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Blog Posts in December, 2016

  • USCIS Releases New Revised Form I-9

    On November 14, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. While employers may continue using the previous I-9 version with a revision date of 03/08/2013 through January 21, 2017, the new revised form must be used from January 22 onward. What Is Different with the New Form? One of the main ...
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  • Can U.S. Citizens Help Their Parents Receive Green Cards?

    Did you know that U.S. citizens can petition for permanent residence visas , or more commonly known as green cards, for their foreign-born parents through family sponsorship? In order to sponsor a parent to receive a green card, you must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen. Since parents are classified as “immediate relatives” under immigration laws, there is no limit on the number ...
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  • USCIS Announces Fees Related to Immigration Applications Will Rise

    In only a couple short weeks, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will raise the price of most of its application and benefits fees. The price change will be officially implemented on December 23, 2016, following an official confirmation in late October. For people seeking to gain or maintain visas, the price increases can feel more like a gouge to their pocketbooks, as ...
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