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How to Register to Vote As a New U.S. Citizen

How to Register to Vote As a New U.S. Citizen

Learn the voting rules in your state Voting rules are different in every state. However, with exception to North Dakota, all states require citizens to register if they want to vote. How you register to vote can vary too. In many cases you can register to vote online, at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), […]

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What Biden’s Pardon For Marijuana Convictions Means For Immigrants

What Biden’s Pardon For Marijuana Convictions Means For Immigrants

The executive order is believed to be the first step at cannabis decriminalization, here’s what that could mean for immigration. President Biden announced he would pardon thousands of people convicted of cannabis possession under federal law. The pardon only affects 6,500 Americans, and non-citizens were excluded from the order. In a statement, Biden said, “My […]

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How to Request a Travel Authorization Extension for Beneficiaries of U4U

How to Request a Travel Authorization Extension for Beneficiaries of U4U

The below step-by-step guide provides information for Supporters of Uniting for Ukraine on how to request an extension of a travel authorization that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued to a beneficiary you agreed to support. Travel authorizations are valid for 90 days. However, if a beneficiary of Uniting for Ukraine cannot travel to the […]

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Fair and Humane Public Charge Rule

Fair and Humane Public Charge Rule

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a final rule, to be published in the Federal Register, that provides clarity and consistency for noncitizens on how DHS will administer the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The rule restores the historical understanding of a ‘public charge’ that had been in place for decades, until […]

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Current Status of U.S. Visa Services By Country – August 2022

Current Status of U.S. Visa Services By Country – August 2022

The coronavirus pandemic led to the suspension of U.S. visa services around the world. As restrictions start to ease, most U.S. embassies and consulates have resumed certain immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments. Learn the current status of visa services in your country: COUNTRY VISA SERVICES Philippines U.S. Embassy Manila has resumed all routine visa services. […]

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