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Here are some of the worst mistakes immigrants make applying for legal papers

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https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/immigration/article226265710.html

 

.S. immigration applications can be complex and cumbersome, so it’s always better to work with a licensed immigration attorney. But their legal services can be very expensive, and many immigrants opt to go through the process alone.

However, mistakes are common when filing immigration forms, and the applications can therefore be delayed or denied by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

These are some of the worst mistakes filling paperwork that should be avoided at all costs, according to USCIS:

 Failure to sign a document

 

Without a signature, the document is automatically rejected and returned.

 

 

 
JANUARY 17, 2019 1:00 PM

 

 Using outdated forms

USCIS recommends downloading forms directly from its website, filling in the information requested electronically and then printing them before sending them to its offices.

 

 Leaving parts of the questionnaire blank

All forms must be completely filled in.

 Using colored ink or illegible writing

The forms must be filled in with black ink and in clearly legible lettering inside the spaces provided.

 

 

 Don’t use highlighters or correction liquids

USCIS scanners can’t easily read text that has been highlighted, crossed out or written over correction fluid or tape.

 Submitting forms with corrections

USCIS recommends starting over with a new form instead of trying to correct a mistake.

 

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Loved the first paragraph.  Was this written by a lawyer.

 

Regardless, thanks for the summary as these are all very common mistakes.


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