What Should You Bring with You?.
The most important source of information on what to bring to your interview is the interview scheduling notice you received from USCIS. It lists important documents... more
What is common law marriage in Colorado?.
A marriage license is not necessary to be considered married in Colorado. Colorado courts may consider you to have a common law marriage if you and your... more
On June 1st Illinois' Civil Union Act took affect. Illinois joins several other states that have civil unions or similar domestic partnership laws. There are also five states, plus the District of... more
Is it true that if you live with someone for 7 years you are common law married?
Most people have heard different things about common law marriage but don't really understand what it is. A common... more
A few commenters have warned against the K-1 fiance visa. I don't. Each situation is unique. In our current state of immigration law and slow visa processing, a K-1 visa can be a blessing, not a... more
In a recent green card interview, a U.S. Immigration and Nationality Services (USCIS) officer was performing his routine due diligence by asking several questions to a young couple in which the... more
If your spouse was a U.S. citizen -.
If your spouse was a U.S. citizen when your green card was approved, and if you’re still living together 3 years after your green card was initially approved,... more
In February of 2011, President Obama ordered the Department of Justice to stop
defending the Defense of Marriage Act, the Federal law banning
recognition of same-sex marriages. However, for the... more