Author: Michael J. Gurfinkel, Esq.

No Interview Required

On December 13, 2021 the Department of State (DOS) published a temporary final rule (TFR) allowing consular officers the flexibility...

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Sister’s Petition After 25 years

After nearly 25 years, this family’s American Dream is finally realized. Jean (center) was petitioned by her sister in 1994. Life...

Same-Sex Marriage
Same-Sex Marriage

Green Card through Same-Sex Marriage For Jonathan (left), love conquers all. He was visiting friends in the U.S. to take a...

Love Visa
K-1 “Love Visa”

“90-day Green Card” Through L-1 (Fiancée) Visa Wendel (left) met Allen (center) on Friendster, after he went through a period of...

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Fraud Waiver

Fraud Waiver Approved! Jun (right) was a crewman who jumped ship in 2002. He overstayed in the U.S. for several months,...

Humanitarian Revalidation
Humanitarian Revalidation

Green Card Approved Despite Petitioner’s Death Ismael (left) was petitioned by his father back in 1996. He patiently waited for...

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Child Status Protection Act

Age-Out “Child” gets Green Card through Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Paolo (left) was only a small child when his U.S....

New Developments On Embassy Interviews

The Department of State (DOS) recently announced a change in policy concerning scheduling of immigrant visa interviews. Previously, immigrant visa...