Month: January 2016

Happy News for American Tourists Visiting Brazil for Olympics

2016 Olympics, the planet’s biggest sporting event, will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This event that will draw thousands to Rio is expected to boost the ailing economy of the country. Here’s a happy news for Americans who have Brazil on their bucket list. Brazil has announced that the country will waive visa requirements …

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U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration Reform

The decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on whether or not President Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform violated the U.S. Constitution, has sparked new hope among undocumented immigrants and immigrant advocates in the U.S. The Supreme Court justices are more likely to hear the case in April 2016. A decision on the …

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Immigration Fact of the Week (Jan 18 – 24)

Do USCIS Immigration officers help fill out immigration forms? No. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers don’t help applicants fill out immigration forms. There are different categories of USCIS officers responsible for the various functions including,Immigration Services Officers (ISO), Records Managers, Public Affairs Officers, Mission Support Specialists, Space Management Specialists, Field Security Managers, Contract …

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US Deports Indian Students and Cancels Their Visas

Hundreds of Indian students seeking higher education in the U.S. were deported after immigration authorities cancelled their visas. The students were forcibly removed from the U.S. by available flights at the U.S. ports of entry. Most of the students who were turned off from the U.S. were seeking admissions in the Northwestern Polytechnic University and …

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Immigration Fact of the Week ( Jan 11 – 17)

Do I need to take all documents, copies of which I already submitted with Form N-400, to the Naturalization interview? Yes. Evidence you already submitted with your Form N-400, Application for Naturalization might be needed for review. Here are few documents you must carry with you to your naturalization interview without fail. Your permanent resident …

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Virginia – Mother of Presidents

Virginia, was named in honor of England’s “Virgin Queen,” Elizabeth I. The state is famous for presidential homes, the Arlington Military Cemetery and Chincoteague Ponies. Here are few quick facts about Virginia: State capital – Richmond State motto of Virginia – Sic Semper Tyrannis (“Thus Always to Tyrants”) State song – “Carry Me Back to …

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Immigration Fact of the Week (Jan 4 – 10)

What happens to my immigration or naturalization application if it is transferred from one USCIS service center to another? The new service center to which your case has been transferred, will process your case. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) transfers the adjudication of some cases among its service centers to balance the agency’s overall …

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