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February 2019 Archives

What are the requirements for U.S. citizenship?

As you begin to look into the process of becoming a U.S. citizen in Kentucky, you will find that what is required of you are aspects that will help you to succeed and excel as a citizen of the United States of America. Before you begin the application process, you should be dedicated to accomplishing all of the requirements so you can complete your application with ease and confidence. 

The requirements for immigrating to the U.S. on a spouse visa

There is a path to immigrating to the U.S. for nonresidents who marry U.S. citizens in Kentucky and elsewhere. However, receiving an IR1 or CR1 visa is far from guaranteed. Therefore, it is important for those seeking entrance to the U.S. through such means to understand the requirements in order to improve their chances of approval.

What should I know about naturalization questions?

Foreign residents in the state of Kentucky who are exploring how to become United States citizens have likely heard about naturalization tests. If you wish to become a citizen, you can expect to be asked a certain number of civics questions during your naturalization process. To make sure you have the best chance of passing, you need to know what you will likely be asked and how best to prepare.

What you wear to your immigration interview may affect outcome

Adapting to a new lifestyle in Kentucky after emigrating from another country of origin is often a challenging experience. While you may be excited at the prospect of building new memories here in the United States, you may also worry about language barrier, new foods and customs, and other issues that immigrants commonly face. If U.S. government officials request your appearance at an immigration interview, you'll want to do whatever you can to make a positive impression.

How can I help my child adjust to life in the U.S.?

Immigrant families new to Kentucky have a lot of exciting experiences to look forward to. However, many kids have problems adjusting to life in a new country, and it’s up to parents to make the process as painless as possible. Working Mother offers the following advice on how you can ensure that your children adjust well to their new homeland.

Selecting the right visa for your marriage status

If you are among the many Kentucky individuals, who became engaged during the recent holiday season, congratulations. Planning for your future is an exciting time. However, if you or your fiancé is not a U.S. citizen, nor are they living here yet, you need a visa. The team at Vickerstaff Law Office, PSC and John Vickerstaff has the necessary expertise and experience to navigate U.S. Immigration processes and procedures.