Green Cards

Green cardsLawful permanent residency allows a foreign national to live and work in the United States indefinitely. This status is also known as "immigrant status," "LPR status," or "green card status." To learn more, please click here.

Citizenship

CitizenshipCitizenship issues encompass such things as citizenship at birth, citizenship acquired through parents, and naturalization. To learn more about this complex and often confusing subject, please click here.

AC21 Issues

AC21 issuesThe AC21 legislation provides relief for H1B workers. It allows them to begin work immediately when changing employer and also to qualify to extend their status beyond six years. It also permits EB applicants for adjustment of status to change jobs after 180 days and retain eligibility. To learn more, please click here.

How to Begin

How to beginFor those who know little or nothing about the US immigration system, getting started can be a daunting task. The purpose of this site is to make things easier for you. Let's start with the basics. To start learning, please click here.

ImmInfo Library

ImmInfo LibraryWe have written articles on various immigration related subjects for inclusion here. We have also incorporated government articles, FAQs, and information sheets into the library.

Look to the links on each side of this page for general subject matter headings. Click on those links and you will be taken to pages with more detailed information on each subject. If you don't quite know where to start, go the the "I don't know where to begin" link for more information.

We hope you will find what you are looking for. If not, please don't hesitate to contact us with suggestions for new articles. You should also consider visiting the ImmInfo Discussion Forum, where you can post questions or comments and participate in discussions involving all immigration subject.

Please also visit ImmInfo Resources, where we have an extensive repository of government memoranda, administrative decisions, policy manuals, and other highly useful documents. This portion of the site also has quick links to important and useful government web sites.

Other ways to find information:

This site has a very sophisticated search function. You should be able to find anything that interests you on this site by running a search. We also have the Quick Reference page; designed to get you to particular subject matter of interest quickly.

ImmInfo Resources

ImmInfo ResourcesIn addition to the articles in the ImmInfo Library, we also present many important original documents in the ImmInfo Resources section of this site. There, you will find materials arranged by the agency that issued the document. To view those documents, please click here.

Nonimmigrant Visas

Nonimmigrant visasNonimmigrants are people who come to the U.S. for a temporary purpose. Some to visit, some to work and some to study. To learn more about nonimmigrant visas, please click here.

Immigration Compliance

Immigration ComplianceThe immigration laws require employers to comply with an array of record-keeping requirements. Failure to maintain proper records can result in both civil and criminal penalties. To lean more, please click here.

Employer Issues

Employer issuesEmployers face a number of challenges in dealing with immigration matters, both in terms of record-keeping and providing benefits to their employees. To learn more, please click here.

Misc. Issues

MiscellaneousOn top of everything else, there are any number of miscellaneous issues that present in the immigration context, such as retention of U.S. residency and in-admissibility. To learn more, please click here.