No matter what you apply for, you will probably have to fill out some government forms, prepare documents, pay fees, and interat with the immigration bureaucracy. Learn more about how to handle these matters here.
Who Needs to Submit Form G-28 With an Immigration Application?
Form G-28 is used only to indicate a lawyer's representation in an immigration case.
Filling Out Form I-912 for a Fee Waiver
Government filing fees for immigration processing can be expensive. However, if you don’t earn much money and you don’t have a lot of assets, you can ask U.S.
Made a Mistake on an Immigration Form? How to Correct It
Don't just leave a mistake uncorrected and hope for the best, or it may come back to bite you.
Protect Yourself Against USCIS Losing Your Immigration Application
Plan ahead for the possibility that a U.S. government agency may lose all or part of your application for a visa, green card, or other immigration benefit.
What's my naturalization certificate number and date and place of issuance?
Where to find naturalization certificate information with which to fill in USCIS forms.
Where Do I Find Latest USCIS or Department of State Immigration Forms and Filing Fee Amounts?
How to access the forms you need (for free!) and make sure you're paying the latest application fees.
FAQs About Paying Immigration Filing Fees
No, you can't get a refund--and other answers to common questions about immigration filing fees.
Sample Format for Translating Non-English Documents for Immigration Applications
If you will be submitting certificates in a foreign language with your immigration application, learn the rules for translation.
Creating Substitute Documents or Affidavits for Immigration Applications
What to do when the certificate or document you need for your application cannot be found
Do I Need to Give U.S. Immigration Authorities Original Documents?
For many applications, a photocopy of a required document or certificate will do; but if so, make sure it's an acceptable copy.
What will USCIS do if the check with my application bounces?
Second chances are possible, but the beneficiary's Priority Date may be affected.
CARRP Program Creates Long Delays for Muslim-Americans Applying for Immigration Benefits
Is your application for asylum taking much longer than it should? Your country of origin may be a factor.
Information on Work Permit Card Incorrect? How to Fix It
Mistakes happen. Here's what to do if they happened on your all-important work-permit card.
How to Handle a Request for Evidence (RFE) From USCIS
When U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) needs more information in order to proceed any further on your application, it will issue you a Request for Evidence (RFE) on blue paper.
How to Get a Copy of Your Immigration File (FOIA Requests)
One of the most perplexing aspects of the U.S. immigration system is the murky nature of what information the government has (or does not have) about an applicant or petitioner.