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Green Card Holder Laws Change in 2020

By Ella BergquistJanuary 20, 2020
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The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced several laws that will take effect in 2020. The new laws that go into effect in 2020 could get permanent residents deported if you don’t pay attention. New Green Card Rules for 2020 Tax Returns Failing to admit you’re an immigrant on your tax returns or […]

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New Policy on US Citizenship for Children of US Troops Born Overseas

By CaseySeptember 10, 2019
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Recently, United States immigration officials justified a new policy for military members brought forward by the Trump administration. This new policy states that some children born to U.S. service members and government employees overseas will no longer be automatically considered citizens of the United States. Previously, their children would be considered to be both living […]

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Trump Administration Plans to Deny Green Cards to Immigrants on Food Stamps and Other Public Aid

By CaseyMarch 4, 2020
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** UPDATE: On January 27th, 2020, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of allowing the Trump administration to begin enforcing new limits on immigrants who are considered likely to become overly dependent on government benefit programs. ** On Monday, the Trump Administration announced a new rule that would enable officials to deny green cards […]

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What Does US Immigration Look Like in 2020?

By CaseyJuly 31, 2020
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Looking at the future to 2020, a lot of changes are predicted to be put in place for United States immigration. This is not through laws passed by Congress, but through rule-making processes from Federal agencies including USCIS. Cost Will Increase USCIS plans to increase its fees in 2020, including an 83% increase for a U.S. citizenship […]

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Green Card Country Cap Lifted, Benefits H-1B Indian Holders

By Ella BergquistJuly 30, 2019
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This past week the US House of Representatives passed the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act or HR1044 bill. The act seeks to lift the seven percent country cap on Green Cards. Lifting the per-country cap on Green Cards would mainly benefit high-tech professionals on H-1B work visas from countries like India. Some Indians wait decades […]

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How to Immigrate to the US from the UK

By Ella BergquistJune 21, 2020
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Thousands of immigrants come to America to pursue the ‘American Dream’. The United States is the second most popular country from UK emigration. The US is filled with many different cultures and diversity. Many UK citizens see the country as a country full of great prospects, many different climates and world wonders to see. You […]

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Top 6 Secrets to Getting a Green Card

By Ella BergquistJanuary 2, 2020
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Although holders of Green Cards are typically known as Lawful Permanent Residents, Green Cards are not forever. The much sought after cards are renewable every ten years and they can be withdrawn for committing a serious crime. Typically after obtaining a Green Card people will upgrade to a U.S. citizenship, which is for life. Before […]

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US Citizenship Rates Increase Under Trump

By Ella BergquistNovember 20, 2019
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US Citizenship Rates US citizenship rates have escalated in the face of Trump’s strict immigration policies. With plans to crack down on illegal immigration and reduce legal immigration to the United States, the Trump Administration has instilled fear among thousands of people who already live in the US.  With this fear in the background, many […]

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Supreme Court Makes It Difficult to Revoke US Citizenship

By Ella BergquistJune 30, 2017
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Maslenjak v. United States Out of 7,000 – 8,000 petitions a year, the Supreme Court only hears about 80 cases. This year, an immigration case made its way to the highest court in the United States. Maslenjak v. United States concerns Divna Maslenjak (a Serbian woman) on one end and the US government on the other. On Thursday, June […]

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Green Card Lottery Winners Have Been Picked

By Ella BergquistAugust 11, 2020
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What It Takes To Win A Green Card On May 2nd, 2017, over 14 million people found out if they won the 2018 U.S. Green Card lottery. This lottery process is sometimes known as the diversity visa lottery. Although over 14 million people applied for a green card, only about 50,000 people will receive one. […]

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When Is The Next Green Card Lottery?

By Michael NirenFebruary 4, 2020
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Update May 10, 2019: After holding the randomized computer drawing, the U.S. State Department has announced the winners for Fiscal Year 2020 of the Diversity Visa Program, which hands out 50,000 permanent resident cards, known as green cards, each year, despite President Donald Trump’s promise to end it. Update September 10, 2019: The next green card lottery winners will […]

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US Green Card for Same Sex Immigration

By Michael NirenAugust 12, 2020
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DOMA No More: An Important Update For Same-Sex Couples Seeking Status With the United States Supreme Court finding The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, the Department of Homeland Security has been quick to react. Under the direction of President Barack Obama, the DHS along with all other Federal agencies of the United States Government […]