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June 2018 Archives

What can I expect during the naturalization process?

If you’re hoping to become a U.S. citizen, you’ll need to go through the naturalization process towards citizenship. This process can be exceedingly complex and without the right assistance you’re bound to feel a little lost. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers the following information so you know just what to expect when on the path to becoming a citizen.

Immigration hurdles involving your fiance or spouse

We have covered many of the different immigration challenges people face whether they move to the U.S. for work or to live with a loved one. For those who are engaged or married, immigration issues can be especially difficult for a variety of reasons. Aside from making sense of immigration laws, these cases can be especially emotional for couples. Whether you have already moved to the U.S. with your partner and are facing challenges or you plan to make the move in the near future, it is pivotal to ensure that any immigration problems you encounter are addressed properly.

Is the U.S. government calling foul on your marriage?

When you met the person of your dreams and started planning your Kentucky wedding, you assumed you would encounter various challenges along the way, since you were emigrating from another country of origin to marry a U.S. citizen. On the personal side, you may have wondered whether your two families would be able to combine customs and traditions to create a joyful ceremony and wedding day celebration.  

The emotional side of family immigration

There are many different facets of family immigration and we have covered a number on this blog. Any immigration matter can be stressful, but those which involve loved ones are often especially difficult for people to work through. People face a number of different issues related to family immigration and each case is unique. For example, someone may immigrate to the U.S. because of their relationship with a spouse or as a result of their child or even sibling. Moreover, while the legal considerations regarding these cases may seem complex, family immigration may also bring up strong emotions. In this post, we will look into the emotional side of family immigration.

What if the government loses your citizenship application?

Unfortunately, when you are dealing with a bureaucracy like the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), sometimes they will lose important paperwork. These scenarios may also involve Kentucky residents who have filed an application for U.S. citizenship. If you have sent off an application package and have since discovered the USCIS has lost your paperwork, there are steps you can take to correct the situation.