Helpful Immigration Tips

IMMIGRATION SCAMS

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a WARNING against SCAMMERS, which we copy here word for word: “If someone claiming to be a government official or law enforcement officer calls making threats such as deportation, beware! Hang up and report it! Here’s How it Works A number appears on your caller ID that […]

SECURITY CHECKS

After you filed your application for a Green Card (Form I-485), you may encounter long DELAYS – six (6) months or more – before being scheduled for an Adjustment of Status interview. Why? Because SECURITY CHECKS have not been completed. SECURITY CHECKS are separate and different from CRIMINAL RECORDS checks. For criminal records checks, the […]

SECURITY CHECKS

After you filed your application for a Green Card (Form I-485), you may encounter long DELAYS – six (6) months or more – before being scheduled for an Adjustment of Status interview. Why? Because SECURITY CHECKS have not been completed. SECURITY CHECKS are separate and different from CRIMINAL RECORDS checks. For criminal records checks, the […]

TATTOOS BITE?

Yes. If you are applying for a visa at an American Consulate your tattoos can BITE you. The American Consul can decide that your body art – as ARTISTIC as it may be – actually means that you are, or that you have been, or that there is a risk that you might be in […]

CITIZENSHIP DELAYS

If you are a Legal Permanent Resident (a Green Card holder), and you applied for naturalization to become an American citizen, and you have the impression that your application is being delayed, and delayed and delayed – you are probably right. It is being delayed. This is especially true if you are a Moslem or […]

TIN / ITIN NUMBER

Some people don’t have a SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, but they still need a NUMBER. For them, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) created an INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (ITIN). This number has the same format like a Social Security Number, but always has a 9 at the beginning and a 7 or 8 in the position […]

MEDICAL DOCTORS

Medical specialists who agree to practice in any area designated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services as having a shortage of healthcare professionals may be eligible for the physician national interest waiver. Specialty care physicians are eligible for a waiver if they are working in areas identified as shortage designations.

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