If you want to apply for U.S. residency, you will need to report a charge, arrest, conviction, fine, indictment, or imprisonment for driving under the influence (DUI) or other similar criminal charges. While you might be afraid of applying for U.S. residency with a DUI because of potential... read more
How to Speed Up the Green Card Process
If you want to speed up the green card process, you may be able to do so by submitting an expedite request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and taking other steps. Knowing the approach to take and how to speed up the green card process may help you accelerate your... read more
Documents to Bring an Attorney for a Green Card
There are various documents to bring to an attorney for a green card. These include biographical information (e.g., birth certificate), financial information (e.g., tax records), criminal history (e.g., courtgre records), and immigration history. In addition, those applying for a green card... read more
My I-485 Was Denied. What Are My Options?
If U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) denies an I-485, there are options available to applicants, including a motion to reconsider or reopen, appealing the decision, and re-filing. Another option is for applicants to find out if they have received a Notice to Appear in... read more
Will USCIS Salvage Unused Greencards?
A recent Senate spending bill could lead U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to begin salvaging unused green cards. This bill would specifically enable the agency to salvage employment- and family-based visa numbers spanning from 2020 to 2021, which would have remained unsalvaged... read more