November 11, 2020
For the U. S. 2020 Presidential Election that took place in November, it is estimated that 1 in 10 voters who were eligible to vote were immigrants. This fact was reported earlier in the year by the Pew Research Center.
October 31, 2020
The annual Green Card Lottery program will close on November 10, 2020 at 12:00 noon ET. This Congressionally mandated program awards 55,000 permanent residence visas each year to applicants selected in a computer-run lottery drawing.
October 28, 2020
Presidential hopeful Joe Biden says that in addition to granting asylum to 11 million immigrants in the U. S. , he will keep the annual DV Lottery (Green Card Lottery) alive and active.
October 3, 2020
The congressionally mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV Lottery) opens on October 7 and runs until November 10, 2020. The program is administered by the US State Department, which has announced the Visa Lottery dates.
September 27, 2020
Pal Olson always dreamed of studying in the United States. As a young kid growing up in his native Finland he was hooked on American cartoon series like Family Guy and American Dad.
September 21, 2020
The coronavirus has affected travel and entry circumstances for countries around the globe and the US is no exception. The impact on US immigration activities is significant. For example, services at many US embassies and consulates have been reduced if not outright stopped.
August 20, 2020
A report published by the Pew Research Center on US immigrants reveals that the United States has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Surprisingly, an estimated one fifth of the world's migrants--or 40 million people--are living in the US.
August 19, 2020
With his pick of Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate, presidential hopeful Joe Biden validates his pro-immigration outlook. Harris is half Indian and half Jamaican, a bona fide daughter of US immigrants. Harris has been a fierce critic of the draconian anti-immigrant policies of the current administration.
June 5, 2020
USCIS offices started to re-open and begin providing immigration related services in early June 2020. Per the USCIS website, non-emergency and face-to-face immigration services have resumed after a temporary halt to such activities earlier in the year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Appointments and scheduling have also restarted.