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What is DACA?

If you came to the U.S. as a child, you may be eligible to apply for consideration to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. As long as you meet certain criteria, you can avoid immigration removal actions for certain periods of time and even receive work...

What is the Child Status Protection Act?

The immigration system does not always move at a quick pace. Because of this, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services often has a backlog that severely slows down the process of seeking lawful permanent residency. The problem with this is that age may play a role in...

What is an F-1 visa and how does it work?

When you want to become a full-time student in the U.S., but have no intention of relinquishing residency in your home country, you will need an F-1 student visa to accomplish this goal. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services advises that F-1 visas are for...

Is there only one way to become a citizen?

The United States has regulated immigration since the beginning of the Twentieth Century. While entry rules have changed significantly over the years, it has not done anything to stop the slew of immigrants who want to become permanent citizens. The guaranteed way to...

When should I replace my green card?

Your green card is an important document that you need to have with you and available at all times. If something happens to it or happens to invalidate it, you need to replace it. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service explains that everyone has to replace their...