USCIS Issues FAQ on 140/485 Filings Pursuant To July Visa Bulletin No. 107

The United States CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Service issued a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) memo yesterday that addressed a number of questions people have regarding filing I-140 and I-485 applications...
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USCIS Announces Revised Processing Procedures for I-485 Applications

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that, beginning immediately, it will accept employment-based applications to adjust status1) To change from a nonimmigrantAn alien who seeks temporary...
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USCIS Issues Clarification on Reciept Date on Labor Certification Substitutions

USCIS announced that it will accept labor certificationRequirement for U.S. employers seeking to employ certain persons whose immigration to the United States is based on job skills or nonimmigrantAn alien who seeks temporary entry to the United States for a specific purpose. The alien must have a permanent residence abroad (for most classes of admission) and qualify for the nonimmigrant...
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Senator Lofgren Requests Written Response To Questions from Chertoff

Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Chertoff requesting "all correspondence, e-mails, memoranda, notes, field guidance or other documentation relating to the issuance" of the "Update to July Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor (B), temporary worker (H))....
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Representative Lofgren Issues Statement on Updated Visa Bulletin

Representative Zoe Lofgren sent letters to both Secretary Michael Chertoff and Secretary Condi Rice in connection with the updated July Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor (B), temporary worker (H)). A visa does not grant the bearer the right to enter the United States. The Department of State (DOS) is responsible for...
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