "2 million people to our border." Writes about this New York Post. Biden confirmed reports that his team ...

How Biden plans to change the US immigration system

A truly significant comprehensive immigration reform is unlikely to occur in the first few years of the Biden administration. After all, politics is as controversial as ever, and Democrats have no control over the Senate. However, this does not mean that significant changes in ...

The queue for green cards for family reunification has not moved for 3 months: what is the reason

A citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States (green card holder) has the right to reunite with his family, that is, to move relatives to America. This process has always taken quite a long time, but during the pandemic it practically stopped: for three months now the queue for green cards for ...

Lived and returned: how the pandemic prevented immigrants from Russia from settling in the USA

Elena is a professional journalist. She worked as a producer on the NTV channel, collaborated with the women's publications Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire. Her husband Dmitry is a screenwriter and writes for major TV channels and online platforms. And before the appearance of children, and after the couple dreamed of life in ...

Why USCIS may reject a family reunion petition: reasons and solutions

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rejects thousands of I-130 petitions every year. The reasons for refusal are different, but in most cases they can be avoided, says Citizenpath. US Citizens or Permanent Residents file Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, to help ...

Fewer visas, green cards and asylum permits: Trump's immigration plan for a second term

The adviser to the President of the United States said that if re-elected, Donald Trump will fight to limit the provision of asylum, outlaw the city of refuge, expand the ban on entry to the United States and reduce work visas, writes NBC News. Senior Advisor to President Donald Trump Steven Miller ...

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

The author of the channel “Happy and in America” 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 deemed 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 receive 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 ...

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