Immigration Facts

Immigration Fact of the Week (November 20 – 26)

Can I Vote in Federal Elections as a Green Card Holder? As a green card holder, you cannot vote in federal elections like the presidential election as this right is limited only to U.S citizens. The right to choose elected officials by voting in elections is one of the most important privileges of the democracy …

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Immigration Fact of the Week (September 11 – 17)

Quick Facts on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) The DACA program has changed. It has been phased out by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Here are few quick facts about the program. Around 690,000 undocumented youth have received DACA, as of Sept. 5, 2017.  Deferred action status granted under the DACA program does …

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Immigration Fact of the Week (August 7 – 13)

Who Doesn’t Need to Separately Get a Work Permit? Green card holders and U.S. citizens do not need a work permit, also known as an Employment Authorization Document, to work in the U.S. They automatically have permission to work here. Green card holders just need to show their green cards to their employers to show …

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Immigration Fact of the Week (May 1 – 7)

Where Can I Find My Alien Registration Number? You can find your Alien Registration Number on your permanent resident card (green card) and on other immigration documents like the Employment Authorization Document (work permit) or on Form I-797, Notice of Action.  Alien Registration Numbers, also known as A-numbers and USCIS numbers, are identification numbers assigned …

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