The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) keeps the immigration records of immigrants in the U.S. Some—but not all—of these records are made available under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIA), which you can use to get a person’s immigration file from the USCIS. But you’ll need to get permission from that […]
Archive for the ‘General’ Category
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado February 20th, 2014
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado September 27th, 2013
If you are a US citizen or a permanent resident and if you seek to bring your family member to the United States, you can do so by sponsoring that relative for lawful status in the country. To sponsor a family member and get him/her a Green Card, you will have to start the application […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado September 20th, 2013
According to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), a non-immigrant can change his/her temporary status to permanent resident status, if he/she meets all the requirements for a US Green Card, in a particular category. This process, of adjusting non-immigrant status to permanent resident status, is known as adjustment of status. Form I-485 must be filed […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado September 13th, 2013
To work in the United States, you need to be legally authorized to work here. You must be a US citizen or a permanent resident to legally work in the country. If not, you need to obtain an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) to work here. This document will help you to establish that you are […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado July 15th, 2013
Travel documents are identification documents issued by the American government. These documents will help the individuals in America to travel abroad and to return to the United States. A passport is the most common travel document. But US passports are meant only for citizens of the United States. United States does not prevent permanent residents […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado June 18th, 2013
President Obama’s deferred action program has now turned one and this program is meant for the undocumented youth who entered into the country as minors. Form I-821D is the USCIS form that must be filed by the undocumented youth who are eligible for deferred action status. Forms to Request Deferred Action The application filing process […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado June 7th, 2013
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a blanket status that the United States grants the citizens of certain designated foreign countries. The Secretary of Homeland Security designates certain countries that have experienced major disruptions, for TPS and grants the citizens of such countries temporary immigration status. Haiti, El Salvador, Honduras, Somalia, Syria and Sudan are some […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado June 6th, 2013
The Senate immigration reform bill includes a legalization provision and it would grant the country’s undocumented residents provisional residency. This bill would create a new status, the Registered Provisional Immigrant (RPI) status and after the legislation of the Gang of Eight is signed into law, undocumented immigrants could apply for this status. This status would […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado May 31st, 2013
The immigration reform bill that was passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, includes amendments that would keep families together. This bill would prevent children from entering foster care, when their undocumented parents are placed in immigration detention or removed from the country. 25 percent of the US child population comprises of the children of immigrants […]
Posted by Dona Maria Avanzado May 29th, 2013
Many people in the United States, US citizens and Green Card holders wonder whether they can bring their relatives to the country. Many believe that, if one family member immigrates to the United States and settles there, that member can help the other members of his family to get Green Cards. But this is not […]
USCitizenship.info | Articles
- After Filing an Application for Deferred Action
- Are Undocumented Immigrants Eligible for US Green Cards?
- Can Deferred Action be a Path to US Citizenship
- Can I File Form I-765 online?
- Can the Deferred Action recipients Get US Green Cards?
- Consequences of the Senate Immigration Reform Bill
- Dream Act Requirements
- EAD for H-4 Visa Holders
- Family and Employment Based Immigration – Senate Immigration Bill
- File the USCIS Form I-765 to Get a US Work Permit
- Form I-821D – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
- Form I-821D Instructions for Filing Deferred Action
- H-1B Visa Changes in the Immigration Reform Bill
- Help With Filing I-765
- History of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
- How to Complete Form I-130?
- How to Complete Form I-485?
- How to File for TPS?
- How to Find Out Immigration Status?
- How to Get a Permit to Work in the US?
- How Will Immigration Reform Benefit the US Economy?
- How Would the Immigration Reform Bill Benefit the High Tech Industry?
- I-765 Renewal
- I-821 TPS Facts
- Immigration Bill Includes Provisions for Refugees and Asylees
- Immigration Blunders made by Employers in 2011
- Immigration Reform Must not Turn Immigrants into Criminals
- Lawful Prospective Immigrant 2013
- London Olympics 2012 – Instructions to US Travelers
- Mark Up has Improved the Senate Immigration Reform Bill
- Provisional Residency
- Provisions for Children in the Immigration Reform Bill
- Reasons Why the H-1B Visa Cap Must be Raised
- Senate Immigration Bill – Legal Immigration and Merit Based Visa
- Senate Immigration Bill Aims at Addressing Labor Needs
- Senate Immigration Bill to Mandate E-Verify
- Senate Immigration Bill Would Put an End to Unauthorized Immigration
- Senate Immigration Reform Bill – Paths to US Citizenship
- Senate Immigration Reform Bill – Pathway to US Citizenship
- Start Preparing Yourself for Immigration Reform
- Step by Step Instructions for Completing the Deferred Action Application
- Temporary and Permanent Ban to the US
- The Border Security, Economic Opportunity & Immigration Modernization Act Of 2013
- The DREAM Act
- The LIFE Act
- Things You Need to Know About the US Work Permit Form I-765
- USCIS Forms Deferred Action
- What After Filing Form I-751?
- What Changes will the Immigration Reform Bill Bring?
- What is a Travel Document?
- What is Ahead for the Senate Immigration Reform Bill?
- What is I-9 Form?
- What is Registered Provisional Immigrant Status?
- What is Temporary Protected Status?
- What You Need to Know About the Senate Immigration Reform Bill?
- Who is Eligible to File the California Dream Act Application?
- Why You Need to Obtain an Advance Parole Document?
- Will the Immigration Bill Grant Amnesty to Undocumented Immigrants?
- Will the Senate Bill Set Up a Guest Worker Program?
- Year of the Dragon and Its Impact in the US