Our experience with the team at VisaPlace has been absolutely amazing. Special thank you to Nadia Bakhtiari whom we had the pleasure of partnering with. Nadia was attentive, empathetic, knowledgeable, professional, friendly and accessible. She provided guidance and kept us in the loop every step of the way. We were so impressed with the professionalism and exceptional client experience from VisaPlace that we partnered with them for both our PR application and our citizenship application. Thank you VisaPlace and thank you Nadia!
The Visas Behind TLC’s Show 90 Day Fiance
The TLC network has a very popular show called the 90 Day Fiance which is based on the immigration process of the K-1 Visa. The show debuted in January 2014 and has 7 seasons and 79 episodes. The show follows the lives of international couples who have applied or are applying for the K-1 Visa. […]
Orphan Adoption Program: Hague Adoption Convention Program
What Do I Need to Know About the Hague Adoption Convention Program? What is the Hague Adoption Convention Program? The Hague Adoption Convention Program is an international program that protects inter-country adoptions. The Convention was concluded in 1993 and established the standards for inter-country adoption. The US signed the Convention in 1994 and it was […]
President Trump Considers Ending US Birthright Citizenship
Recently, President Trump announced that his administration was considering ending birthright citizenship. This would be accomplished via an executive order, which if approved by the courts, would mean children born to non-US citizens on US soil would not automatically become US Citizens. What Is Birthright Citizenship? Birthright Citizenship is the concept that if a child […]
Success Story: Married US Citizen, Sponsors Family
When I attended college in the United States, I married a US citizen. With my parents still living in the UK, I found myself missing them very much. After the wedding, money was tight so I didn’t get to travel to see them often. VisaPlace helped guide me in the right direction to be able […]
Top Questions About Sponsoring a Boyfriend/Girlfriend to the US
Thousands of people contact VisaPlace each year with a similar question: how can I bring my boyfriend or girlfriend 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 makes people do crazy […]
What is Birthright Citizenship in America?
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 […]
How To Bring an Adopted Child to the US: Immigration Through Adoption
Thousands of US citizens adopt children from other countries but many people don’t understand the process. Intercountry adoption is defined as the adoption of a child born in one country by an adoptive parent living in another country. US Immigration plays a huge role in the intercountry adoption process better known as immigration through adoption. […]
Top 10 Things To Do Before Applying for US Spousal Sponsorship
Certain rules in the United States allow permanent residents applying for citizenship through marriage to become naturalized in about three years. The majority of permanent residents must live in the United States for a minimum of five years before applying for citizenship. However, the spouse of a United States citizen who resides in the United […]
The DACA Program: Who Are DREAMers?
Thousands of kids are brought to the US each year by parents wanting to give themselves and their families a better life. Sometimes, these families come to the US illegally which causes problems for many children who later become adults. In fact, as of March 2020, 1.8 million immigrants were eligible for the DACA program […]
US Work Permits Granted to DACA Beneficiaries
Minimal DACA Changes Under the Trump Administration Many people feared that the Trump administration was going to eliminate DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) once in office. In fact, President Trump vowed to end the DACA program immediately upon his arrival in office, which is within his executive authority. New information from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration […]
Same Sex Immigration: DOMA Prop 8 Decision Over-Turned
The Supreme court has finally deemed DOMA unconstitutional. For a long time, same sex couples were forced to either choose between their homeland, or their spouses. Same sex couples have faced a long and hard battle to be able to stay together. Same-sex couples will now be eligible to receive all the same benefits any […]
How to Sponsor a Spouse to the United States
One of the most popular ways of immigrating to the United States is through marriage to an American citizen or American permanent resident (green card holder). When you marry a United States citizen or green card holder, they are able to sponsor you to come to the United States as a permanent resident yourself. However, […]
How To Sponsor Family to the USA
Did you know that if you are a United States citizen or green card holder (lawful permanent resident of the United States), they can sponsor you or their other family members to the US? Spousal Sponsorship in the USA In order to sponsor someone to the United States, the sponsor must be either a United […]
How to Remove Conditions on Resident Status if Marriage is Dissolved in 2 Years
While other spouses find it comfortable to file a joint petition in order to remove the conditions on one’s spouse Green Card, you could still be locked up in a situation where you feel it is too complicated to get your spouse to collaborate with you in filing your petition. An immigrant based on a […]
What Are the Affidavit of Support Requirements for Green Cards?
Often we get this question: “If I want to apply for a Green card, what are the Affidavit of Support Requirements?” The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) generally requires a petitioner to file an Affidavit of Support, which ensures that the intending immigrant has a sufficient financial source and will not be a public […]