Resources

 

WE HOPE THAT THE FOLLOWING LINKS WILL HELP YOU WITH YOUR IMMIGRATION CASE:

 

You & Your Legal Representative:

"10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Immigration Attorney"  Suggested questions to ask an immigration attorney to help you find the one who best meets your needs.

"How and Where to File Complaints Against Notarios and Immigration Consultants"  A state-by-state guide to assist injured consumers with information to take legal action against immigration consultants and “notarios” who prey on America’s immigrant community.  Compiled by the American Immigration Lawyer's Association.

 

Applications & Petitions:

USCIS Processing Times & Case Status.  Find the status of your pending application or petition, or general processing times.

USCIS Civil Surgeon Locator.  Find a Civil Surgeon in your area who is authorized by USCIS to perform the required medical examination for your permanent residence ("Green Card") application.

USCIS Online Change of Address.  Notify USCIS of your new address.

 

Deportation:

TRAC Immigration:  Immigration Judge Reports.  This interactive site provides statistics and background information on Immigration Judges nationwide.

US Immigration Court Practice Manual.  This manual lists some rules for people who are in deportation proceedings before an Immigration Judge.  NOTE:  deportation proceedings are also governed by US laws and regulations that do not appear in this manual.

Board of Immigration Appeals Practice Manual.  This manual lists some rules for people with appeals and other matters before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).  NOTE:  BIA proceedings are also governed by US laws and regulations that do not appear in this manual.

 

Consular & Embassy Matters:

US Department of State Visa Bulletins.  Find out if your visa priority date is current (your visa is available) or, if not, how long you might have to wait.

Websites of US Embassies & Consulates.  Websites and information about US diplomatic mission in other countries.

Foreign Embassies & Consulates in the United States.  Contact information for diplomatic missions of foreign governments in the United States, inlcuding principal officers assigned to those offices.

Citizenship Laws of the World.  Information about citizenship requirements (including dual citizenship) for countries around the world.