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Filed your N-400? Your Green Card is Extended.


On Dec. 12, 2022, USCIS updated their Policy Manual to automatically extend the validity of Permanent Resident Cards (commonly called Green Cards) for lawful permanent residents who have applied for naturalization. This update is expected to help naturalization applicants who are experiencing longer processing times, because their green card will automatically be valid past the […]

Same-Sex Marriage Becoming Mainstream? What Does it Mean for Immigrants?


By: Helena Coric*  The 2012 Presidential election produced great advances in the fight for marriage equality as legislation passed in the states of Minnesota, Maryland, Maine, and Washington. The significance of these results is that for the first time voters supported the measure at the polls, instead of it simply being limited to the authority […]

Immigrants Face Red Tape in Obtaining Visas


By: Karen Smith, BOILA legal intern and third-year law student at American University Photo Credit: The Republican | Michael S. Gordon Immigrants who wish to obtain visas for the first time, renew their visas, or change their immigration statuses often face difficulties in dealing with the United States immigration system. The Immigration Policy Center attributes the […]



If you are ready to apply for Naturalization, there are a few things you should know to make sure that you are eligible to file for Naturalization.  Make sure that all the following apply to you: You must be at least 18 years old. You must have a green card. You must have lived in […]

Asylee Benefits: Once you have been granted asylum what can you expect?


Derivative Asylum You have two years from the grant of your asylee status to file for your minor children under 21 and your spouse regardless or whether they are in the US or  overseas.  Failure to do so would foreclose this option to have them granted asylum.  If your child is over 21 at the […]

DV-1 Lottery Selection and how Marriage Affects the Winner


After DV-1 Lottery selection, what happens if the DV Lottery winner marries? 1.) For any changes (i.e. change of address, marriage, or new child) after winning the DV Lottery, the winner will need to update the Consulate detailing the new information. 2.) They will also need to pay additional immigrant visa fees for the new […]