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Can You Apply for US Citizenship With an Expired Green Card?

Are you a lawful permanent resident in the United States who wants to transition to US citizenship? Maybe you meet the eligibility criteria to apply for US citizenship. But what to do if your Green Card (Permanent Resident Card) has expired? Maybe you have heard that you can not apply for citizenship before renewing your Green Card but the cost of doing both is too much! 

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Adjust Your Status: Unauthorized Employment in the US

Thousands of foreign nationals travel to the United States each year to work and build a better life for themselves and their family. However, not all of them have proper work authorization. Many immigrants work without proper authorization in the US. If you have ever been one of them, then it might be difficult to apply for Adjustment of Status to permanent residence. 

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Avoid Getting Your K-1 Visa Denied

The K-1 Visa allows the engaged partner of a US citizen to travel to the United States to get married within 90 days of arrival. However, receiving the K-1 Visa is not as easy as it sounds.

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What Are Common Challenges Applying for a Green Card Based on Same-Sex Marriage?

On June 15, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) legalized same-sex marriage. It's been quite a while since then. Immigration systems were broadened to include same-sex marriages for spousal sponsorships under family sponsorship.

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What’s Next If Your Green Card Interview is Unsuccessful?

You are required to attend an interview with the officials of the US embassy or consulate to finish the final step in the processing of your Permanent Resident Card (“Green Card”) application. Several things may happen if your interview is unsuccessful. 

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What Are the Differences Between US Nationals and US Citizens?

It is generally believed that anyone born in the United States and its territories is considered a US citizen. However, it is not true for everyone born within the US territory. Individuals born in American Samoa and Swains Island are considered US nationals. But what is the difference between a US citizen and a US national? 

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Why Is It Important to Prove your Immigrant Status in the US?

It is essential these days to have proof of your immigration status in the United States. To avoid a lot of legal hassle, it is best to have proper immigration papers, documentation or proof of your legal status in case there is any contact with law enforcement or immigration officials. Not only that, immigration papers are quite important when buying a house, renewing your driver’s license or receiving government benefits.