New Process for Verifying Identity at USCIS Interviews

As of September 9, 2013, United 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) began using a new verification tool called “Customer Identity Verification” (CIV) at its local field offices.  The new program...
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DOS Confirms Cut-Off for EB-2 India/China

As expected, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) confirmed the cut-off dates for Employment-Based Two (EB-2) India and China.  The following statement is from American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) InfoNet Doc. No. 12040447 (posted Apr. 4, 2012): Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of Visavisa allows the bearer to apply for entry to the U.S. in a certain classification (e.g. student (F), visitor...
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DOS Predicts EB-2 Retrogression

This is from the American Immigration Lawyers Association: On March 16, 2012, at the AILA Midwest Regional Conference in Chicago, Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, 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)...
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FREE Webinar May 26th: What is a Priority Date & How Does it Impact Your Residency Application

SIGN UP NOW by clicking HERE. Do you understand what your attorney means when he/she says that your priority dateIn the USCIS Immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent residents are also commonly referred to as immigrants; however, the Immigration and NationalityThe country of a person’s citizenship or country in which the person is...
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Webinar on May 12: What is an I-601 Waiver?

REGISTER NOW by clicking HERE An I-601 wavier is used to waive certain grounds of inadmissibility which render a foreign nationalA person owing permanent allegiance to a state ineligibleImmigration law says that certain conditions and actions prevent a person from entering the United States. These conditions and activities are called ineligibilities, and the applicant is ineligible for (cannot...
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Employment Immigration: How Section 245(K) Can Help Even If You Violate Your Status

You are an employment-based immigration applicantPerson who wants something for him/herself and makes a request for it (asks for it). The request is usually in writing. who wants to get a “green cardA wallet-sized card showing that the person is a lawful permanent resident (immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent residents are also commonly...
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