This is a multi part guide about the visa bulletin system allocated visa numbers. It is a mathematical formula that the Department of State follows in issuing visa numbers. A Priority date is usually the date that the I-130 is received by the USCIS. This is the so called line.
The Visa bulletin and visa quota system allocate a certain amount of visas per category. This is a brief guide in a series dedicated to this topic.
For non-immediate relatives, the visa quota system only permits so many visas per category. This list briefly explains that system. The Visa Bulletin can be found on the Department of States' Website: http://travel.state.gov/visa/bulletin/bulletin_5603.html
This Guide briefly explains the concept of immediate relative of a parent of a USC in the context of the adjustment of status, I-485.
This brief guide provides insight into the adjustment of status of an immediate relative as a spouse of a United States Citizen.
This brief guide explains why the green card itself only evidences lawful permanent residence and why even when the green card expires the alien is still a lawful permanent resident.
This guide will briefly explain how to prove a bona fide marraige infront of USCIS.
If you have had a divorce, this guide briefly explains what you need to show on the I-130 whether you are the beneficiary or the petitioner.
This the fifth part of a series on the Notice to Appear. This guide briefly deals with the alien's responsibility for giving and updating his/her correct address.
This guide provides a brief look at the inner workings of the Department of Homeland Security.