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Redesign of ImmigrationRoad.com

If you’re a returned visitor to our website today, you’ll see a completely different layout and design. With weeks of hard work, we’ve now made immigrationroad.com fully responsive. What it means is that whether you’re using a smartphone, a tablet or a desktop/laptop computer, you will have the same viewing experience because the website automatically Read more about Redesign of ImmigrationRoad.com[…]

Happy Moon Festival!

The Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated by Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and many other Asian people. By Lunar calendar, the festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month, when the moon is at its fullest. The perfect round shape of the moon symbolizes family reunion.

How to Deal with Solicitors Knocking on the Door

Below is a message from the San Diego Police Department addressing residents’ concerns about solicitors in the neighborhood. Although some information may be specific to the city, or to California, it’s still useful to the general public in many ways. I’ve lived in San Diego for many years and never knew solicitors were required by Read more about How to Deal with Solicitors Knocking on the Door[…]

International Students Statistics – April, 2014

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently released statistics on foreign students currently studying in the United States. As of April 1, 2014: There are currently 1,015,178 F & M students studying in the United States There are currently 188,382 J-1 exchange visitors in the United States 29% Read more about International Students Statistics – April, 2014[…]

Green Card Application Timeline for Parents of U.S. Citizen

After nine months, my parents’ green card applications were approved today. They didn’t have to go to an interview. Below is a brief timeline for their adjustment of status process. February 2013: Completed medical exams. Sent both applications (in separate envelopes and clearly labeled) in one package to USCIS in late February. Each application included Read more about Green Card Application Timeline for Parents of U.S. Citizen[…]

How to Contact CBP for I-94 Issues

The I-94 automation process was implemented by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in April, 2013. The new process replaced paper form I-94 with an electronic version: A foreign national entering the United States no long receives an I-94 card stapled to their passport; instead, they will see a passport stamp, and must now Read more about How to Contact CBP for I-94 Issues[…]

USCIS I-130 Processing Times to Improve in Coming Months

In a recent post I talked about USCIS’ significant delays in processing I-130 petitions filed by U.S. citizens for their immediate relatives. I also proposed a potential reason for the issue. Apparently USCIS has been fully aware of the situation. In an email sent to stakeholders today, USCIS promised to speed up the adjudication of Read more about USCIS I-130 Processing Times to Improve in Coming Months[…]

Tips on Expediting USCIS Processing for Military Personnel

Author:¬†Guy Pearson Every year, many active duty military members seek expedite on their petition due to circumstances beyond their control. Whether it be a deployment, change of station or a humanitarian assignment, many need the option to speed up their process. Additionally, non-military members are eligible for expedite of their case as well. Who is Read more about Tips on Expediting USCIS Processing for Military Personnel[…]

USCIS Pending I-485 Inventory (10-01-2013) Released

USCIS today released the pending employment-based I-485 inventory with data as of October 1, 2013. Our green card tracker has now been updated with the new inventory data. If you have questions about the data or how the tracker works, please visit our FAQ section and/or leave a comment below. The Consular Processing (CP) inventory Read more about USCIS Pending I-485 Inventory (10-01-2013) Released[…]