To help a parent get a green card, the eligibility requirements are generally very simple. As the son or daughter who wants to petition a parent, you must be a U.S. citizen and at least 21 years old. Although it gets a bit more complicated, this privilege also extends to certain step and adopted sons and daughters.
What’s more, immigration... Read More
A J-1 visa is a temporary visa that allows educational professionals and students to enter the United States to receive or deliver training. The J-1 Visas are important to our educational system since it’s a means by which college professors, researchers, exchange students and other scholars can enter our nation to get or deliver training in the spirit of... Read More
After months of waiting, hoping and praying you have finally won the green card. Getting a green card is a key step towards becoming a U.S. citizen. Getting the green card shows that an individual is a Lawful Permanent Resident and it enables one to live and work in the United States. After an individual has received a green... Read More
There are a number of programs that sponsor students to study in the United States. Through the State Department’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) many students have received help to participate in educational exchange programs around the world which aim to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.... Read More
Personally, I came to the United States on August 2003 as a student on F1 Visa. Based on the nursing shortage nationwide there was a provision for foreign nurses to get green cards after passing the nursing exam and securing employment in the United States. I managed to change my status from Student Visa to permanent residency. The application... Read More
The United States is known for its unique cultural melting pot that brings together people and cultures from across the globe. As an immigrant one will have a firsthand opportunity to experience American culture by living and working in the U.S. and meeting with many different types of people.
To a newcomer many of the customs and nuances may seem... Read More
Statistics indicate that there are almost 12 million undocumented persons living in the United States. Politics has brought this issue to the center stage of American life with many perspectives on the issue being posited by politicians. One of the election pledges of the current administration was to deport millions of undocumented people. This is a huge area of... Read More
Any person who is a non-citizen in the United States can be legally removed or deported from the country. This includes those who have a permanent resident alien status or a visa but are not U.S. citizens at the time of deportation. Avoiding deportation is not complicated provided that all the United States laws are followed and the individual... Read More