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Immigration Reform

USCIS Updates Form I-797 Receipt Notices for Form I-751 and Form I-829

Immigration Reform

What Does This Mean for Legal Residents? Certain residents of the United States that are nationals of other countries are given Conditional Resident Cards (Green Cards) that are valid for up to two years. These Green Cards have conditions on...

USCIS Updates Policy on DNA Evidence to Prove Sibling Relations

Green Card, Immigration Reform

When an individual wants to immigrate to the United States, the fact that they have a family member with lawful status in the U.S. can be the means to obtaining an immigrant visa. In the past, it has been difficult...

EB-5 Visa: Immigrant Investor Program is Set to Expire Late September

Immigration Reform

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has been called a “visa for billionaires.” Created 28 years ago, it allows wealthy investors of other countries to invest a minimum of $1 million in any venture or $500,000 to a high unemployment area...

Temporary Protected Status: Honduras, Somalia, Yemen, and Nepal. What Does That Mean for Those Nationals?

Immigration Reform, Temporary Protected Status

Temporary Protected Status, also known as TPS, is a designation given to certain foreigners that are citizens of another country who are present in the United States but cannot immediately return due to the current conditions of their country. Typically,...

Timeline: What’s Happening with Obama’s Executive Action Program?

Immigration Reform

Like many other immigration attorneys, I receive several calls every week inquiring about the status of Obama’s Executive Action Immigration program, which was first announced back in November of 2014.  Unfortunately, for now the answer is still that the timeline...