Concurrent Filing of USCIS Form I-130 and Form I-485: An Overview One of the Step Green Card Process
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Concurrent Filing of USCIS Form I-130 and Form I-485: An Overview One of the Step Green Card Process

When a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident wants to bring a foreign-born relative to the United States, concurrent filing of USCIS Form I-130 and Form I-485 can be an efficient route. It offers potential benefits such as speed, the ability to apply for employment and travel authorization, and staying in the U.S. while awaiting a decision. Read on to discover the ins and outs of concurrent filing.

Obtaining a Green Card as a “Non-Controlled Canadian” – Understanding the Process without an I-94
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Obtaining a Green Card as a “Non-Controlled Canadian” – Understanding the Process without an I-94

Understanding the unique admission process for Canadians in the United States can provide answers to questions like, “Can a ‘non-controlled Canadian’ acquire a green card without an I-94?” With the exception of E and K visas, Canadian nationals are usually exempt from the visa stamp requirement before stepping foot on US soil. Generally, Canadians visiting the US undergo a swift inspection and are admitted without a record of admission or I-94 – a term known as “non-controlled” admission. This article will delve into the transition from being a ‘non-controlled Canadian’ visitor to becoming a green card holder.

Understanding Humanitarian Reinstatement: USCIS Form I-130 Process after Petitioner’s Death

Understanding Humanitarian Reinstatement: USCIS Form I-130 Process after Petitioner’s Death

When the petitioner of USCIS Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, passes away mid-process, the principal beneficiary may qualify for a relief known as humanitarian reinstatement. Learn about its eligibility and application process.