Immigration Resources

How to Read the Visa Bulletin


General Resources

Official USCIS website with forms and instructions: www.uscis.gov

Overview of US Visas: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html

USCIS Processing Times: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/processTimesDisplayInit.do

Visa Appointment & Processing Wait Times: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/wait-times.html/

Current Visa Bulletin: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin.html


For US Permanent Residents

USCIS Welcome Guide for New Immigrants: https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/nativedocuments/M-618.pdf

USCIS Guide to Naturalization: https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/article/M-476.pdf


For Students

OPT STEM Extension Information:

https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/students-and-exchange-visitors/students-and-employment/stem-opt

DHS Resources for Foreign Students: https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/students


For Sponsoring Fiance or Spouse

Information on Sponsoring a Spouse:

https://www.uscis.gov/family/family-us-citizens/spouse/bringing-spouses-live-united-states-permanent-residents

Information on Sponsoring a Fiance: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/family/fiance-k-1.html#9