Month: April 2011

Immigration: Most Common Mistakes

There are many types of US immigration processes,from applying for a visa to applying for citizenship. In most cases, immigration petitions are made and approved with no problems at all. However, for some applicants, delays and even denials are the result. In many cases, these problems occur because of common mistakes made during the application …

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Business Visas: Who Can Apply

Many visitors come to the US for business purposes. For example, professionals come to the US to learn from US businesses, to take part in business meetings and industry events, to meet with consultants and marketing professionals, and even to explore the possibility of doing business in the US. In addition, some businesses visitors have …

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Form DS-64: Statement Regarding Lost or Stolen Passport

Lost and stolen passports are a major cause for concern. If you lose your passport or your passport is stolen, you may have trouble during a vacation and you need to go through the expense and hassle of getting a new passport. However, a lost or stolen passport is much more than just an inconvenience; …

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Learn About Form DS-157 for Supplemental Nonimmigrant Visa

With most visa applications, male and female applicants fill out the same forms in the same manner. However, due to security concerns, some male applicants may need to provide additional information on their applications. For example, Form DS-157 (Supplemental Nonimmigrant Visa Application) must be completed by any male applicant between the ages of 16 and …

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Why Immigration Amnesty?

Illegal immigration is a serious problem in the US, with an estimated 12 to 20 undocumented immigrants currently residing in the country. The problem is a complex one, caused by many factors, including a large border, demand for cheap labor in the US, and widely disparate conditions between the US and neighboring countries. Illegal immigration …

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How Long Does the US Citizenship Process Take?

The U.S. citizenship application process can take less than a year or several years. Those who are not permanent residents but wish to become U.S. citizens must first immigrate to the U.S. and become legal permanent residents. Once they become permanent residents, a process that alone can take a few years, they will need to remain in …

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