How to Recognize Immigration Fraud and Protect Yourself: USCIS Recommendations

The US Citizenship and Immigration Service on its official website lists several examples of the most common types of immigration fraud. Learn how to identify them and protect yourself from scammers, as well as what to do if you become a victim of scammers. Form I-9 and ...

USCIS will stop collecting biometric data of immigrants: who will be affected

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will remove the biometric data collection requirement for some EAD applicants - H-4, H-1B, L-1, L-2 and E. Fragomen writes about this. These spouses are eligible for derivative work visas in ...

How to find out the waiting time for immigration services and check the status of the case

It is not difficult to check the status of your immigration case - it can be done online without leaving your home or office, and even just from your mobile phone. To do this, go to a special page on the official website of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and follow ...

USCIS will review denials of H-1B work visas made under the Trump administration

US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it may reopen and / or review adverse decisions on Form I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker based on three revoked policy memoranda. This was reported on the official USCIS website. USCIS tends to ...

Why is a birth certificate a very important document, especially for immigrants

A birth certificate is a key document in any immigration process in any country. The absence of this document creates sometimes insurmountable difficulties. Moreover, different countries practice different requirements for a birth certificate: some want to see the original birth certificate, or even ...

USCIS announces registration dates for H-1B work visa lottery

The Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that the initial registration period for the FY1 H-2022B work visa lottery will open at noon ET on March 9 and run until noon ET on March 25. IN…

USCIS has a tool that makes life a lot easier for immigrants: how to use it

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a tool to help make life much easier for immigrants. The Explore My Options tool allows you to determine which applications a person with a certain immigration status is eligible to apply, and also helps to navigate the cost of the service ...

USCIS has extended the deadline for responding to immigration requests

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is expanding the flexibilities announced on March 30, 2020 to help applicants, petitioners, and requestors who respond to certain types of requests. Here is a list of immigration requests, ...

USCIS has changed the process of renewing the green card

Beginning in January, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will replace the stamps that are put on documents of legal permanent residents of the United States so that they can present identification when replacing or in the process of obtaining a green card. This is stated on the USCIS website. “The department will replace ...

The chance of getting a US work visa will now depend on the applicant's salary

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has unveiled a final rule that will change the H-1B work visa process as well as current lottery procedures and prioritize wages. This is stated on the USCIS website. According to the agency's statement, the change in the process for selecting the issuance limit ...

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