Estate planning is an important process for anyone looking to protect their assets and ensure their wishes are carried out after they pass away. This blog post will provide an overview of estate planning, including its definition, meaning, and key components. We’ll discuss the various types of estate planning documents, such as wills, trusts, and […]
The Department of State (DOS) puts out a monthly document called the Visa Bulletin. It tells people when they can apply for green cards. The dates in the Visa Bulletin are like deadlines. They are based on how many green cards are available each year and where people are from. There are different categories for […]
If you have a case in immigration court, there is important information you should know. Hearing Dates: Hearing dates change frequently. You should receive a hearing notice by mail, but immigration courts often take a long time to send these notices. It is important to check your case status often to keep up to date […]
For many, the process of obtaining lawful permanent resident (“green card”) status can be a complex and challenging effort. Having a green card can provide certainty and peace of mind that you can live and work permanently in the United States. However, your permanent resident status can be revoked under certain scenarios. This article covers […]
The U nonimmigrant status (U visa) is available to victims of certain crimes who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity. In June 2021, due to long backlogs, USCIS outlined the process to determine whether a U-visa petition is […]
Living Trusts: Understanding the Benefits
In the United States, immigration is a complicated process. There are many factors that play into how long it takes to get your immigration status approved. This article will explain what happens when you apply for an immigrant visa or green card with USCIS. Your status can take a long time to process because of […]
Temporary Protective Status Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a time-limited status given to eligible nationals of designated countries who are present in the United States when circumstances in their home country make it unsafe to return. The status is afforded to nationals from countries affected by armed conflict, natural disaster, or other extraordinary and temporary […]
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