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  • Check Your Immigration Court Case Status Online

    Check Your Immigration Court Case Status Online

    Automated Case Status System Check the status of your EOIR case online. You can use the Automated Case Status System to find out the date & time of your next Immigration Court hearing, the location of your hearing, the Immigration Judge assigned to your case, and other important information about your case. You can find…

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  • Form G-1145 E-Notification

    Form G-1145 E-Notification

    What is Form G-1145? Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, is a one-page form on which you provide your name, mobile phone number, and email address. You then submit the form with your petition or application that you are filing with USCIS so that you will receive an SMS or email informing you of when…

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  • How to Update Your Personal Information With USCIS

    How to Update Your Personal Information With USCIS

    Changing Personal Information With USCIS If there are changes to your personal information that you need to update with USCIS such as your name and/or gender you have two potential options. If you have been scheduled for an interview at a USCIS Field Office, you can update your information at that interview. Otherwise, you can…

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  • How to File a FOIA Request With The Immigration Court (EOIR FOIA Request)

    How to File a FOIA Request With The Immigration Court (EOIR FOIA Request)

    How to use the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to get a copy of your Immigration Court documents. How to file a FOIA request with EOIR or the BIA.

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  • Applying For U.S. Citizenship

    Applying For U.S. Citizenship

    form n-400 Review the application (Form N-400) instructions Complete the naturalization application, Form N-400 Pay filing fee Form N-400 All applicants must send the following 3 items with their N-400 application: □ Permanent Resident CardA photocopy of both sides of your Permanent Resident Card (formerly known as the Alien Registration Card or “Green Card”). If…

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  • What to do if you missed your hearing and were ordered removed

    What to do if you missed your hearing and were ordered removed

    What to do if you missed your hearing and were ordered removed. You can take to try to reopen your case but it is important that you file a motion to reopen as soon as possible using this template motion.

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Reschedule A USCIS Biometrics Appointment

    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…

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  • How to Check Your Selective Service Registration

    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…

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  • HOW DO I RENEW OR REPLACE MY PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD (GREEN CARD)?

    How do I renew my green card? How do I replace my green card? Renew or replace a legal permanent residency card.

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  • How To: Apply For U Visa

    How To: Apply For U Visa

    Applying for U Nonimmigrant Status (U Visa) What USCIS Forms do you need to file? What evidence should be sent with the U Visa application? What other documents are required for a U visa? The answers to all those questions and more are below in this brief guide to filing for U nonimmigrant status. FORMS…

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