What happens at a naturalization interview? What should I expect during my citizenship interview appointment?

What happens at a naturalization interview? What should I expect during my citizenship interview appointment?

The Naturalization Interview & Testing is one of the steps necessary to complete the Naturalization process in the United States. It is not merely a formality, but a very important step in the path towards becoming a U.S. Citizen. Read our blog post to get information on what to expect during and after your naturalization interview and testing appointment to help you prepare for your interview day.

USCIS Publishes New Editions of Forms I-129, I-485, I-539, I-864, I-864EZ, and I-944 Consistent with New Public Charge Rule

USCIS Publishes New Editions of Forms I-129, I-485, I-539, I-864, I-864EZ, and I-944 Consistent with New Public Charge Rule

Updated October 15, 2019

On October 11, 2019, the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York enjoined and restrained the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and USCIS from “enforcing, applying, or treating as effective” the DHS Public Charge Final Rule. In addition, the court specifically enjoined the government from implementing the use of any new or updated forms whose submission would be required under the Final Rule, including the Form I-129, Form I-485, Form I-539, Form I-864, Form I-864 EZ, Form I-944, and Form I-945. As of 5:00 pm (ET), USCIS appeared to have removed the new/revised forms from its website.

What are required documents for an O-1 extraordinary ability visa application?

What are required documents for an O-1 extraordinary ability visa application?

The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is for an individual who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements. What are some required documentation for an O-1 extraordinary ability visa application?

Success Stories: 601A Provisional Waiver Approved for Guatemalan National

Success Stories: 601A Provisional Waiver Approved for Guatemalan National

A 601A waiver is an immigration process for people in the United States who need to apply at a Consulate abroad for permanent residency instead of adjusting their status in the U.S. in order to get a green card. We’ve just received an approval for a 601A Provisional Waiver for a Guatemalan national whose previous application was denied.

What is the new Trump administration public charge inadmissibility rule?

What is the new Trump administration public charge inadmissibility rule?

UPDATED: August 28, 2019

On August 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new regulation that prescribes how the Department will determine whether an alien is inadmissible to the United States based on his or her likelihood of becoming a public charge at any time in the future, as set forth in the Immigration and Nationality Act. Learn more about who is affected and how this development could potentially impact your green card application.

FAQs: What is an affidavit of support? What are the obligations of an immigrant sponsor?

FAQs: What is an affidavit of support? What are the obligations of an immigrant sponsor?

Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, is a contract an individual signs agreeing to use their financial resources to support the intending immigrant named on the affidavit. The individual who signs the affidavit of support becomes the sponsor once the intending immigrant becomes a lawful permanent resident. What are the obligations of an immigrant sponsor?