TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Welcome to the Terms and Conditions page ("Terms and Conditions") for the www.us-immigration.com website ("Website") which is owned by American Immigration Center Inc., a Florida corporation ("AIC"). AIC may sometimes be referred to as "our", or "we"). These Terms and Conditions create an agreement between you and AIC applicable to your use of our Website. The Website provides: (a) products that are designed to provide customers with general information pertaining to specific U.S. immigration forms, applications and procedures; and (b) an automated do-it-yourself solution for completing certain U.S. immigration forms based on the specific information and direction that you provide, which are then delivered to you along with the pertinent U.S. Government filing instructions (collectively referred to as "AIC Products").
AIC Products are protected by applicable copyright laws. All rights are reserved. No part of any AIC Products may be reproduced in any form, medium, or manner including mechanical and photocopying means without the express written consent of AIC. AIC does not claim any copyright law protection on the actual U.S. Government forms or instructions that may be included in AIC Products.
The price of the AIC Products does not include any additional fees that the U.S. Government might charge to process customer's application(s). The price of the AIC Products does not include any charge for any official U.S. Government forms or instructions, as those are included with the AIC Product at no additional charge.
AIC reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by publishing such changes on the Website. Your use of AIC Products or the Website after AIC publishes any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as modified. You agree that AIC is permitted to access and use any other information provided by you and, if necessary, to access such information to obtain contact information in order to provide notifications relating to AIC Products.
You acknowledge that you are eighteen year of age or older and you are legally able to enter into this Agreement and other agreements.
Any reliance on information contained herein is taken at the customer's own risk. AIC is not accountable for any errors, omissions or changes that might have occurred prior, during or after updating the content of any AIC Products. AIC Products are not official U.S. Government publications and its use does not guarantee that an approval will be obtained.
You acknowledge that any decision you make regarding AIC Products is your decision and we are not representing you in any capacity whatsoever, legal or otherwise. We are not a law firm and neither we nor any of our employees provide legal advice. We are not a government agency. There is no attorney-client relationship between us and no such relationship would be established if you use our products or services. No representations or warranties, express or implied, are given regarding the legal or other consequences resulting from the use of AIC Products. We recommend that you consult with an attorney who specializes in immigration law if you have any questions regarding AIC Products. Your use of information, forms, and our AIC Products is solely at your own risk.
The information contained on the Website and in the AIC Products is provided for general information only and should not serve as a substitute for legal advice from an attorney familiar with the facts and circumstances of your specific situation. AIC's liability is limited only to amounts you have paid to AIC. AIC will retain your forms for a period of at least three (3) years.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALTIY OF THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY AIC PRODUCTS IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. AIC ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEBSITE'S MATERIALS OR IN AIC PRODUCTS. THE WEBSITE AND AIC PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. AIC DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED WITHIN THE WEBSITE'S MATERIALS OR IN AIC PRODUCTS. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AIC DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY AIC PRODUCTS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AIC DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE WEBSITE, OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY LINKS ON THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AIC DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR ANY AIC PRODUCTS. AIC MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE OR IN ANY OF THE AIC PRODUCTS. AIC MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS THAT IT WILL UPDATE ITS MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS OR WARRANT THAT THE GOVERNMENTAL FORMS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE AND UP TO DATE.
Our fees for your use of AIC Products and services will be posted on the Website and may be amended from time to time in our sole discretion. Our specific fees for each On-Line Form Completion Service are as follows:
|DACA Form||$ 149.00|
|Form I-102||$ 139.00|
|Form I-130||$ 219.00|
|Form I-130+I-485||$ 299.00|
|Form I-131||$ 119.00|
|Form I-134||$ 119.00|
|Form I-485||$ 219.00|
|Form I-751||$ 159.00|
|Form I-765||$ 159.00|
|Form I-821||$ 99.00|
|Form I-824||$ 139.00|
|Form I-90||$ 159.00|
|Form N-400||$ 199.00|
|Form N-565||$ 149.00|
|Form N-600||$ 179.00|
Government fees are not included in our prices above or which are represented on the Website. You need to pay government fees separately when you submit your application. If there are additional processing and filing fees due to the U.S. Dept. of State and/or the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, those are your responsibility, not ours.
All refunds will be calculated according to the actual purchase price paid at the time of purchase. Please note that refunds for credit and debit card transactions are issued within two (2) business days, however it may take up to five (5) business days for the credit to post to your credit card or bank account.
Physically Shipped Media & Products ("Shipped Product")
AIC-branded Shipped Products may be returned for an exchange only within thirty (30) days from date of purchase if the Shipped Product was defective ("Defective Product"). No cash, check, debit card or credit card refunds will be issued.
To begin the exchange process, you must first contact Customer Service either via telephone during regular business hours at (800) 814-1555 or via email anytime at email@example.com.
Defective Products will be replaced with the same product by AIC at no additional cost to you.
Downloadable Products ("Download Product")
All Download Products that are successfully downloaded by you (according to AIC records) are non-refundable.
Online Form Completion Service ("Form Service")
If you cancel a Form Service order after payment but before you click "Print", or "Submit" button if E-Filing your application, AIC will refund the amount paid for that Form Service less a non-refundable processing fee of $29.00, except for the following Form Services for which no refund will be issued: I-130 Petition for Alien Relative and I-485 Adjustment of Status for Individual or Family. If you cancel a Form Service order after you click "Print", or "Submit" button if E-Filing your application, AIC will not issue a refund of any kind. Additionally, after thirty (30) days from the original payment date no refund of any kind will be given for a Form Service, and AIC will not issue any refund due to a technical problem related your computer or Internet connection.
Third-Party Partner Products ("Third-Party Product")
All sales of non-AIC-branded Third-Party Products are final and cannot be cancelled once ordered or returned for refund for any reason. However, if the Third-Party Product was defective upon receipt, AIC will exchange the Third-Party Product at no cost within thirty (30) days from date of purchase with a non-defective version of the exact product that was ordered.
To begin the exchange process, you must first contact Customer Service either via telephone during regular business hours at (800) 814-1555 or via email anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Defective Third-Party Products will be replaced with the same, or equivalent, product by AIC at no additional cost to you.
If you choose to file your application electronically, the completed application will be forwarded by AIC to the USCIS electronically. You are responsible for verifying the status of your application to confirm that it has been received and accepted by the USCIS and, if necessary, for filing it manually in the event that the USCIS rejects your electronically filed application. You agree to review your application for errors before electronically filing or mailing it.
By using E-Filing to submit your completed application, you consent to the disclosure to the USCIS (and any other immigration-related U.S. government authority) of all information relating to your use of the Electronic Filing Service. AIC cannot guarantee the acceptance of your application by the USCIS due to any circumstances beyond AIC's control, such as incorrect data or information, or a failure of the USCIS e-file system. Additionally, you consent to the AIC requesting e-filing receipts from the USCIS on your behalf, if needed.
You acknowledge and agree to the following limitations with regard to your use of the WEBSITE or ANY AIC PRODUCTS:
(a) AIC is not responsible for rejection of your immigration application due to your failure to timely or properly file your application with USCIS;
(b) You will print your forms on U.S. letter-sized paper (8.5 inches by 11 inches), as that is the only paper size that USCIS currently accepts for its paper forms;
(c) AIC is not responsible for USCIS not following their own published guidelines as made available to the general public via their website or otherwise;
(d) AIC is not responsible for denial of your immigration application by USCIS due to your underlying ineligibility for the immigration benefit sought; and
(e) Any of the foregoing limitations will not be cause for a refund.
Limitations of Liability
You acknowledge and agree to the following additional limitations of liability:
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL AIC OR ITS EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, MEMBERS, MANAGERS, ADVERTISERS, ATTORNEYS OR AFFILIATES (EACH AN "AIC PARTY" AND TOGETHER THE "AIC PARTIES") BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF AIC OR ANY AIC PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM ANY ASPECT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS OR ANY LINKS ON THE WEBSITE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS OR ANY LINKS ON THE WEBSITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE EXTENT THAT THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY ARE LIMITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND AIC AND AIC PARTIES' ABSOLUTE LIMIT OF LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY LAWSUIT, CLAIM OR CAUSE WHATSOEVER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY OF RECOVERY, SHALL IN ALL CASES BE STRICTLY LIMITED TO THE PRICE PAID BY YOU DIRECTLY TO AIC IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR AIC PRODUCTS.
You acknowledge and agree that AIC grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, non-transferable license to access the Website and utilize AIC Products for your own personal use, and not to download or modify it or any portion thereof (other than as expressly permitted by AIC.) You agree that no Materials (as defined below) from the Website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without AIC's written permission. Except as expressly stated in the Terms and Conditions, you are not granted any right or license, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, in or to any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of AIC's or any third party, in connection with your use of the Website and any Materials provided by AIC or any third party on the Website. Elements of the Web Site, including page headers, custom graphics, logos, sounds, images, the "look and feel" of the Website (including its design, layout, color combinations, button shapes and other graphical elements) and button icons, are protected by trade dress and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated, in whole or in part
You may not: (a) make any resale or commercial use of the Website or the Website Materials; (b) make any derivative use of the Website or the Website Materials; (c) use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods within the Website, (d) copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any materials or products found on the Website other than as expressly permitted by AIC; (e) use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including the layout or design of any page of the Website); or (f) use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the name, trademark, or product name of "AIC" or "American Immigration Center" or any related product name without AIC's prior written permission or as expressly permitted herein.
Links to Third Party Sites
There are links throughout the Website that will let you leave the Website. These links are provided as a courtesy only, and the sites they are linked to are independent and are not under the control of AIC. Therefore, AIC is in no manner responsible for the contents of any such linked site or any link contained within a linked site, including any changes or updates to such sites. AIC is providing these links merely as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not in any way imply or express affiliation, endorsement or sponsorship by AIC of the site and/or any of its content therein. Your linking to any other website(s) is at your own risk and you acknowledge that you bear all risks associated with access to and use of content provided on such third party website and agree that AIC is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with such a third party
Violation of these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation modification or use of Materials on the Website for any purpose other than those permitted in this Agreement, shall result in the automatic termination, without notice to you, of your license to access the Website and utilize the AIC Products, and also may constitute the infringement of AIC's copyright, trademark and/or other rights. You shall not attempt to access any other AIC systems, programs or data that are not made available for public use.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and requires that all users do the same. You may not upload, embed, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any person or entity. We have the right to terminate a user's use of the Website for such actions.
If you believe your content has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send our Copyright Agent a written notification of claimed infringement with all of the following information: (a) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; (b) identification of the claimed infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material on the Website ; (c) information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address; (d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (e) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notification is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf; and (f) your physical or electronic signature. Our Copyright Agent for notification of claimed infringement can be reached as follows: Moll Parron PLLC, 1000 Brickell Avenue, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33131 Attn: Copyright Agent. Our Copyright Agent for notification of claimed infringement can also be reached electronically by clicking here. If you fail to comply with these requirements, your DMCA notice may not be valid.
You acknowledge and agree that the Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and AIC shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to any conflicts of laws principles. Further, you agree that all actions or proceedings arising in connection with your use of the Website, AIC Products and the Terms and Conditions shall be tried and litigated exclusively in the State and Federal courts located in the County of Dade, State of Florida. The aforementioned choice of venue is intended to be mandatory and not permissive in nature, thereby precluding the possibility of litigation between you and the AIC with respect to or arising out of the Website, AIC Products and the Terms and Conditions in any jurisdiction other than that specified in this paragraph. You hereby waive any right you may have to assert the doctrine of forum non conveniens or similar doctrine or to object to venue with respect to any proceeding brought in accordance with this paragraph, and stipulate that the State and Federal courts located in the County of Dade, State of Florida shall have in personam jurisdiction and venue over you for the purpose of litigating any dispute, controversy, or proceeding arising out of or related to your use of the Website, AIC Products or the Terms and Conditions. You hereby authorize and accept service of process sufficient for personal jurisdiction in any action against you as contemplated by this paragraph by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid. Any final judgment rendered against a party in any action or proceeding shall be conclusive as to the subject of such final judgment and may be enforced in other jurisdictions in any manner provided by law. In addition, in the event of a breach of the Terms and Conditions by you, AIC will, in addition to all other remedies available to it, be entitled to equitable relief by way of a temporary restraining order, or preliminary or permanent injunction and any other legal or equitable remedies. This provision will not be construed as a waiver of the rights which AIC may have for damages under the Terms and Conditions or otherwise, and all of the AIC's rights and remedies will be unrestricted.
You and your heirs, successors, assigns, beneficiaries, executors and representatives hereby release and discharge AIC and all AIC Parties from any claim, demand, cause of action, lien, agreement, debt, liability, loss, cost, expense (including legal expenses), fee, or damage of every kind (collectively, "Claims"), whether arising in law, equity, statute, tort, or contract or otherwise, whether known now or later known, that arises out of or relates to your use of the Website, or the AIC Products. You intend this section to serve as a general release, and you recognize that you may have Claims of which you are totally unaware and unsuspecting, but that which you are nevertheless releasing and giving up by consenting to the Terms and Conditions and using the Website, and providing the foregoing general release. In furtherance of such understanding and intention, as applicable, you acknowledge that you are familiar with the provisions of California Civil Code Section 1542, and you waive all such provisions of California Civil Code Section 1542, which provides as follows:
SECTION 1542. (EXTENT OF GENERAL RELEASE.) A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
You also acknowledge and agree that nothing contained in this Section shall release or discharge you from you representations, warranties, covenants and agreements set forth in, and from your duties and obligations assumed under, these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and AIC and govern your use of the Website and AIC Products, superseding any prior agreements between you and AIC. The failure of AIC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms & Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms and Conditions do not limit any rights that AIC may have under trade secret, copyright, patent or other laws. The employees of AIC are not authorized to make modifications to the Terms & Conditions, or to make any additional representations, commitments, or warranties binding on AIC, except in a writing signed by an authorized officer of AIC. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect. We may investigate any reported violation of our policies or complaints and take any appropriate action that we deem appropriate. While we are not obligated to take any action, such action may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspension or termination of service. We also reserve the right to report any activity that we suspect violates any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties.
Other than government forms, all right, title and interest in the Website and the "Website Materials", which shall include but is not limited to documents, information, trademarks, service marks, trade dress materials, graphics, sounds, videos, the "look and feel" of the Website (i.e. its design, graphics, etc.) images and articles) are owned and/or controlled by AIC or by third party authors, developers or vendors and are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the United States of America. You hereby acknowledge and agree that AIC and/or any applicable third party content providers remain the owners of any posted Website Materials, and that you do not acquire any ownership or license rights over any such Website Materials by downloading or, otherwise, using them. You may download portions of the Website Materials Content from the different areas of the Website solely for your own non-commercial use. Any redistribution, retransmission, posting, or publication of any Website Materials is strictly prohibited without our express written consent. You further agree not to modify or delete any proprietary notices from the Website Materials downloaded from the Website. Nothing on this Website shall be construed to confer any license under any of Company's intellectual property rights, whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise. All Website design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof, are owned or licensed by AIC. All Website Materials (excluding governmental forms) are Copyright © 1998-2013, American Immigration Center Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold AIC and all AIC Parties harmless from any Claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of AIC Products and/or the Website, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein.
Last Updated: December 18, 2012