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The June 2021 Priority Dates

The June 2021 priority dates, continue to provide great news for workers in the EB-3 (skilled/professional) and “other worker” (unskilled ...
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Biden Revokes Trump’s Health Insurance Ban

On May 14, 2021, Pres. Biden revoked former President Trump’s proclamation of October 4, 2019, which would have barred the ...
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May I “Take Over” My Deceased Husband’s Petition or Priority Date?

Dear Atty. Gurfinkel: Both my husband and I have been U.S. citizens.  In 2011, he filed a petition for our ...
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Supreme Court Rules “A” Single Letter Provides Deportation Relief

On April 29, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Notice to Appear (NTA) is defective unless it includes, ...
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DOS Provides Update on Immigrant Visa Prioritization

It can be extremely frustrating for anyone outside the U.S. waiting for their immigrant visa interview, and for their family ...
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The May 2021 Priority Dates

The May 2021 priority dates, continue to provide great news for workers in the EB-3 (skilled/professional) and “other worker” (unskilled ...
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No More “Illegal Aliens” Under Biden Administration

Under the Biden Administration, words matter.  Using incorrect or offensive terminology could affect people’s feelings and self-esteem.  With that in ...
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No Principal, No Derivatives

When a person is petitioned for a green card, they are called the “principal beneficiary.”  In some cases, the petition ...
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What are motions to reconsider and reopen?

When a person has been placed in deportation/removal proceedings, they would ordinarily receive a decision from the immigration judge (IJ), ...
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