Free All-Day Adult Citizenship Training Seminar at USCIS Detroit Field Office

The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services’ (USCIS) Office of Citizenship is planning to conduct a free, all-day Adult Citizenship Training Seminar at the Detroit Field Office on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  This seminar will focus on the bullet points below: -The Naturalization Process and Eligibility Requirements -Overview of the […]

USCIS Announces Online Filing for Affirmative Asylum Applications

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today that Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, is available to file online for certain affirmative asylum applicants. USCIS continues to accept the latest paper version of this form by mail. “The expansion of online filing is a priority for USCIS as we make our operations more […]

FREE Citizenship Workshop – Sept 17 2022

FREE Citizenship Workshop – Sept 17, 2022 – from 10 AM till 2 PM. Led by the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit [IIMD], Detroit New Americans Campaign Collaborative [CCF, MU, MIRC & SAAVI] will be hosting a Regional Citizenship Workshop on 9/17/2022 as part of Welcoming Week. Big Thanks to LA SED for providing the […]

Top 5 Mistakes Immigrant Applicants Make at AOS Interviews

Top 5 Mistakes Immigrant Applicants Make

Adjustment of Status (AOS) is the process by which a qualified immigrant applicant petitions to become a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) of the United States. Applicants applying for adjustment of status to obtain permanent residency in the United States must, in most cases, appear for an immigration AOS interview at a United States […]

USCIS Implements Risk-Based Approach for Conditional Permanent Resident Interviews

USCIS Implements Risk-Based Approach for CPR Interviews

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced a policy update to adopt a risk-based approach when waiving interviews for conditional permanent residents (CPR) who have filed a petition to remove the conditions on their permanent resident status. Effective immediately, new criteria will guide USCIS officers on when to waive interviews for CPRs who filed […]


Spring Classes (ON-LINE and IN-PERSON) run for 11 weeks, starting the week of April 4, 2022. Attend the classes when you can.Our classes are taught by Justine Flores, M.A. and CELTA certified. Three classes will be offered. Choose ON-LINE or IN-PERSON. Session 2022-4 : On-Line Class | Mondays & Wednesdays | 6pm ~ 8pm Session […]

5-Year Anti-Entry Amnesty

Generally, if you have overstay power that has stayed in the United States since the expiration of undocumented, smuggled, or nonimmigrant visa, you may be denied entry. Foreigners who voluntarily enter the U.S. for 180 days to one year cannot enter the United States for 3 years, and cannot re-enter the U.S. for 10 years […]

Statistics on Asians Forcibly Deported

At the end of February, the Immigration Bureau announced the current status of immigration enforcement for fiscal year 2020. According to this, a total of 7,923 Asians were arrested. Among them were 1,964 Chinese, 1717 Indians, 143 Koreans, 110 Indonesians, 107 Cambodians, 19 Taiwanese and 8 Japanese. 2,508 people were arrested in Detroit. Of the […]

USCIS Announces Policies to Better Protect Immigrant Children Who Have Been Abused, Neglected, or Abandoned

WASHINGTON— United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced new policies that will provide better protection to immigrant children who are victims of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or similar parental maltreatment. “Today, we are taking action to help immigrant children in the U.S. who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and offer them protection to help rebuild […]

Immigration Law Reform Nearly Stranded

The highly anticipated Build Back Better Act, which includes immigration reform bills passed by the House of Representatives at the end of last year, has finally failed to cross the Senate’s walls and is stranded. The key point was that undocumented immigrants who entered the United States before early 2011 were granted two 5-year work […]