Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

Top 10 Immigration Terms Every Applicant Needs To Know
Mario A. Godoy

The United States immigration system is complex and can be difficult to navigate. There are many different types of visas and green cards, each with i...

Attn Immigrants: Have You Registered With The U.S. Selective Service?
Mario A. Godoy

Selective Service registration is mandatory for all men living in the United States, including non-citizens and international students, even if the pe...

New Option to Get ADIT Stamp
Mario A. Godoy

Green card holders (lawful permanent residents) can now receive proof of their LPR status by mail instead of going to a USCIS field office to receive ...

Immigration and Women’s History Month
Mario A. Godoy

Women immigrants have played an essential role in the growth and development of the United States. Women from all over the world have migrated to Amer...

Updates to Age Calculation for Certain Adjustment of Status Applicants
Mario A. Godoy

USCIS made updates to age calculation for certain adjustment of status applicants on February 14, 2023. They also updated how they calculate the age o...

Study: Immigrants Responsible For More Than 1/3 Of All Innovation In America
Mario A. Godoy

25% of all workers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are immigrants, say a group of economists in a new study, The Contribut...

International Migrants Day: Sunday December 18
Mario A. Godoy

International Migrants Day is Sunday, December 18 2022, designated to raise global awareness about the challenges and difficulties of international im...

15 Reasons to Hire An Immigration Lawyer: Free eBook
Mario A. Godoy

If you’re asking yourself whether you need to hire an immigration lawyer, the answer is probably YES. There are some situations where an immigra...

October 28 Is National Immigrant Day
Mario A. Godoy

As the world’s melting pot, every year on October 28, National Immigrant Day, Americans take pride in being a country of immigrants. The U.S. Congre...

What Is Misrepresentation – And How Does It Affect Your Green Card?
Mario A. Godoy

If a foreigner is guilty of fraud or willful giving misleading, false or incorrect facts to a U.S. government official in order to receive an immigrat...

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