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U.S. Immigration FAQs

Immigrating to the U.S. through the Consulate

Would you and your family like to become duel citizens? Making a decision to become a citizen of another country is huge. Not only does it involve a lot of paperwork, but it can create a lot of confusion. Having the knowledge and support you need during this time is important and that’s what we’re … read more

Frequently Asked Questions on International Travel as a Permanent Resident

What documents do I need to travel outside the United States? In general, you will need to present a passport from your country of citizenship or your refugee travel document to travel to a foreign country. In addition, the foreign country may have additional entry/exit requirements (such as a visa). For information on foreign entry … read more

What You Should Know About U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization

What is Naturalization? Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national after he or she fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). You May Qualify for Naturalization if: You have been a permanent resident for at least 5 years and meet … read more

What are Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Permanent Resident

Your Rights As a permanent resident (green card holder), you have the right to: Live permanently in the United States provided you do not commit any actions that would make you removable under immigration law. Work in the United States at any legal work of your qualification and choosing. (Please note that some jobs will … read more

When to Replace a Green Card

You will need to replace your green card if: Your previous card was lost, stolen, mutilated or destroyed Your card was issued to you before you were 14 and you have reached your 14th birthday (unless your card expires before your 16th birthday) You have been a commuter and are now taking up actual residence … read more