Reminder: New Filing Fees Effective November 23rd

We would like to remind our clients and others that the new USCIS fee schedule goes into effect Nov. 23, 2010.  Applications or petitions postmarked or otherwise filed on or after this date must include the new fee, or they will be rejected by USCIS. The new fee schedule increases application and petition fees by an average of about 10 percent but does not increase the naturalizationThe...
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DOS Releases November 2010 Visa Bulletin

U.S. Department of State Releases November 2010 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 visa adjudication at U.S. Embassies and Consulates outside of the U.S. The Department of...
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Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Program Now Open

The DiversityA category of immigrants replacing the earlier categories for nationals of underrepresented countries and countries adversely “affected” by the Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1965 (P.L. 89-236). The annual limit on diversity immigration was 40,000 during fiscal years 1992-94, under a transitional diversity program, and 55,000 beginning in fiscal year 1995, under a...
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