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Naturalization denied because didn’t work for employer

If a person did not work for their sponsoring employer after they obtained a green card (through PERM/labor certification), it ...
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How would an officer view your case?

When some people apply for immigration benefits, they look at their entitlement or eligibility from their OWN viewpoint.  Many are ...
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The March 2020 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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What happens if the beneficiary of a petition dies?

Most people are aware that if the petitioner (person who files a petition) dies, the beneficiary (family member being petitioned) ...
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Supreme court clears way for new public charge regulations

The U.S. Supreme Court recently cleared the way for the Trump Administration to enforce new (and tougher) public charge regulations, ...
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Should I appeal or refile?

  Dear Atty. Gurfinkel: I just received a denial from USCIS, giving me 33 days to file an appeal. I ...
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No visas for “Offspring”

  Dear Atty. Gurfinkel: Years ago, I was petitioned by my U.S. citizen parent in the F-3 category (married child ...
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The February 2020 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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Nvc will shred your case if you don’t respond

  Dear Atty. Gurfinkel:             I petitioned my married son in 1998 while he was still in the Philippines.  He ...
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