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Applicants

As someone applying for immigration benefits, you may have a lot of questions like:applicant completing a form

  • Where do I start the process of filing an application or petition?
  • Will I need to hire an attorney when I apply?
  • Whom can I trust to help me?

USCIS can help you. These Web pages provide the information you will need to legally navigate the USCIS application or petition process. They also provide information on protecting yourself from being a victim of immigration services scams carried out by individuals engaging in the unauthorized practice of immigration law.  USCIS also holds local events across the country where you can meet and speak to community relations officers. Visit our Outreach Web pages to learn about local USCIS events in your area.

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Last Reviewed/Updated: 09/16/2013