Archive for the 'Immigration' Category

A Story of EB 5 Success

By Andrew Bartlett To be sure, there are stories of people out there who have had success and built wonderful new lives via the EB-5 immigrant investor program. They have, in essence, “invested” their way to permanent residence in the United States. Meet the Green family… The Green Family Shortly after the EB-5 immigrant investor […]

Immigration and Citizenship Most Common Misconceptions

By Chris Grifin A great number of people is confused about immigration law and citizenship in the United States. Here are a few of the many common misconceptions about immigration laws and United States citizenship: If I marry a U.S. citizen I can automatically become a citizen. False. To become a citizen, you still need […]

H 1B Visa 5 Things Every Applicant Should Know

By Douglas M. Lightman One of the most common and highly sought after U.S. work visas is the H-1B visa. Every year on April 1 the U.S. government makes available 85,000 new H-1B visas. Of the 85,000 spots made available every year, 20,000 are allocated to the “advanced degree cap exemption” (i.e. those with a […]

Working Through Your Conditional Green Card

By Sutton Hartnet There are many popular misconceptions about the United States permanent resident card – more commonly known as the green card – floating around these days. Many people don’t realize that a lot has changed when it comes to gaining permanent residence in the United States. Based on legislation that was passed back […]

First Steps As a Permanent Resident in Canada

By Juliette Giannesini After you become a landed immigrant, you must apply for three very important pieces of IDs: a permanent resident card, a SIN card and a health card. The Permanent Resident Card This card will be the easiest to obtain, because you don’t need to apply for it! Once you become a landed […]

Denmark Greencard Scheme Point Based Evaluation

By Jai Cherian The Denmark Greencard Scheme is a 3-year residence permit for those who wish to immigrate to Denmark and work over there. An applicant receives a Greencard to Denmark only after an evaluation process which is a point-based system. One needs a minimum of 100 points to acquire a Greencard to Denmark. An […]

Why Choose a Qualified Migration Agent?

By Chris Whitelaw How to Choose a Good Visa Service Provider? While it is not a legal requirement in Australia to engage a registered visa service provider, it is advised that you do. Isn’t it always better to engage someone who is qualified and really knows what they are doing, because your visa application can […]

Why Does the K 3 Visa Require a K 1 Application Form?

By Ben Hart A question upon the lips of many people who research the K-3 marriage visa is: why do we use a different application form? The K3 visa was initially designed as a way of getting spouses of American citizens to the United States in as fast a manner as possible. Back when the […]

Canadian Citizenship Test 2 Easy Ways to Pass

By Diana Camacho A very good friend of mine whom I considered a smart guy failed the Canadian Citizenship Test. It was a disappointed blow to him as he waited so long to be a Canadian. He was so confident and thought it would be just a walk over only to realize he had to […]

About the Governments New Naturalization Test

By Billings Farnsworth The government has recently released a new Naturalization Test, which is to provide a more standardized, fair and naturalization process. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) took some years to revise the test to reflect the fundamental concepts of American democracy and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. The redesigned test […]