Year: 2021

What is good advice for new immigrants?

When you finally make your way to a new country to embark on a new chapter in your life, you will likely experience a flurry of emotions. Excitement, elation and joy will likely make an appearance, along with feelings of anxiety or stress. You can help limit these...

What to know about the immigration-related medical exam

To obtain a US visa, you will need to undergo a medical examination to document your health. The purpose of this checkup is to ascertain your medical status. You do not have to be in perfect health to get the visa. However, if you have certain conditions that could...

USCIS policy change applauded by LGBTQ rights advocates

There are many ways to make a family, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) took a big step last month in recognizing that. The USCIS announced that it was updating its guidance on babies conceived using Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and...

Who can you bring to the United States with a Green Card?

Getting a "green card" means that you can essentially stay in the United States without fear of removal. Only in certain, extreme situations like criminal convictions will your status as a permanent resident ever be at risk. Not only do you have more security than you...