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What Is a CR1 Visa?

What Is a CR1 Visa?

We are often asked what a CR1 visa stands for. CR1 is a category used by USCIS to identify a conditional legal permanent resident spouse of a United S...

July 17 Deadline to Free Migrant Children in Detention

July 17 Deadline to Free Migrant Children in Detention

A federal judge has ordered that the United States government must free migrant children from family detention by July 17 due to COVID conditions. Chi...

How To Expedite a Work Permit

How To Expedite a Work Permit

If you have an urgent need for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to make a decision on your work permit application, you can ask for e...

What Is An I-130 Approval?

What Is An I-130 Approval?

An I-130 is a petition for a family-based immigrant visa that starts the process of getting a green card. Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, is...

When Do I Get a Decision On My Naturalization Interview?

When Do I Get a Decision On My Naturalization Interview?

There are three ways someone can become a citizen of the United States, either through birth, derivation or through naturalization. Naturalization occ...

Nuevas Celebraciones de Ciudadanía para marcar el 4 de Julio

Nuevas Celebraciones de Ciudadanía para marcar el 4 de Julio

¡Para celebrar el cumpleaños de los Estados Unidos el 4 de Julio, USCIS da la bienvenida a los nuevos ciudadanos americanos! USCIS ha establecido pr...

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