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By Dan Moffett

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    • Profile of Grey's Anatomy Immigrant Actors Created: Friday, March 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      ABC's popular hospital drama, Grey's Anatomy, boasts four successful immigrants among its cast of main characters.
    • What Was 'Operation Peter Pan'? Created: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      About 14,000 Cuban children were brought to the United States between 1960 and 1962 during Operation Peter Pan to escape Fidel Castro's oppressive regime.
    • Immigration News Created: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Read about the latest immigration developments being discussed in the news.
    • 5 Ways to Avoid DV Green Card Lottery Scams Created: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The diversity visa green card lottery is a popular immigration program known around the world. And where there are a lot of people, there are bound to be scam artists ready to take advantage of the...
    • Green Card Created: Saturday, June 13, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      A definition of the immigration term, green card.
    • Immigrants and Public Benefits Created: Friday, January 09, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Many immigrants believe that they are ineligible for any type of public benefits and assistance. In fact, new immigrants and permanent residents can take advantage of a number of federal, state and...
    • Will USCIS Waive Application Fees? Created: Thursday, March 25, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      USCIS charges filing fees for an application, petition, motion or request. But what happens if you are unable to pay the required fees? Is there any way to have these fees waived?
    • Seeking Asylum in the United States Created: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      There are two ways that refugees can obtain asylum in the United States- affirmative and defensive." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 21, 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.

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