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New USCIS Fee Increase: Understanding the Changes

Posted on 04/22/24

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a significant overhaul of its fee structure, marking the largest adjustment since 2016. This change, which took effect on April 1, 2024, comes in response to the escalating inflationary pressures and the critical budgetary demands facing the agency. These adjustments are designed to bolster the financial


Things To Know If You Are in Love With An Undocumented Immigrant

Posted on 04/18/24

Falling in love is a beautiful and universal experience that transcends borders. However, when your significant other is an undocumented immigrant in the United States, the emotional roller coaster can quickly become complicated due to the complexity of the immigration system. The intricacies of the U.S. immigration system do not just involve filling out forms


Hot Topic: Protection for Immigrant Spouses of US Citizens

Posted on 04/16/24

In the intricate tapestry of American society, mixed-status families – those comprising both citizen and non-citizen members – are not uncommon. These families often face unique challenges, particularly when it comes to the legal status of immigrant spouses of US citizens. The Law Offices of James A. Welcome recognizes the fundamental importance of a thorough