The ten most common mistakes when applying for a green card

More than a million people apply for a green card in the United States every year. This is a very important moment for all families, and for many it is the first step towards American citizenship. Often, documents submitted to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ...

You won the green card: how much will it cost to complete paperwork and move to the USA

So, you won a green card in the lottery from the US Department of State. Congratulations, but we advise you not to relax: the path from winning the lottery to getting the actual green card is very long and arduous. You can read about it in detail here. In addition to bureaucratic red tape, the process of paperwork and ...

From the application to the move: the Kazakhstani who won the green card told how to start life in the USA

Kazakhstan photographer, traveler and expedition participant Zhanat Aitkhozhin won the green card in 2018 - on the second try. He now lives in Seattle. For everyone interested, he shared on his Twitter useful tips and details of the process - starting with the application process ...

Educational program for an immigrant: all types of green cards and conditions for obtaining them

To apply for a green card, an immigrant must meet the requirements of one of the eight categories listed on the official website of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). US Immigration Law allows eight categories of individuals to apply for permanent resident status (green card). ...

How to recover a lost confirmation number for a green card lottery: instructions

If you've lost your 2021 green card draw confirmation code, the US Department of State will help you recover it. Recall that the results of the DV-2021 lottery became available online on June 6. Open registration for participation in the DV-2021 lottery took place from October 2 to November 5, 2019 ...

Thousands of foreign doctors can get green cards: a new bill in Congress

Several US lawmakers have introduced a bill in Congress to provide green cards, or permanent legal resident status, to thousands of foreign doctors and nurses to meet the pressing needs of an overburdened US health care sector, The Economic Times writes. Health Workforce Sustainability Act ...

One of these days, the rule about a 'public burden' will come into force: who will be blocked from the path to the green card

Starting February 24, low-income immigrants who receive public benefits (or who once need them) will be denied a visa or green card despite the fact that they entered the United States legally, according to the Miami Herald. New rule on "public burden" adopted by ...

Note to the immigrant: all types of green cards and the grounds for receiving them

To apply for permanent legal residence in the United States, non-citizens must meet one of eight categories. Each category has different eligibility requirements, writes the Miami Herald. In most cases, applicants require a sponsor, relative or employer. But they can also claim to be ...

Trump's new rule may ban hundreds of thousands of green card applicants from entering the United States

On Friday evening, October 18, the administration of US President Donald Trump issued a presidential statement indicating that new immigrants will be denied entry to the United States unless they can prove they can get health coverage within 30 days of ...

How to change your status in the US on immigration

The American Immigration and Citizenship Act (INA) allows citizens who are in the United States on a tourist, work or other visa to change their status to immigration. To do this, visitors must meet all the requirements for obtaining a green card for permanent residence in the United States, one at a time ...

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