Sam Stoddard

Immigration Order - Annotated

There has been a lot of speculation and confusion about what the newest executive order on immigration from the White House really means. Here is a compilation of some really good annotations from...


Immigration & Trump: What's Going to Happen to Immigration?

What's Going to Happen to Immigration?The dust is starting to settle from the 2016 presidential election. With the realization of a Trump presidency, many are scrambling to sort out what this will...


Self Employed Sponsor and USCIS Form I-864 Affidavit of Support

Self Employed Sponsor and Form I-864 USCIS Form I-864 What you need to know about having a Self Employed Sponsor and the Form I-864. One of the requirements to get a green card is having a financial...


What happens if I get a Request for Evidence?

What is a "Request for Evidence?"What happens if I get a Request for Evidence? Oh no! You got the dreaded Request for Initial Evidence from the USCIS. What does getting a letter of Request for...


Canadian Birth Certificates & Green Cards

Canadian Birth CertificatesIf you are from Canada and you are trying to get your green card you will need a specific copy of your birth certificate. You may be asking, “Which birth certificate...


Traveling While The Green Card Is Processing

Can I travel while I Wait?OK, so you are getting ready to submit your green card application to the US government. This is a major milestone in your life. You have finally reached the moment where...


Undocumented to Green Card: The Real Story

Undocumented to Green Card: The Real StoryMedium.com featured the tell-all, behind the scenes tale of one mans struggles through life and the intimidating US immigration process. Vikram Babu tells his...


The $3.1 Billion USCIS ELIS Debacle

$3.1 Billion Spent On USCIS's ELISSome messes happen in an instant while others are more drawn out over weeks or years. A recent, well publicized incident took place in in 2010, when an oil rig...


How To Pass Your USCIS Citizenship Interview

How to pass your Citizenship InterviewIf you’ve made it to your citizenship interview, it means you’ve put in many hours filling out paperwork, reviewing documents, and working late into...