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Articles Tagged: Immigration

Patriot Day


A brief article describing the origin of the National holiday Patriot Day.

New Filing Location for Petitions for More Effective Processing


The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has changed the location for the filing of the following petitions: I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé I-130, Petition for Alien Relative I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Relative I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien        Entrepreneur I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status  I-817, Application for Family Unity Benefits Previously, these […]

Traditions that may still exist – Trokosi and its reference in “Wife of the Gods” by Kwei Quartey


by Andres Gonzales, Journalism student at University of Maryland           In a recent novel “Wife of the Gods” by author Kwei Quartey, the age-old custom of Trokosi is discussed as Detective Darko Dawson investigates a murder mystery.         The Trokosi practice, originating in the Volta region of Ghana, West Africa, promotes the enslavement of young […]

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 […]