The EB-5 and the Government Shutdown: What You Need to Know

ATLANTA, Georgia. Under the EB-5 visa program, foreign investors can receive a green card if they invest at least $500,000 and create full-time positions for at least 10 employees in what the U.S. deems to be a targeted employment area. According…
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How Do I Appeal a USCIS Decision?

If you recently received notice from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that your request was denied, you may be entitled to appeal USCIS’s decision. In order to determine whether you are permitted to file an appeal, you will…
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How Much Does It Cost for a U.S. Citizen to File a Petition for a Foreign-Born Spouse?

If you are a U.S. citizen living in Texas and are ready to bring your foreign-born spouse to live with you, you will be required to pay a form filing fee of $535.00. The fee, which is subject to change, must be paid in order to file Form I-130,…
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I Recently Immigrated to New Jersey on a Temporary Visa. Can I Apply for a Driver’s License?

If you were admitted into the U.S. on a temporary visa and are not considered to be a U.S. citizen, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) states that you are permitted to apply for a NJ driver’s license if you fit into one…
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How Will Divorce Affect My Immigration Status?

If you have been admitted into the U.S. as a permanent resident on the basis of marriage and your marriage is less than two years old, you are likely living with a conditional status that can eventually be removed after the two years is up.…