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08

Sep 2017

5 Things You Should Know About DACA Ending

As we all know last 5 of September of the present year, John Sessions in representation of President Trump´s entire administration declared the ending of DACA program. Law Office of Eliana Phelps gives you 5 important facts you should know about DACA ending: New DACA application will not be accepted. USCIS announced that will not accept new DACA application for the first time after the 5th...


What Should You Know About EB-5 Visa?

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Aug 2017

What Should You Know About EB-5 Visa?

Investment Visa EB-5 This program was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate United States economy creating new job opportunities by foreign capital investment. It was enacted as a pilot in 1992 and has been reauthorized since then. Investors may qualify to EB-5 by investing in programs designed by USCIS centralized in creating job opportunities. If you want to know USCIS policy on EB-5 adjudications...


USCIS Announces Grants Opportunities

28

Jul 2017

USCIS Announces Grants Opportunities

The USCIS government entity is providing grants to permanent residents The Citizenship and Immigration Service began accepting applications for competitive funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Assimilation program. These opportunities are intended to assist in preparing permanent residents to achieve naturalization by attending to training classes to improve their english proficiency, United States history knowledge, and civic education so their development in society is correct....


Social Media Checking?

19

Jul 2017

Social Media Checking?

Is it correct to check social media accounts of immigrants who wants to enter to United States? Much controversy has been generated since immigrants who have entered to United States have been asked to let officers review their social media.   Since May 25 of this year, this measure has been taken strictly as a security mechanism against migratory movements and tourism that circulates in...


Can I apply for Asylum?

16

Jul 2017

Can I apply for Asylum?

People all over the world arrive at the United Port of Entries across the United States Border seeking for asylum. Asylum seekers present themselves to the United State Custom Border Patrol (CBP) without any document issued by the Department of State Consular Division and request to be admitted based on “credible fear of persecution and unwillingness to return to their country of nationality”. United States...


26

Jun 2017

USCIS Introduces Redesigned Form for Green Card Applicants

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today published a revised Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485). The new Form I-485 and instructions have been substantially updated to reduce complexity after collecting comments from the public and stakeholders. The revised version gives applicants better information to accurately complete Form I-485, including clear navigation to the parts of the form and isntructions that...


16

Jun 2017

Measures to Combat H-1B Visa Fraud

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced certain measures against H­-1B visa fraud. Startling warnings have been issued to companies that look to bring in foreign workers through the H-­1B visa program, one of the most prominent guest­worker programs. Such U.S. companies have been directed to first look for American workers to fill those vacant positions before they hire people from foreign countries. The...


15

Jun 2017

Where to Send Form N-600?

Form N­-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, is the USCIS form that must be filed by individuals who acquire or derive US citizenship from their parents and by the individuals who become US citizens by the action of law, to obtain US citizenship certificates. A variety of supporting documents must be submitted and copies of birth certificates, passports, naturalization certificates or citizenship certificates, of your...


14

Jun 2017

Social Media Checks for US Visa Applicants

If you have plans to apply for a U.S. visa in the near future, get ready to provide information on your social media accounts. The Trump administration is taking all possible steps to tighten visa rules. Now, the administration has unveiled a questionnaire that asks visa applicants for information on their social media accounts. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved new measures...


13

Jun 2017

Difference Between Visa Expiration Date and Authorized Period of Stay

A lot of people are unaware of the difference between the visa expiration date and the date of expiration of their authorized period of stay. To travel to the U.S. you must hold a passport and a valid U.S visa. You need to get the right type of visa based on the purpose of your trip to the U.S. With a visa, you can travel...



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