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Navigating the Unknown | US Immigration for Couples

In your immigration case and in life, navigating the unknown can be exciting. It can also be extremely overwhelming and stressful. In the immigration journey you all are going to hopefully just have to do the steps one time. It’s human nature to want to feel in control and you are probably doing a lot of research.…

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Vaccination Requirements || Immigration for Couples || Covid-19

Part of the immigration process for individuals who are applying to receive their green card is a medical exam. During that medical exam, the civil surgeon will determine what vaccinations are required. These two are part of the requirements for receiving a green card. Many people are asking which vaccinations are required, what to take…

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Delayed Social Security Card

The Social Security office has been closed since the beginning of the pandemic. It’s been well over a year and it’s having a huge impact not only on individuals who are going through an immigration process but everybody else in the United States who has a Social Security Number. They are only allowing individuals to…

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How to Check Case Processing Times? – Adjustment of Status

A lot of individuals are asking, “How long is it going to take for me to receive my green card? When am I going to receive my interview for adjustment of status?” When they go online to check processing times, they don’t see what option to select. This is one of the unique forms to…

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Immigration Waivers

There’s many different kinds of immigration waivers. These are things that you might have to ask forgiveness for from immigration. Immigration has a book of all of their laws called the Immigration and Nationality Act. It includes a list of problems that a person might have in their immigration history or in their past that…

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How to Check Case Processing Times – I 129F, K1 Fiancé Visas

How do I check the case processing times for I-129F K1 fiancé visa? It can be a little tricky because a lot of individuals think, “I’m sending my application to this lockbox in Texas. That my case is being processed in Texas.” But when they try to check the case status online in processing times online…

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Social Security Number – Immigration

We’ve noticed a trend recently that a lot of people are asking about Social Security numbers. Specifically, individuals are asking, “When should I apply for a Social Security number?” and “What if I already have a Social Security number?” and “When can I work? If I have a Social Security number, can I just start…

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How to Check Case Processing Times – N400

Checking case processing times for N-400 is similar to the adjustment of status. You’ll see that your case is pending at the National Benefits Center. Because you’re going to have an interview scheduled as part of your immigration naturalization process, you’ll have to use the field office that’s closest to your home. First, go to…

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Naturalization Policy Changes || USCIS

At the end of May, USCIS made an announcement with regards to policy for adjudicating the applications. They’ve made changes in how immigration determines or makes a decision on an application. The change has to do with good moral character and registering to vote. Read: Policy Manual | USCIS This policy is making some clarifications…

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How to Contact the National Visa Center

The National Visa Center has a few different ways you can get in touch with them and this is a common question people are having. They want to contact the National Visa Center because they have issues with their online CEAC account, an account where you have to upload documents and get prepared for the…