Category: Immigration

How to Get a J-1 Visa Two-Year Home-Residency Waiver

The J-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa where once the program is completed, the visitor is required to return to their home country. Certain nonimmigrants with J-1 visas are required to return home for a minimum of two years at the conclusion of their exchange visitor program. However, some individuals decide that they want to […]

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Getting a Green Card for Your Family

U.S. immigration laws¬† have many different ways for foreigners to obtain legal residency in the United States. Family based immigration is one of the most popular routes that most people take.¬† Family based petitions are generally started by someone that is a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (green card holder). This person will begin […]

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Naturalization Civics Test Requirement

Effective December 1, 2020, applications for naturalization (US Citizenship) that were submitted on or after this date are now subject to the new civics exam. The new exam will consist of studying 128 questions regarding American government and history. The officer will only ask 20 questions from the 128 and the applicant must be able […]

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What to Do After Receiving Your Conditional Green Card

Congratulations on obtaining your conditional residence card (green card)! You may notice that the card you received has an expiration date of 2 years from the date of approval. The office may have also informed you that before the expiration date, you will need to file for removal of conditions. We are here today to […]

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