Upcoming Changes to U.S. Citizenship Test Green card holders aiming for naturalization must pass a civics test and exhibit English proficiency. The current test, established in 2008, is undergoing updates announced by the Biden Administration, set to be tested in the coming months and implemented by late-2024. What to Expect We will continue to provide Read more about November 2023 Newsletter: Upcoming Changes to U.S. Citizenship Test[…]
Obtaining a green card is a significant milestone for individuals aspiring to live permanently in the United States. However, the path to acquiring a green card is not always smooth, especially for those who are deemed inadmissible due to certain grounds. Inadmissibility can be a roadblock, but fortunately, there are waivers available to help applicants Read more about Overcoming Inadmissibility for Green Card Applications: An Overview of Waivers[…]
New USCIS Tool to Update Addresses This month, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched a new Enterprise Change of Address (E-COA) self-service tool to allow customers with pending applications to update their address with USCIS more easily. With the new tool, most individuals with a USCIS online account can update their mailing and physical Read more about October 2023 Newsletter: New USCIS Tool to Update Addresses[…]
What makes a good affidavit in support of a marriage-based green card? Read this post to find out.
DACA News This month, the big immigration news has to do with the DACA program. Last week, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen decided in favor of Texas and eight other states suing to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. The judge’s ruling is expected to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, sending Read more about September 2023 Newsletter: DACA News[…]
We’re celebrating one year at our new office at 5352 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago! It’s been one year since our office moved to a new location and your support has been invaluable in making this journey a success. Thank you for being part of our story and for allowing us to be part of yours. Read more about August 2023 Newsletter: We Are Celebrating 1 Year At Our New Office![…]
Family Reunification Parole Process This month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implemented a new family reunification parole (FRP) process for Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Citizens of these countries who have relatives who are United States citizens, and who are beneficiaries of an approved Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, can be considered for parole on Read more about July 2023 Newsletter: Family Reunification Parole Process[…]
While DACA has offered temporary protection from deportation and access to certain benefits, its recipients still encounter numerous challenges on their path to stability and success.
DACA Update In the news this month, the DACA program is back in the courts, with the U.S. District judge from Texas who previously ruled against the program now hearing new arguments against the legality of a revised version of the policy. There is no deadline for the judge’s decision, so there may or may not Read more about June 2023 Newsletter: DACA Update[…]
When applying for a Green Card in the United States, demonstrating financial stability is a crucial aspect of the process. These six strategies can help