CBP Starting a new Pilot Program to Change Incorrect I-94 Information via Email

For those of you who have had issues with incorrect information on your I-94 in the past, you understand the difficulties you have to go through to get it corrected.  Generally, you have had to go back to the port of entry, hope that someone can see you in a timely manner, and then have

New H-4 Work Authorization Rules “Close at Hand”

According to USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez, the new regulations allowing certain H-4 spouses the ability to apply for employment authorization are close at hand.  While we do not know exactly when the new rules will be out, the Director did also state that he was disappointed that they had not already been released.   As

EB-1A: How Publications Can Show you Have Extraordinary Ability

In the EB-1A Extraordinary Ability green card regulations, one of the 10 enumerated types of evidence is “Evidence of the alien’s authorship of scholarly articles in the field, in professional or major trade publications or other major media” (See 8 CFR 204.5(H)(3)(vi)).  Many of our clients have seen this, read about it online, and feel that

I am about to file my I-140, should I file the I-485 concurrently with it or wait to file the I-485 until the I-140 is approved?

Many, many clients have asked us this question, and it is not an easy question to answer. Most importantly, the answer may be different depending on each persons exact situation. First, to explain a little bit, this question is looking at the fact that, under current USCIS rules, you can file the I-485 at the

Changes to NVC Processing Procedures

The NVC just announced that, as of the 12th of November, they are no longer requiring that original documents (except the affidavit of support documentation) be submitted to their office with Immigrant Visa applications.  Instead, applicants need only submit copies of documents, and, once the NVC reviews the documents and ensures that all copies are present,

September Visa Bulletin – A little Movement

The September Visa Bulletin was released by the Department of State and does show a little movement forward in certain categories.  First we will look at the family based immigrant visas.  In this area, there was not much movement forward, but a few notable movements are: Unmarried sons and daughters of US Citizens:  Moved forward

Presentations and Self-Sponsored Green Cards: What you need to know

Almost all researchers, be they scientific researcher, social science researchers, or foreign relations researchers, have presented their work at symposia, and other venues.  In terms of the Extraordinary Ability and National Interest Waiver applications, of what help are these presentations?  This greatly depends on the type of presentations and where you presented, as not all

%d bloggers like this: