The State Department has been conducting annually immigration lottery registration electronically and out of the restrants, the agency randomly selects 50,000 who will be eligible for immigrant applications. The agency is currently using DS-551 electronic registration form and seeks reauthorization of this form from the White House. According to the information, the agency estimates at approximately 6,000,000 restrants annually. Wow! Read on.
Amazing Changes in Immigration Benefits Applications During Last One Year: Drastic Drop of New and Pending Cases and Drastic Denial of CasesPosted: January 15th, 2010 | Author: Chris Jaensch | Filed under: National News | No Comments »
- The immigration benefits applications statistics record as at the end of November 2009 reveals that overall new receipts had dropped 28% and pending cases dropped 44% from 3,162,606 in November 2008 to just 1,765,472. Meanwhile, denial increased 46% over November 2008 from 36,020 in November 2008 to 52,453 in November 2009. In November 2009, during the one month period, they received 39,682 I-485 applications that included all types of I-485s such as EB, FB, Asylum-based, etc. As for the I-129 employment-based nonimmigrant temporary worker petitions which include all types of EB nonimmigrant cases, the agency received only 22,738.
- For the details of Immigration Benefits and Naturalization Applications record as of the end of November 2009, please read the following statistics:
- No wonder why the USCIS is facing a serious funding shortfalls
For an Original Driver License or Identification Card, Florida law requires proof of identification, social security number and proof of residential address from all customers before a driver license or identification card can be issued. The name assigned to the social security number must match the name that will appear on the Florida driver license or identification card. If you have recently changed your name, update your records with the Social Security Administration before you apply for your license or identification card. Each applicant who applies for an original driver license or identification card must submit:
I. Primary Identification – Each immigrant who applies for an original driver license or identification card must submit:
Valid Alien Registration receipt card, (Green card, Form I-551); or
I-551 stamp in passport or on I-94; or
Immigration Judges Order, with the customer’s A-number, granting asylum; or
I-797, with the customer’s A-number, stating the customer has been granted asylum; or
I-797 or another form from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, with the customer’s A-number, stating the customer’s application for Refugee status is approved
II. Proof of Social Security Number
III. Proof of Residential Address
I. Primary Identification – Each non-immigrant who applies for an original driver license or identification card must submit:
Employment authorization card issued by the United States Department of Justice (Form I688B or I-766); or
Proof of nonimmigrant classification provided by United States Department of Justice (Form I-94, not expired, with required supporting attachment(s).
If in doubt regarding required documents, please bring all of your US BCIS documentation with you.). I-94s must be accompanied by a Passport. Certain classifications require additional documentation.
II. Proof of Social Security Number (if issued) Non-Immigrants who have never been issued a Social Security card are not required to obtain a letter from the Social Security Administration.
III. Proof of Residential Address