'It's getting worse': how the COVID-19 pandemic affected US immigration

As coronavirus spreads around the world, the administration of US President Donald Trump has blocked most of the legal immigration routes to the United States. This writes CNN. For four months, people who legally immigrated to the United States (or are just trying) were deprived of a normal life ...

White House prepares new immigration restrictions due to coronavirus: what you need to know

The administration of US President Donald Trump is preparing to introduce another set of restrictions on legal immigration, citing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, even though the administration insists on the resumption of the US economy. This writes CNN. Despite attempts by President Donald Trump ...

How to choose an immigration lawyer and avoid fraud

Immigration fraud, unfortunately, is a common occurrence, very often immigrants get hooked by scammers when looking for a lawyer. We have gathered some tips on how to choose the right lawyer, check his license and a history of violations, if any. To avoid fraud with ...

Is it possible to forget the native language in immigration: personal experience

“Probably each of you has such acquaintances who, after a couple of weeks of living abroad, begin to distort words and sigh languidly as they forget Russian,” the author of the blog Simple America writes on Yandex.Dzen. Further - from the first person I am for 6,5 ...

Tricked dozens of Russians: in California, a woman posing as an immigration lawyer

The California Bar Association revealed the unauthorized legal practice of a woman from San Francisco, whose victims were mostly immigrants from Russia and Mongolia. She claimed that she could help them with immigration issues. This is written by Calbar. Nelly Allen, also known as ...

The United States began to issue much fewer visas: March statistics

In connection with the pandemic of coronavirus infection, the reduction in passenger traffic and the suspension of interviews at US consulates in March, 35% fewer visas were issued for foreigners immediately than in the previous month, writes The Hill. As a measure to protect unemployed Americans, President Trump ...

Trump has restricted immigration due to coronavirus: who will it affect

On April 22, US President Donald Trump signed a decree restricting immigration to the country, the BBC writes. It will be valid for 60 days, and then can be withdrawn or extended. We figure out who the restrictions will affect. The president called the main reason for the introduction of new restrictive measures ...

Two months of life in the USA: impressions of Russian-speaking immigrants

The author of the channel “Russians in America” on Yandex.Zen talks about his impressions after two months of living in the USA. Next - from the first person. Hello from sunny Miami! March 7 was exactly 2 months since we live in the USA. First emotions and ...

Fears of immigration: 8 stereotypes that prevent you from moving to another country

“It seems that moving abroad is a pipe dream, accessible only to the rich and successful. But stereotypical fears often interfere with emigration. No money or don't know the language? Your problems are not unique, and a solution has already been invented for them. Continue to be afraid or go out ...

Due to quarantine, the Immigration Service has changed the process for submitting forms and documents: what you need to know

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that since March 21, 2020, due to the ongoing emergency due to COVID-19 announced by President Trump on March 13, 2020, all forms and documents with signatures, including Form I-129, as well as applications on the…

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