The Return of the Visa Lottery

The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program begins taking applications this month. The program, sometimes referred to as the visa lottery, has operated for more than 30 years.  The program’s goal is to diversify the group of immigrants...

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Inadmissibility: What It Is & What To Do About It

Whether you’re already in the US or are just now reaching the border, it’s possible to be found inadmissible. This means you’re unable to legally enter or stay in the US. Although there are many reasons to be found inadmissible, it might ...

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The Deportation Process

The Deportation Process: Key Things to Know The deportation process is complicated and can involve many different people from different government organizations. You might be involved with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including Immi...

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Texas Court Ruling Puts DACA In Jeopardy Again

On July 16, 2021, nine years after the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program began, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the program is unlawful and parts of it must be suspended. Here are the main things to understand after this ruli...

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Will Divorce Affect My Immigration Status?

Marrying your new spouse and beginning your journey toward permanent residency is an amazing milestone. Unfortunately, things do happen and relationships can sometimes falter.  If you gained conditional resident status based on your mar...

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Immigration Status

Obtaining legal status in the U.S. is an amazing milestone. Yet, that legal status will only last for the duration of your visa or as long as you fulfill the requirements asked of you during your stay. Failure to maintain your immigration status wi...

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4 Reasons You May Receive a Green Card Application Denial

Applying for a green card (lawful permanent residence) is an important step in remaining in the United States. Yet, the green card process can also be overwhelming, especially if your application gets denied. Here we discuss the most common reasons...

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What Is an Order of Supervision (OSUP)?

An order of supervision (OSUP) is a tool used by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to keep an eye on immigrants within the US. An OSUP is typically given to immigrants who have been detained by ICE, released, and who are waiting...

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Who Is Eligible for Temporary Protected Status?

The United States offers protection to those from other countries who believe they’re in danger should they return home. Through temporary protected status (TPS), individuals escaping ongoing armed conflicts such as war, disasters such a...

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What is Immigration Detention?

In the US, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is responsible for upholding current immigration laws and regulations. This means they’re required by law to detain immigrants based on several factors. One requirement ordered by Congress is th...

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