Month: April 2017

USCIS to Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

Are you applying for legal permanent resident status in the U.S. and are yet to get your green card? If yes, you are more likely to get the redesigned green card with enhanced graphics and fraud resistant features. The new features added to the card will reduce the odds of fraud or tampering in case …

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Can I Travel After Filing the US Citizenship Application?

You will become a US citizen only after you take the oath of Allegiance and until then you will be a permanent resident. Even if you are done with your naturalization interview, you will only be a permanent resident until your receive your naturalization certificate. Hence, you can travel abroad as a Green Card holder, …

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Immigration Fact of the Week (April 10 – 16)

Do U.S. citizens and green card holders need to present their passport to travel to U.S. territories? No. U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents need not present their passports or their green cards to travel between the U.S. and its territories like Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana …

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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 guest-worker programs. Such U.S. companies have been directed to first look for American workers to fill those …

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