Guantanamo Bay and Extrajudicial Detention
The Guantanamo Bay detainment camp in Cuba was set up by the United States military, and it is currently in use to house people suspected of being Al-Qaeda or Taliban operatives, as well as housing those whose names have been cleared but who have yet to be relocated. The detainment camp has become a central [...]
Immigrating to the U.S.? Do this first!
Applying for a temporary visa to reside in the U.S. can sometimes be a long and difficult process, depending on your personal situation. But if you can fully prepare your immigration application, you have a much better chance at going through the process smoothly and of course successfully. Here is a guide on what you [...]
One step closer to immigrating to the US: submitting your application
So, you’re ready to jump through some hoops to immigrate to the United States, huh? Well, it really isn’t all that daunting a process if you’re prepared for it. Unfortunately, a lot of technical requirements and miscellaneous tasks await a person who is ready to migrate to a new country, especially one with the intense [...]
Non-immigrant v. Immigrant Visas
Whether you’re leaving home to temporarily visit or permanently move to the United States, there are two basic types of visas available for you. Here is a guide to visas, so you can determine where you fit in to the picture! The first question you must ask yourself before it’s asked of you is: are [...]
Making Sense of Change: U.S. Immigration Reform
Immigration reform is undoubtedly one of the most glaring issues the presidential candidates will wrestle over as the 2008 election approaches. But in order to go about changing U.S. immigration laws, it’s important that we as citizens precisely understand in what ways these laws can be changed. Do you know what life is like for [...]
How much work do I have to do to work in the U.S?
Just because you don’t live in the United States permanently, doesn’t mean you can’t work there! Many people are successfully granted work visas every year so that they can temporarily reside in the U.S. legally without truly moving from their home. Let’s presuppose that you do not have a greencard. In this case, can you [...]