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    • How Long Does It Take To Get a Visa in 2013? Created: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      The wait time for a visa can vary greatly but following the government's instructions can get you to the United States faster." itemprop="description">ption">
    • How Is First-Generation Immigrant Defined? Created: Saturday, September 28, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Defining “first-generation immigrants” can be confusing, and many reputable groups disagree on the usage. Here are the two possible meanings.
    • How Do I Check On the Status of My Case? Created: Monday, May 19, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      How to check on the status of your immigration case online, through email, by phone, mail, or in person." itemprop="description"> Sunday, January 08, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The Obama administration will change rules to allow some illegal immigrants to remain in the United States with their families while seeking legal status." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a New U.S. Citizen Created: Thursday, September 17, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a new U.S. citizen." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      If you want to know how long it will take to get your visa, the U.S. Department of State provides an online tool showing visa wait times in all Consular locations.
    • Supreme Court Rejects Hazleton, Farmers Branch Appeals Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of immigration lawmaking towns, Hazleton and Farmers Branch.
    • Report: Immigrant Entrepreneurs Flourishing Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Immigrant entrepreneurs are flourishing in high-tech metro areas across country, Kauffman report finds.
    • Supreme Court Passes on Maryland Immigration Case Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Supreme Court passes on key Frederick, Md., immigration case of Salvadoran woman arrested by deputies.
    • Immigrant Baseball Players To Watch in 2014 Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Close to 30% of the players in Major League Baseball are foreign-born, and immigrants will play a big role in the 2014 season.
    • Australian Baseball Star Grant Balfour Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Tampa Bay Rays' pitcher Grant Balfour is one of several dozen Australians who have played Major League Baseball.
    • How Do I Get an H-1B Visa? Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      The steps you'll need to take to get an H1-B visa from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    • More Private Detention Centers Incarcerate Immigrants Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014
      GEO Group runs immigrant detention centers for the federal government.
    • Federal Immigration Prosecutions Soar Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      Federal prosecutions for illegal reentry has soared over the last two decades, according to a Pew study.
    • How Do I Become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen? Created: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014
      How do I go through the naturalization process to become an American citizen? Here's a 10-point plan for you.
    • How Do I Find a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office? Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      How do I find a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office?
    • How Do I Make Sure My E-Verify Result Is Accurate? Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Tips for immigrants to make sure that their E-Verify Form I-9 is accepted by the U.S. government.
    • The Top Immigration Studies of 2013 Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      The top immigration studies of 2013 gave insight into policies that boost the U.S. economy and how immigrants are assimilating in the United States.
    • How Do I File an Affidavit of Support? Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
      An Affidavit of Support is a document an individual sings to accept the responsibility for another person, usually a relative, who is coming to the United States as an immigrant.
    • How Do I Get Green Cards for Immediate Relatives of a U.S. Citizen? Created: Sunday, February 09, 2014 Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014
      U.S. citizens can petition U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to get green cards for immediate family members so they can immigrate to the United States.
    • How Do I Get Green Cards for Immediate Relatives of a U.S. Citizen? Created: Sunday, February 09, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014
      U.S. citizens can petition U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to get green cards for immediate family members so they can immigrate to the United States.
    • Study Finds EB-5 Visa Program Needs Improvement Created: Monday, February 10, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014
      Brookings Institution study finds that EB-5 visa program needs to work more closely with local economic leaders.
    • How Do I Get Green Cards for a Green Card Holder's Relatives? Created: Sunday, February 09, 2014 Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014
      U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services allows green card holders to petition to bring eligible relatives into the United States and permanent residents.
    • How Do I Get Green Cards for My Family Members? Created: Sunday, February 09, 2014 Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014
      U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services tries to promote family unity and will allow the immediate relatives of U.S. citizens and green card holders to get green cards for their next-of-kin and spouses.
    • How Do I Apply for a Green Card Through Business Investment? Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      The U.S. government wants to promote the immigration of entrepreneurs and business leaders who can create jobs and help the U.S. economy grow.
    • How Do I Check My Immigration Case Status With USCIS? Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      USCIS has more ways for applicants to check the status of their immigration cases than ever before, including by e-mail and cell phone text message.
    • How Do I Apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD)? Created: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      The Employment Authorization Document, or EAD card, allows foreign workers -- immigrants -- to work in the country legally for a specific period of time.
    • What Is the United States Refugee Act of 1980? Created: Sunday, January 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      The United States Refugee Act of 1980 gave the federal government new tools to help ensure that America could remain a safe haven for refugees and asylum-seekers fleeing persecution from around the world.
    • GOP Plan Would Add 4.4 Million-6.5 Million Legal Immigrants Created: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      Republicans want comprehensive immigration reform that allows fewer unauthorized immigrants to gain legal status.
    • How Do I Find an Immigration Lawyer? Created: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      Finding an immigration lawyer can be critically important for an immigrant who wants to gain legal status in the United States.
    • How Do I Get a Green Card? Created: Sunday, January 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014
      Here's a road map that will get you started on your quest for a green card and permanent residency.
    • How Do I Replace a Lost, Stolen or Damaged Green Card? Created: Saturday, December 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014
      The government has procedures for replacing lost or stolen green cards and immigrants must take care to follow instructions carefully.

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