Immigration

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...

How U.S. citizenship guarantees basic rights

Although the ultimate dream of millions of immigrants coming to the United States is citizenship, many fall short of the goal as they encounter obstacles that are part of the complex web of procedures in immigration law. It is also possible for undocumented workers...

Preparing to obtain a student visa

Many students citizens of other countries choose to come to North Carolina's world-renowned educational institutions for their studies. In some ways, their experiences are very much like those of any U.S. citizen at these schools. In others, they are very different....