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FAQs: Will Work in the Cannabis Industry Affect My Green Card Application?

FAQs: Will Work in the Cannabis Industry Affect My Green Card Application?

Illinois and other states have decriminalized the use of marijuana, but cannabis and it’s derivative products remain a controlled substance under Un...

FAQ: What is The Biometric Requirement on My Green Card Application?

FAQ: What is The Biometric Requirement on My Green Card Application?

Most green card applicants will receive a notice that USCIS needs biometric information from them. The agency will notify applicants by mail of the ti...

Order to Deny Green Cards Without Insurance Blocked

Order to Deny Green Cards Without Insurance Blocked

U.S. District Judge Michael Simon granted a temporary restraining order on November 2 that blocked a new Trump administration rule scheduled to go int...

How Will Divorce Affect My Immigration Status?

How Will Divorce Affect My Immigration Status?

If you are a married immigrant who is living in the United States with a green card holder or a US citizen, divorce or annulment might impact your imm...

How 1.1 Million People Get A Green Card Every Year

How 1.1 Million People Get A Green Card Every Year

Approximately 1.1 million people get a green card every year and become a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) of the United States. Currently, there is a ...

Illinois Fact-Check on Crime and Immigration

Illinois Fact-Check on Crime and Immigration

At a Senate hearing on October 22, Illinois Democratic U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said that only 20% of immigrants deported from Illinois had committed ...

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