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USCIS Develops Tools to Help Foreign Entrepreneurs Create and Grow Businesses in the United States

Director Mayorkas unveils online entrepreneur resource center at MIT WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas marked a significant milestone for the USCIS Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative by launching an online resource center today at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship in Cambridge, Mass. The resource center, Entrepreneur Pathways, provides entrepreneurs who seek to ...

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Expanded e-Request Services

USCIS has expanded the services offered by our e-Request system.  This Web-based tool allows customers to inquire about applications and petitions submitted to USCIS. On November 19, customers will see the following enhancements to e-Request: Create a service request for all forms to either inquire about the status of your application or petition if it is outside of the normal ...

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Visa Wait Times – for Interview Appointments and Processing

Advance travel planning and early visa application are important. If you plan to apply for a nonimmigrant visa to come to the United States as a temporary visitor, please review the information provided below. Then select the U.S. Embassy or Consulate where you plan to apply for specific wait time information, which includes: The typical wait time to receive an ...

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Low-Skilled Immigrant Workers Are Vital Contributors To The Economy

By David Bier Immigration-rights activists stage a rally calling for the government to act on immigration legislation (Image credit: AFP via @daylife) The Republican National Committee reformed its immigration platform this month to favor a new guest worker program. Unfortunately, the party still seems unwilling to accept permanent low-skilled immigrants. These workers are critical to America’s future competitiveness, yet they ...

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USCIS Online Change of Address

Introduction Para tener acceso a este sitio en Español, presione aquí. Online Change of Address is a web-based tool that allows you to change your address online so that USCIS can contact you regarding your status. Customers who have filed an application or petition with USCIS but have not yet received a decision (a “pending” case) should notify USCIS of ...

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Family of Green Card Holders (Permanent Residents)

As a green card holder (permanent resident), you may petition for certain family members to immigrate to the United States as permanent residents. You May Petition For The Following Family Members: Spouse (husband or wife) Unmarried children under 21 Unmarried son or daughter of any age Application Process To obtain a green card for your family member, you must: File ...

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