Immigration Links and Resources
Review the following Links Cella & Associates believe you will find helpful in your immigration process.
US IMMIGRATION LINKS
> USCIS HOMEPAGE – Main site for US Immigration.
> USCIS Filing FEES – Find government application fees here.
> US Immigration Processing Times – Find the process time of different types of cases at the five service centers and local offices of US Immigration.
> 100 Naturalization Questions and Answers – Find complete 100 questions and answers for your Naturalization Interview with MP3 Audio.
> USCIS Infopass Appointment Scheduler – Schedule appointments with the US Immigration Service.
> US Immigration Online Case Status – Allows you to check the current status of processing cases.
> Immigration Authorized Physicians - Physicians approved by US immigration to perform medical exams for people applying for Adjustment of Status.
> Department of Labor Alien Labor Certification – Regulations and links for the foreign labor certification process.
> Dictionary of Occupational Titles – Research tool for job duties and requirements for use in employment based visas.
> J Waivers – Waiver of the Exchange Visitor Two-Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement.
> Employee PERM Registration – Foreign Labor Certification registration.
> Labor Department– United States Department of Labor main portal.
>PERM – Frequently Asked Questions – Foreign Labor Certification Process Frequently Asked Questions.
> PERM- Federal Regulations – Foreign labor certification overview and regulations.
> NAFTA Trade – North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
> NAICS Codes (H-1B) – North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are designed to classify individual business locations, i.e., a plant, a store, a farm, not individuals or occupations.
> Temporary Protected Status (TPS) – USCIS may grant TPS to eligible nationals of certain countries (or parts of countries), who are already in the United States. Eligible individuals without nationality who last resided in the designated country may also be granted TPS.
CONSULAR MATTER LINKS
> U.S. Department of State: International Parental Child Abduction- The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Abduction Convention) is the primary civil law mechanism for parents seeking the return of their children from other treaty partner countries.
> National Visa Center – Department that handles preliminary immigrant visas processing.
> Bureau of Consular Affairs – State Department’s immigration related services and information.
> Visa Waiting Time – Allows you to check the waiting times for visa processing at consulates around the world.
> US Embassies and Consulates – List of US embassies and consulates worldwide.
> Visa Bulletin – Chart updated monthly showing the backlog in various immigrant categories.
> Countries with Investor (E-2) and/or Trader (E-1) Treaties with the US – List of Treaty Countries for purposes of E1/E2 Visas.
> US Passport – Links to various forms and instructions needed to apply for a US Passport.
> TN Visas – Information about TN visas for certain professionals from Canada and Mexico.
> American Immigration Lawyers Association – Organization for attorneys practicing immigration law with access to free information for the public.
> Selective Service – Verify certain men’s registration in the Selective Service system, which may be required for Naturalization process.