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New hope for maintaining status

On April 2, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that if an alien failed to maintain lawful status ...
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COVID-19 immigration update

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, along with “stay-at-home,” “shelter in place,” quarantines, travel bans, etc., there has been ...
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COVID-19 and its effect on immigration

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, along with “stay-at-home,” “shelter in place,” quarantines, travel bans, etc., there has been ...
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The April 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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No more visitor visas for “birth tourism”

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has revised its regulations on eligibility for visitor visas, establishing that “travel to the ...
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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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