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USCIS Clarifies Guidance for EB-1 Eligibility Criteria

USCIS Clarifies Guidance for EB-1 Eligibility Criteria U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is issuing policy guidance in their Policy Manual to clarify the types of evidence used to evaluate and determine eligibility for extraordinary ability (E11) and outstanding professor or researcher (E12) EB-1 immigrant visa classifications. The update adds clarifying guidance describing examples of evidence that [...]

By |2023-09-17T13:29:36+00:00September 17th, 2023|Breaking News, U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on USCIS Clarifies Guidance for EB-1 Eligibility Criteria

U.S. Pathways to Residency

U.S. Pathways to Residency The U.S. provides several pathways for permanent immigration. New permanent immigrants receive a “green card” and become lawful permanent residents (LPRs). Once they meet residency requirements, they are able to become naturalized U.S. citizens. Below are some examples of pathways to residency in the U.S. Admitting Relatives The U.S. reunites families and [...]

By |2023-09-17T13:26:17+00:00September 17th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on U.S. Pathways to Residency

USCIS Updated Eligibility Criteria for Compelling Circumstances Employment Authorization Document

USCIS Updated Eligibility Criteria for Compelling Circumstances Employment Authorization Document On June 14, 2023, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released detailed guidance regarding the eligibility criteria for the Compelling Circumstances Employment Authorization Document (EAD) application. The new guidance delineates seven eligibility criteria applicants must meet to qualify for the Compelling Circumstances EAD, and provides specific [...]

By |2023-08-27T05:39:43+00:00August 27th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on USCIS Updated Eligibility Criteria for Compelling Circumstances Employment Authorization Document

USCIS Launches Online Appointment Request Form

  USCIS Launches Online Appointment Request Form Release Date : 08/21/2023 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched a new online form for individuals, attorneys, and accredited representatives to request an in-person appointment at their local field office without having to call the USCIS Contact Center. This online appointment request form allows individuals or [...]

By |2023-08-27T05:44:28+00:00August 27th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on USCIS Launches Online Appointment Request Form

KEEPING UP WITH YOUR IMMIGRATION COURT CASE

KEEPING UP WITH YOUR IMMIGRATION COURT CASE If you have a case in immigration court, there is important information you should know. Hearing Dates: Hearing dates change frequently. You should receive a hearing notice by mail, but immigration courts often take a long time to send these notices. It is important to check your case [...]

By |2023-08-20T18:16:16+00:00August 20th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on KEEPING UP WITH YOUR IMMIGRATION COURT CASE

What Employer Sponsored Immigration Programs are available in the U.S?

What Employer-Sponsored Immigration Programs are available in the U.S? Employer sponsorship Sponsorship in the U.S. can be through family or through an employer. For this article, we will focus on the non-immigrant and immigrant options that employers may U.S. to sponsor eligible applicants. Non-Immigrant Visas There are several non-immigrant visa classifications that may be U.S. [...]

By |2023-08-20T18:04:23+00:00August 20th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on What Employer Sponsored Immigration Programs are available in the U.S?

Invitations to be Issued for Family Reunification Parole Process

  Invitations to be Issued for Family Reunification Parole Process July 28, 2023 On July 31, 2023, The Department of State’s National Visa Center (NVC) started issuing invitations under the family reunification parole (FRP) processes for Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. On July 7, 2023, DHS announced implementation of new FRP processes for Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, and [...]

By |2023-08-14T18:19:19+00:00August 14th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on Invitations to be Issued for Family Reunification Parole Process

Breaking News: USCIS Expands myProgress to Form I-765 and Form I-131

  USCIS Expands myProgress to Form I-765 and Form I-131 On July 12, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the expansion of myProgress (formerly known as personalized processing times) to Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, and Form I-131, Application for Travel Document. This system was developed to assist applicants to track the progress of [...]

By |2023-07-18T05:59:17+00:00July 16th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on Breaking News: USCIS Expands myProgress to Form I-765 and Form I-131

USCIS Update

USCIS Update June 15, 2023 As of June 13, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will now offer premium processing for individuals seeking to change their status to F-1, F-2, M-1, M-2, J-1, or J-2 nonimmigrant status, as well as their dependents. There are instances where foreign nationals enter the U.S. as or in another temporary [...]

By |2023-07-11T11:10:31+00:00June 30th, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on USCIS Update

US International Entrepreneur Parole Program Guide Launched

US International Entrepreneur Parole Program Guide Launched US International Entrepreneur Parole Program Guide Launched: Some exciting news for Entrepreneurs! As part of an ongoing slate of new agency guidance regarding various immigration programs and visas, USCIS has issued comprehensive guidance regarding the International Entrepreneur Parole Program (“IEPP”). The published guidance introduces criteria for entrepreneurs who (a) [...]

By |2023-07-11T11:30:52+00:00May 1st, 2023|U.S. Immigration, U.S. Visa Bulletin|Comments Off on US International Entrepreneur Parole Program Guide Launched
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