US Immigration News: 2018's Latest USCIS Immigration Updates

The latest US Immigration news covering the USCIS, including green cards/permanent residency, family sponsorship, temporary work visas, investor visas and citizenship. For more information about the US immigration process and requirements, please visit our main page on US immigration.

Moving to the US

Settling in the US: Things To Do After You Arrive

November 21, 2018 /

What Immigrants Should Do Their First Week in America Every year, the United States welcomes thousands of immigrants from all around the world. It is diverse, beautiful and full of opportunities. Starting a new life in America could be one of the most important decisions you’ve ever made. The first couple months can be scary […]

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What Can International Students Do While Studying in the US?

November 7, 2018 /

Every year, the number of international students in the US rises as more and more students choose the Unites States as the place they wanted to broaden their experience and continue their education. In fact, the US is now the most popular country for international students. Depending on where you’re from and on the lifestyle in […]

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USMCA TN Visa for Canadian citizens

USMCA Immigration to US: USMCA TN Visa for Canadians

October 12, 2018 / /

On September 30th, the United States, Canada and Mexico officially unveiled their new trade agreement- USMCA. Many have followed the impending trade deal with concern about how a new trade deal would effect immigration to the US. This new trade deal will grant USMCA Trade National (TN) visas to Canadians. The new USMCA TN visa will function much […]

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USMCA

NAFTA Is Out, USMCA Is In: New US Immigration Policy

October 2, 2018 / /

As many people know the Trump administration has been vocal about how much they hated the NAFTA deal.  The United States came up with a completely new deal, instead of re-working NAFTA. Just before the midnight deadline on Sunday, the US and Canada agreed on a deal for USMCA or United States Mexico Canada Agreement. […]

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Officers Can Now Deny Visas without Providing Time to Fix Errors

October 1, 2018 /

A recent policy change now allows immigration authorities to deny visas without allowing the applicant to fix any mistakes. It also means that Immigration officers can deny an application if it is missing any pertinent information. Before this change, the officer had to send a notification to the applicant and allow them time to correct […]

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Top Questions About Sponsoring a Boyfriend/Girlfriend to the US

September 18, 2018 / /

Thousands of people contact VisaPlace each year with a similar question: how can I bring my girlfriend or boyfriend to the US? Although it seems like there could be an easy answer it can be a bit more difficult because there are many different options. Love is a powerful thing that make people do crazy things including […]

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What is Birthright Citizenship in America?

September 12, 2018 / /

Birthright citizenship is a term that comes into the media light every year. The term has been on the headlines a lot recently due to the current White House situation. President Donald Trump proposed in his immigration plan to stop automatically giving citizenship to most people born in the US. Although many people agreed with […]

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Green Card About to Expire? Learn How to Apply for Your Citizenship!

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A Green Card acts as proof that you have been granted the right to be in the United States as a lawful immigrant. You are required to carry your Green Card on you. They are valid for 10 years and at the end of those 10 years, you need to renew your card. Renewing your […]

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Immigrants Who Helped Make America Great

September 4, 2018 /

Immigration is a hot topic for the world right now. This topic has been at the forefront of many political debates, news headlines, and conversations throughout America especially. Unfortunately, most of the topic of immigration in America has been that of a negative one  which includes a generalization and sterotypes of immigrants. In today’s age, […]

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Franchise E-2

Investing in a Franchise to Get an E-2 Visa

September 3, 2018 /

The E-2 work visa has become one of the most popular American investor visa in the past few years due to the benefits and opportunities it provides. The E-2 visa is a treaty investor visa which is a non-immigrant visa reserved for foreign entrepreneurs of countries that have a Treaty of Trade and Commerce with […]

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