U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
This is the official U.S. government website for immigration and it contains the latest forms, filing fees, instructions and updates in the immigration laws. The agency is increasing conducting its business online. There are now many features available on the USCIS website to help you. Below are some of the most commonly used online links from the USCIS website.
USCIS Home Page – The USCIS website is packed full of useful information, forms and instructions. The USCIS was previously known as the Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS).
Naturalization Self Test Study Materials – our Citizenship Test Resource page has links to many useful resources on the USCIS website including the questions used for the Citizenship Test. You can test your knowledge online for free using the interactive self test provided by the USCIS.
- USCIS Processing Dates
USCIS Processing Dates (Hartford CT Field Office)
USCIS Processing Dates (New York City Field Office)
- USCIS Case Status
USCIS Case Status Online (English)
USCIS Case Status Online (Espanol)
- Immigration Doctors
Immigration Physicians – Locates an Immigration designated physician in your area for the green card physical (USCIS Civil Surgeons Locator).
- Forms and Filing Fees
Latest Forms and Filing Fees – all forms are downloadable for free. Never pay for a USCIS form. Always download the forms from the USCIS website. This way you can be sure you are getting the most up-to-date form as well as the current filing fee. If you download the forms from other sites there is the possibility that these sites may not have the latest versions of the USCIS forms. In some circumstances, use of older forms or sending in the wrong filing fee may result in your application or petition being denied or delayed.
Gospa Translation Services
The U.S. Department of State visa bulletins offer valuable information about immigration.
Register for the Selective Service or obtain proof that you are registered (males between the age of 18 and 26 and who have a green card or U.S. Citizenship are required by law to register). Click here to visit the Selective Service System website
- National Center for Health Statistics
Where to write to obtain vital records in each State. Contact information for obtaining certified copies of birth, death and marriage certificates for each State.
- National Center for Health Statistics (All States)
- New York (except New York City)
- New York City
U.S. Embassies / Consulates
Foreign Embassies / Consulates
Educational Evaluations and Translations
Morningside Evaluations – A private service which translates and evaluates a foreign degree to determine if it is the equivalent of a U.S. degree (important for H-1B visa applicants to ensure that the applicant has the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree).
United States Department of Justice – Executive Office For Immigration Review
Website containing information concerning the immigration courts as well as published decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals
Legislative information from the Library of Congress
Website to obtain information concerning immigration laws and pending bills before the U.S. Congress
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