The administration has proposed a new rule that would drastically remake the legal immigration system to favor wealthy and privileged immigrants. The rule would discriminate against people based on their age, disability, health, income level, credit score, English proficiency, and job history. It would hurt many families in our churches, including our pastors and seminary… Read more.
If you have a green card, you have successfully navigated the U.S. immigration legal system to arrive at one of the most sought-after destinations: lawful permanent residence in the United States.
Did you know? That fancy-looking visa in your passport isn’t what lets you stay in the U.S. Rather, this humble I-94 card determines how long you can stay. Read more.
This is the time of year when many people travel to be with friends and family. If you plan to travel outside the U.S., it’s important to remember to protect your immigration status. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you make plans. And as always, consult your immigration lawyer for complete advice about your particular situation. Read more.
Maybe a family member or your employer petitioned for you. Maybe you won your case in immigration court and stopped the government from deporting you. Maybe you fled your home country and came to the U.S. as a refugee. Perhaps your process took as short as one year or as long as a few decades. Regardless of how you got here, undoubtedly you have invested considerable expense and effort along the way. And you probably want to become a U.S. citizen eventually. That’s why it is worth knowing how to keep your green card.
An interactive presentation gives an overview of the U.S. legal immigration system.
Starting March 4, 2013, a new rule will help some spouses and children of U.S. citizens apply for green cards. This new rule is called “Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers.” Many spouses and children of U.S. citizens who entered the U.S. illegally are not allowed to apply for green cards in the U.S. Instead, they have… Read more.