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How to Come to the U.S.A E-Book

How to Come to the U.S.A E-Book

How to Come to the U.S.A is an E-book written by ImmigrationDirect.com. One of the most popular books on U.S. immigration, it serves as a comprehensive guide to all U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant paths, how to adjust status to permanent resident and an overview of life in the U.S., its varied regions and customs.

This book is detailed and easy to understand. It takes all the complex immigration processes and breaks them down into simple language. And it truly is comprehensive - from nonimmigrant visas, to employment-based green cards, to a state-by-state depiction of culture. How to get health insurance, enrol in schools and bring your family over. You'll use this E-Book really all the way through the immigration process. And it will save you countless hours of time searching through government sites try to find information that is often hidden and difficult to understand.

ImmigrationDirect.com

ImmigrationDirect.com

ImmigrationDirect.com is an excellent resource for U.S. immigration. Here are just a few reasons why:

  • Application form instructions for visas, green cards and citizenship in clear, simple to understand language - English and Spanish.
  • Blogs and Articles updated daily to bring you the most up-to-date news and information on U.S. immigration, living in the U.S. and other related topics.
  • A forum where you can ask questions to our experts and get the answers you need. Converse with other immigrants and get advice on visas, green cards, citizenship and living in the U.S.
  • Free tools like eligibility quizzes to determine which visas are right for you.
  • Personalized guides to form filing that walk you through complicated application processes step-by-step.
  • A U.S.-based customer service team with phone and online support from immigration experts.
  • All the forms you need are available on the site for free download. Every visa application form can be found here in fillable pdf format or you can use our services to walk you through the applications step-by-step.
  • Safe and secure services. We take your private information seriously and ensure that it's protected. There are no scams, just helpful assistance to ease the complicated immigration process.

Our website is constantly being updated by an expertly trained team. We keep current with immigration policies, ensuring the information you find there is correct. Our customer service team is eager to help, with phone and online assistance. We offer free tools and free information to help guide you through the lengthy and stressful immigration process.

Travel.State.gov

Travel.State.gov

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affair's website offers information on all overseas immigration processes, known as consular processing. If you are living abroad and need a nonimmigrant or immigrant visa to travel to the U.S., it's best to start the process here.

They offer phone support that's U.S.-based. There's no navigating through a complicated series of pre-recorded messages before you are able to speak to an actual person and representatives are friendly and helpful.

However, like USCIS' website, Travel.State.gov can be difficult to navigate. And they do not present information very simply, tending towards political jargon that's hard to understand, especially if you are a not a native English speaker. They also do not provide step-by-step directions for visa applications, meaning you might have to read over three or four different web pages before you understand what it is you are supposed to do.

USCIS.gov

USCIS.gov

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the branch of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that is responsible for all in-country immigration processes. Their website offers detailed descriptions of visas, adjustment of status, citizenship and Deferred Action processes. Information is offered in simple language and sometimes with visual aids such as charts and graphs.

They offer statistics on immigration, such as the country with the highest immigration rates and the most popular visas. Visa processing times are also available on this site. USCIS ELIS is a great tool, developed in 2012, that allows you to file certain applications online. They have phone and email support as well.

However, the site is difficult to navigate and it is often hard to find what you are looking for. Some of the information is not updated with current policy, meaning it can't always be trusted to be accurate. USCIS ELIS has also been known to have major glitches, such as failing to list all eligible countries on an application.

It's also nearly impossible to get anyone on the phone from USCIS. They do have phone support, supposedly, but to actually speak with a person requires minutes long wandering through pre-recorded messages and even then you are often told to go to the website to find the information you need.

WelcometoUSA.gov

WelcometoUSA.gov

WelcometoU.S.A.gov is a resource to help newcomers adjust to U.S. culture and lifestyle. They focus on the more practical side to U.S. life such as how to apply for a job, receive healthcare and benefits and where to learn English.

The site is fairly well organized and gives links, when appropriate, to other resources such as USCIS' Guide to Naturalization. Its focus is on life for those already in the U.S. so not the best source to start your immigration process but a great one to help you acclimate to U.S. living.

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