Introduction Immigration regulations has eased the restriction to some extent, allowing certain qualifying H4 spouses to secure employment authorization to work in the US. Here we present an overview of the new H4 EAD rule, explain who qualifies for the USCIS H4 EAD, and answer some of the common questions related to the EAD for […]

Avoiding Confusion At US Port Of Entry:

Introduction A clear understanding of entry and exit procedures for the U.S. can help you avoid denials, and even more serious issues, at the port-of-entry. Approximately 28 million nonimmigrants enter or leave the U.S. annually to conduct business, work study, visit family, or tour the country. Legitimate visitors are always welcome and the U.S. government […]

Visa Status: Difference Between Visa And Status

Introduction In order to maintain lawful status when you are in the U.S., it’s important to understand the difference between the two common immigration terms — “Visa” and “Status”. Many people use these terms interchangeably, however, there is a clear distinction between the two terms under the immigration laws. 1. Visa A Visa is an […]

Adjustment Of Status For K1 Fiancé(e)

Introduction You have obtained the K1 fiancee visa and have joined your U.S. citizen in the U.S. — now what? The next step is getting married and applying for legal permanent residence (or the “green card”) so you can live in the U.S. with your spouse. In order to obtain the green card, the foreign […]