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DACA 2017 – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Under President Trump’s direction, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being phased out by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) starting September 5, 2017. What does this mean? The DACA program will cease to exist shortly as USCIS will not accept new applications for DACA and only certain applications for DACA renewal …

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The RAISE Act May Put a Permanent End to the Green Card Lottery Program

Lots of talk has been circulating in the U.S. government about reforming the immigration system and putting the Green Card Lottery on the chopping block.   Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue proposed the RAISE (Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy) Act in early February which would put an end to the Green Card …

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Special Immigration Priority for Immediate Relatives of US Citizens

Immediate relatives of U.S. citizens have special immigration priority. Belonging to the immediate relative category, they need not wait in line for immigrant visa numbers to become available. Spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens who belong to this category are not subject to numerical limitations. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) makes available unlimited …

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Follow to Join Benefits for the Dependents of Green Card Holders

Follow to join benefits allow the spouses and children of lawful permanent residents of the United States to get green cards at a later time than their spouses or parents did. This benefit is available to the eligible dependents of those who got their green cards based on family sponsorship,  employment or through the diversity …

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US Citizens Must File Separate Immigrant Petitions for Spouses and Children

It is well known that the U.S. citizens can petition for their relatives who are living abroad and bring them to the United States. Spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens are the relatives who belong to the immediate relatives category and siblings belong to the family preference category. There are certain misconceptions about filing …

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Can Minor Siblings of US Citizens Immigrate Through Parents’ Petitions?

Many believe that a minor sibling of a US citizen can get a Green Card through his/her parents’ petition, which is not true. Parents of US citizens belong to the immediate relative category just like the spouses and children of US citizens. Unlike parents, spouses and children of US citizens, siblings of US citizens belong to the …

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Can Form I-129F be Filed While Form I-130 is Pending?

K-3 visas are nonimmigrant visas that permit the spouses of U.S. citizens to get into the U.S. as non-immigrants. Likewise, K-4 visas permit the eligible minor children of the K-3 spouses of U.S. citizens to enter into the country as non-immigrants.   U.S. immigration laws permit the spouses and the children of US citizens to …

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Pre-Adoption Immigration Review (PAIR) Process

A joint US Department of State and USCIS team, visited Taiwan, to discuss about the Pre-Adoption Immigration Review process (PAIR Process), with the Taiwan authorities. Before the US citizen parents could adopt a child, complete information about the child will be provided to the Taiwan courts, through this process. After reviewing the information that is …

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