K-3 Visa

What is a K-3 Visa? A K-3 Visa is a type of non-immigrant visa which is available to the foreign spouse of a U.S. citizen. This visa was created to shorten the time of separation which spouses might have to endure while an immigrant visa petition is pending approval....

Employment Authorization Document (Work Permit)

What is an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) (AKA Work Permit)? The employment authorization document (also known as a work permit) is a document that is issued by USCIS. It authorizes an individual to work in the United States for a specified period of time. It...

Automatic Revalidation

What is Automatic Revalidation? Automatic revalidation allows certain temporary visitors who hold expired nonimmigrant visas to be admitted at a U.S. port of entry by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. Who May be Admitted into the U.S. Under Automatic Revalidation?...

Form I-94

What is Form I-94? Form I-94, Arrival and Departure Record, takes the form of an electronic form or a hard copy. It is a document which is issued by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This form is generally attached to a visitor’s passport and it provides...

Contingency Planning for Undocumented Individuals

Contingency planning for undocumented individuals is more important now that it has ever been. Recent changes in the political atmosphere of United States immigration laws have alarmed many families in the U.S. who may have undocumented family members. The question of...