Learn More About Your USCIS Case
You probably have a case with USCIS if you have applied for a green card, an immigrant visa, citizenship, or work visa. Here you will find answers to commonly asked questions, like how to check your USCIS case status, which forms to file, fixing delays in your case, and contacting USCIS.
Navigating the Requirements of VAWA for Immigration Relief: A Comprehensive Guide
VAWA, which stands for Violence Against Women Act, is a U.S. law that was first passed in 1994 to provide protections and resources for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including immigrant victims.
U Visa: Requirements & Processing Times
A U visa is a type of non-immigrant visa available to individuals who are victims of certain crimes and who cooperate with law enforcement in the investigation and prosecution of those crimes.
O-1 Visa: Visas for Extraordinary Ability
An O-1 visa is a type of nonimmigrant visa issued by the United States to individuals with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who have a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture...
USCIS Online Account: A Guide to ELIS
The USCIS Online Account Number, also known as the USCIS Account Number, is a unique identification number assigned to individuals who create an online account with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Alien Number: Find Your A-Number 
Immigration agencies assign many non-citizens an identification number. The agencies use this number for all filings and to keep track of non-citizens. For this reason, it's important for your to know if immigration has given you one. In this article,...
I-90 Form: How to Renew Your Green Card by Mail 
The form I-90 is an application that is used by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) when a green card holder needs to replace or renew his or her card. This page provides explanations of when to use...
Which form did you file?
For information specific to your case type, tell us which form you filed. By clicking on one of the links below, you can find out how to check your case status, if you filed the right form, and more valuable information.
I-130 | Visa Petition
An I-130 is a visa petition. If you’re trying to get a green card for a family member, then you should have filed one of these.
I-485 | Green Card Application
An I-485 is an application for adjustment of status. If granted, it allows you to get a green card without leaving the United States.
N-400 | Citizenship Application
An N-400 is an application for naturalization. It allows green card holders to become United States citizens.
I-765 | Work Permit Application
An I-765 application is for getting authorization to work legally in the United States.
I-589 | Asylum Application
An I-589 is used to apply for asylum. It is meant to give people fleeing persecution a chance to remain in the United States.