Which Presidents Owned Slaves?

Slave Owning Presidents There were 12 presidents who, at some point in their lives, owned slaves. They were among the first 18 presidents of the United States, and 8 of them were slave owners while still in their tenure as president. George Washington Did George Washington own slaves? George Washington owned many slaves throughout his […]

What led to the end of US Slavery?

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What Truly Led To The End Of Slavery In The US In the early years of colonial America from 1526 until the later passing of the 13th Amendment in 1865, slavery was a part of America’s makeup. Practiced even among the 13 Colonies, slavery, under law, was ownership of another person. Slaves were treated as […]

How Long is A Green Card Good For?

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Despite its name, a Permanent Resident Card isn’t so permanent. Yes, Your Green Card Will Expire For many, many people that have gotten their green card, it can be a bit disheartening to realize that the paperwork isn’t over, or that their new card comes with a few strings attached. A green card does give […]

How To Find Someone To Marry For A Green Card

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With how difficult it is to legally acquire a green card, many consider finding a U.S. spouse to be their best bet. Getting a Green Card is Tough The process for getting a Permanent Resident Card (i.e., green card) is arguably one of the most difficult things you can do in the U.S., and something […]

What Documents Do I Need to Renew My Green Card?

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Renewing your Green Card can take around 10 to 12 months but if there are any errors with your documentation it can take significantly longer. No one wants to wait that long for something this vital. That’s why it’s so important to get your documents correct from the beginning. What documents do you need to […]

How Long Does It Take To Get A Green Card After Marriage?

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The Timeline Required To Get A Marriage-based Green Card There are thousands of couples getting married every year. Among those that do are foreign spouses that marry American citizens and need to start their journey towards U.S. citizenship. The foreign spouse becomes eligible for a marriage-based green card. There’s no specific timeline available. Every situation […]