Immigration

Can I borrow a friend’s passport?

It is no secret that getting a passport right now is hard, regardless of whether you are a U.S. citizen or someone looking to become one. Indeed, in some areas, passport appointments are booked up for months. This may lead some to seek to use a friend’s passport....

Grounds for deportation and ways to avoid it

Relocating to the United States is likely a major event in your life. Whether it was planned well in advance or happened last minute, individuals enter the United States at North Carolina and other states for many different reasons. The purpose may be for a job,...

How does having a green card affect your life?

U.S. immigration laws are extremely complicated. That’s probably left you with a number of questions that you need answered to ensure that you’re abiding by the law and maximizing your immigration status. One question that we’re often asked is how holding a green card...

4 paperwork errors to avoid on USCIS forms

The U.S. immigration process can often feel confusing, frustrating and overwhelming. Unfortunately, many individuals make documentation errors that can affect the process and hurt their chances for a smooth transition. While every situation is unique, there are common...

USCIS is expanding premium processing

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it is expanding its premium processing service to additional certain types of applications and petitions filed with the agency. The phased approach will be brought in over the next...