How Petition to Bring a Family Member to the U.S.

As a citizen of the United States, you may help a relative become a lawful permanent resident of the United States by obtaining what is often referred to as a “Green Card.” To do so, you need to sponsor your relative and be able to prove that you have enough income or assets to support … Read moreHow Petition to Bring a Family Member to the U.S.

How to Use a Taxpayer Identification Number

INDIVIDUAL TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (ITIN or TIN) HOW TO FILE TAXES IF YOU ARE AN IMMIGRANT AND DO NOT HAVE A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER. WHAT IS AN TIN? An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN or a TIN) is a tax processing number issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). A TIN consists of nine … Read moreHow to Use a Taxpayer Identification Number

Reschedule A USCIS Biometrics Appointment

HOW TO RESCHEDULE YOUR USCIS BIOMETRICS APPOINTMENT Your biometrics appointment is for you USCIS to collect your fingerprints and a photograph of you for running security clearances and checking your identity and criminal record. Your biometrics appointment notice will arrive on USCIS Form I-797C with a location of a biometrics service center as well as … Read moreReschedule A USCIS Biometrics Appointment

How to Check Your Selective Service Registration

WHAT IS THE SELECTIVE SERVICE? The Military Selective Service Act requires that all men (including anyone whose gender was assigned as male on their birth certificate) living in the United States register with the Selective Service System (SSS) within 30 days of their 18th birthday. The SSS is used by the U.S. government in times … Read moreHow to Check Your Selective Service Registration

Guide to Form I-864A

GUIDANCE FOR PREPARING AND SUBMITTING USCISFORM I-864A & SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS Last Updated June 13, 2023 Form I-864A: Official USCIS Instructions: FORM-I-864A-GUIDEDownload WHY DOES A HOUSEHOLD MEMBER COMPLETE FORM I-864A? A household member completes this contract if the household member’s income and/or assets will be used to demonstrate the sponsor’s ability to meet the income requirements and to … Read moreGuide to Form I-864A

Establishing Extreme Hardship

ESTABLISHING EXTREME HARDSHIP There are several forms of relief and immigration benefits that require a noncitizen to establish extreme hardship or variations of extreme hardship (such as exceptional and extremely unusual hardship). Most commonly I-601A and I-601 visa waivers require a showing of extreme hardship and cancellation of removal for non-permanent residents requires a showing of … Read moreEstablishing Extreme Hardship