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How Hard is it to Pass the Citizenship Test?

The U.S. citizenship test is much easier to pass than many people expect. It’s tempting for many people to assume that the citizenship test might be some sort of trick to exclude people, that it’s full of difficult questions, trick … Continue reading

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H-1B Petitions to Be Accepted on April 1, 2015

The USCIS is to begin accepting applications for H-1B visas on April 1, 2015. Though there are 65,000 visas available through this program, it is well-known for its tendency to run out in a month or less. H-1B visas are … Continue reading

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Will Obama’s Immigration Executive Orders Delay Asylum Applications?

Many asylum applicants in the United States have expressed their concerns about whether President Obama’s immigration reform executive orders will somehow negatively affect the timeliness of their own applications. However, it is somewhat unlikely that it will impact the speed … Continue reading

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What Does The USCIS (Formerly the INS) Do?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the federal agency that manages lawful immigration to the US. The USCIS is a component of the Department of Homeland Security. On March 1, 2003, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officially took … Continue reading

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What is INS?

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS) is the government agency that manages the entire immigration process in the United States. While applying for a visa or green card, immigration forms are to be filed either at the … Continue reading

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