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  • A Guide to Adjustment of Status for Spouses of U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

    Immigrating to the United States as a spouse of a U.S. citizen or permanent resident is an important step toward building a life together. If you find yourself in this situation, you may be eligible for an adjustment of status, which allows you to change your immigration status and become a lawful permanent resident. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the process, eligibility ...
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  • Adjustment of Status Timeline: How Long Does it Take?

    For immigrants seeking to obtain permanent residency in the United States, Adjustment of Status (AOS) is a common option. AOS is the process of applying for permanent resident status while one is already in the United States. However, this process can be lengthy, and it is important to understand the timeline for AOS. Filing the Application The first step in the AOS process is filing form I-485 ...
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  • Adjustment of Status vs. Consular Processing: What’s the Difference?

    If you are an immigrant in the United States looking to obtain a green card, you may have heard about two different ways of doing so: Adjustment of Status (AOS) and Consular Processing (CP). Both methods ultimately lead to obtaining a green card, but there are significant differences between the two. In this blog post, we will break down the differences between AOS and CP and help you decide which ...
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  • USCIS Expands Premium Processing for Applicants Seeking to Change to F, M, or J Nonimmigrant Status

    USCIS announced the expansion of premium processing for certain applicants filing Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, requesting a change of status to F-1, F-2, M-1, M-2, J-1, or J-2 nonimmigrant status. These applicants will be able to file Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service, online or via paper form. The premium processing expansion for these categories ...
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  • DHS Announces TPS Registration Process for Ukraine and Sudan

    On 4/18/22, DHS announced that the TPS registration process for both countries begins on April 19, 2022. All individuals who want to request TPS under the designation of Ukraine or Sudan must file an application. Eligibility: Ukraine : must demonstrate continuous residence in the U.S. since April 11, 2022, and continuous physical presence in the U.S. since the designation date in the Federal ...
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  • DHS Designates Cameroon for TPS

    On 4/15/2022, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United States as of April 14, 2022, will be eligible for TPS. Individuals who attempt to travel to the United States after April 14, 2022, will not be eligible for TPS. Information on filing is yet to be ...
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  • Ultimate Guide to Employment-Based Adjustment of Status

    Foreign nationals working in the United States with an employment visa can remain in the country permanently by obtaining a green card through employment-based adjustment of status. Employment-based adjustment of status is a path that many foreign nationals can take if they have a secured job with an employer who is willing to sponsor their petition for a green card. Our team at Akula & Associates ...
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