“Adjustment of Status” is a process that allows some immediate relatives of U.S. citizens to apply for green cards without having to leave the United States. To find out if you qualify, contact Lester Law at (423) 402-0608, or through our website at www.lesterlaw.org.
Under new regulations, people applying for U.S. visas will need to provide five years’ worth of e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and social media information. These requirements, first proposed as part of “extreme vetting” of refugees, will now affect almost 15,000,000 people a year. Martin Lester explains what we can expect.
Although the United States has many consulates abroad, not all of them handle every type of visa application. In some countries, certain applications are centralized at one location – and that location may not be the main embassy. Because these locations can change from time to time, it is very important to check before applying to make sure that everything goes to the correct place. As an example, the Department of State recently announced that all K-1 (fiancée) visa applications for Canada will now be handled by the U.S. Consulate in Montreal. Until now, Canadian K-1 applicants on the west coast could have their visa interviews in Vancouver, but everything will be centralized in Montreal on April 1. While this change will help USCIS administer the visas, it will cause a new burden for some applicants. For some who are not aware of the change, it will come as a […]