Scam Alert!

    Callers, posing as officers of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have been calling unsuspecting persons.  They then claim that USCIS has found problems or discrepancies in the person’s immigration files and ask for personal information.  Do not share any personal or petition data with anyone, as it can be used to get more

Duplicate Biometrics Notices and the meaning of “should”

Recently many of our clients have been receiving duplicate biometrics appointment notices from USCIS. We have been advising our clients that it is probably a mistake but that they need to attend the biometrics just in case, otherwise the case could be denied. We, as well as many other attorney’s, also contacted the American Immigration

EB-2 for India may Retrogress as Early as November

September Visa Bulletin – A little Movement

May 2014 Visa Bulletin: Inching Forward

EB-1A Extraordinary Ability: The Cold Hard Facts

Many times we hear from clients or prospective clients that a “friend” of theirs, who has much less in the way of credentials, was approved for an EB-1A.  Sometimes it was a  “friend of a friend” or a “relative”  or some other acquaintance who had the approval.  While I have no idea if these individual stories are

The April Visa Bulletin is out

March 2014 Visa Bulletin Updates

July Demand Data for EB2 and EB3 cut-off dates

The Department of State has once again released the demand data used to determine the July cut-off dates for the EB-2 and Eb-3 category. It is important to note that there are additional cases outside of these numbers that have not been counted (those who have already filed an I-485, for instance, are not included.

Big Case for TPS holders decided in 6th Circuit

Just the other day the 6th Circuit Court of appeals overturned the denial of an Adjustment of Status application filed on behalf of a TPS holder. The TPS recipient had entered the US illegally, but had a US Citizen wife. The couple filed an I-130 (family based petition) and I-485 (application to adjust status). While