Tag Archives: USCIS

What to Do If You Receive the RFE (Request for Evidence)?

Supposedly about one in every ten immigration applications/petitions receive an RFE.  The first step to answering an RFE is to understand what USCIS is asking, was this information already provided, and if not – then why not, and who can provide … Continue reading

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US Citizenship and Elderly

We regularly receive calls from the elderly green card holders or their adult children who want to know how someone can become a US citizen if he or she is unable to prepare for the English history test and/or is not … Continue reading

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How to Remove Conditions on Your Green Card after Divorce

If you adjusted your status based on a marriage to a U.S. citizen before your two year marriage anniversary, then your green card came with certain conditions. Those conditions mean that your green card expires in 2 years, instead of 10, … Continue reading

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What Happens To A Child After A Parent Is Deported?

The reports show that even parents of U.S. citizens are among thousands of undocumented immigrants being expelled from the United States each year.  While ICE will typically not detain individuals who are the primary caretakers of US born children (unless … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform is not Amnesty

There are roughly 10 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, and under the current immigration law most of these people are unable to legitimize their status. As of the time this article is written (March 2013), there is no amnesty … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Immigrant Youth

The Obama administration recently announced that it will offer relief from deportation for young immigrants who were brought to USA as minors, and meet specified precise requirements. Thus the announcement temporarily eliminates the possibility of deportation for youths who would qualify … Continue reading

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Administratively Closed Cases and EADs

DHS has stated that those people whose cases have been administratively closed may be eligible to apply for an employment authorization document (EAD) pursuant to recent announcements on recommended treatment of low priority deportation cases. However, the legal basis for the EAD, … Continue reading

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