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Covid-19 Vaccine Will Be Required for United States Green Card in 2021

By CaseySeptember 8, 2021
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new policy on August 24, 2021, requiring foreign persons seeking a green card in the United States to be completely vaccinated against COVID-19. This new policy is said to take effect on October 1st, 2021. The CDC is in charge of assuring that non-citizens […]

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Is There a VisaPlace Office in India?

By Ella BergquistSeptember 10, 2021
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No, VisaPlace does not have an office in India. We have helped hundreds of thousands of Indian citizens immigrate to Canada and United States. Often their first question is, do you have an office in India? VisaPlace does not have an office in India. The VisaPlace offices are located within Canada and the United States […]

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How the US is Helping Afghans Immigrate to the US

By Ella BergquistAugust 31, 2021
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The United States Government has released a response to the situation in Afghanistan and provided some information to support those who need it. Currently, the Taliban has taken over and replaced the democratic government by force. The US has created an effort to help many at-risk Afghans who are qualified special immigrants and refugees to […]

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US Student Visa Processing Times 2021

By SierraAugust 27, 2021
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The number of international students in the United States hit an all-time high in 2019 and expected to progress in again once COVID-19 travel restrictions are dropped. Many individuals are actively looking into their visa options to study in the United States. Making the move is huge and it’s important to complete your application completely […]

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How Long Does It Take To Get A US Family Sponsorship Visa?

By CaseyAugust 30, 2021
Family Immigration

The first step in the family-based green card procedure is to file the I-130 petition with US Citizenship and Immigration Services. Filing the I-130 petition puts you in line for a family sponsorship-related green card as one becomes available. Unless you are the spouse, parent, or unmarried child (under the age of 21) of a […]

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N-400 Form for US Naturalization Citizenship

By Ella BergquistAugust 26, 2021
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For those who want to become a US Citizen then you will need to fill out the N-400 form, which is the application for naturalization. Naturalization is the process to become a U.S. citizen if you were born outside of the US. If you meet certain requirements, then you may become a U.S. citizen. What […]

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How Long Does It Take To Get A Green Card in the United States?

By CaseyAugust 26, 2021
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Changing your status to that of a lawful permanent resident of the United States is a significant step. The wait can be lengthy and stressful. You’re probably wondering what occurs after you file Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, and how long it will take for you to get your green […]

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I-864 Form for Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A

By Ella BergquistAugust 26, 2021
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For those who want to sponsor an immigrant to get a Green Card, they must fill out the I-864 Form which is officially called the “Affidavit of Support”. People will use this form to promise financial support of the sponsored foreign national. What is an Affidavit of Support? The Immigration Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, […]

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US Extends Border Restrictions for Canadians Another 30 Days

By CaseyAugust 24, 2021

The United States Department of Homeland Security has made the decision to extend US border restrictions until September 21st, 2021 due to the increase in cases of the COVID-19 delta variant. These restrictions have been extended every month since March of 2020, when DHS and its Canadian and Mexican colleagues restricted the borders to leisure […]

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Working in the US: Employment Authorization Document (EAD Card)

By SierraAugust 26, 2021
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When applying for a job in the United States, employers are required to check that all prospective employees are allowed to legally work in the US no matter where they are from. Those who have immigrated to the United States and are interested in working will in most cases want to obtain an EAD Card […]

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How Long Does It Take To Get A Work Visa in the United States?

By SierraSeptember 17, 2021
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Most foreign nationals seeking to start a new life abroad are looking for a country they can utilize their prior skills to create a financially comfortable life. Being able to obtain a job can also help an individual financially cover their day-to-day living expenses so obtaining a US work visa is important to most immigrants. […]

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Invitation Letter for United States Visitor Visa

By CaseyAugust 11, 2021
Visitor Visa

A letter of invitation is a formal letter written by a legal resident or citizen of the United States to invite a foreign friend or family member, such as a brother or sister, to their home. This sponsor must certify that they can accommodate the visitor in their house and ensures that the visitor will […]

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