In a case involving an immigrant to the US the court denied petition in asylum case finding BIA did not abuse its discretion in denying… Read More »Court denies Immigrant asylum petitioner to US
In light of the Haitian disaster and to protect the Haitian orphans from possible illegal adoptions the USCIS announced that, beginning April 1, 2010, USCIS… Read More »The US will put more efforts into protecting Haitian orphans that maybe ready for adoption.
In light of the recent natural catastrophes in Chile, USCIS reminds Chileans of U.S. immigration benefits available to eligible Chilean nationals upon request. These benefits… Read More »The US will extend immigration benefits to Chilean nationals
Due to increase in demand the USCIS announced that it will not extend the period in which it temporarily accepted H-1B petitions filed with uncertified… Read More »The US will not extent the time period to file a H-1B Labor Applications
Information regarding Asylum, Refugee and Relative petitions to the US to be offered by the government
In an effort to clarify regulations for those applying for Asylum in the US, the USCIS issued an information collection request on Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee… Read More »Information regarding Asylum, Refugee and Relative petitions to the US to be offered by the government
Iraqi refugees and immigrants from Iraq holding work Visas in the US will experience many challenges in the coming years
Additional challenges will be faced by immigrants from Iraq that intend to live and work in the US. GAO issued a report on Iraqi refugees… Read More »Iraqi refugees and immigrants from Iraq holding work Visas in the US will experience many challenges in the coming years
In an effort to help those border patrol officials to do their jobs the US found theses officers entitled to qualified immunity for any possible… Read More »US grants immunity to border patrol officers in questioning violations
Limitations of H-1B petitions are in effect for the 2010 year. There will be a significant decrease in the number of petitions that will be… Read More »The number of H-1B petitions granted will be decreased in the US in 2010
The US approval of immigration petitions to become citizens. USCIS welcomed 50 new citizens at a special citizenship ceremony at the Department of Justice. In… Read More »US Department of Justice approval of immigration petitions for citizenship in 2009
A US Governmental agency announced the availability of two different grants designed to help prepare lawful permanent residents (LPRs) for citizenship and advance integration in… Read More »The US to help possible lawful permanent residents to prepare for citizenship
On Saturday, February 27, Sister Carmen Banegas hosted a clinic assisted Haitian nationals in applying for temporary protected status at St. Camillus Catholic Church. This… Read More »Catholic Church assisted Haitian nationals applying for protected status in the US
The Rome District Chapter informs practitioners of two situations where applicants have been turned away at the U.S. Embassy London. These types of applicants were… Read More »Visa Applicants being turned away at the U.S. Embassy in Europe
United States and Cuba met in Havana to discuss implementation of the U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords. The meeting also covered other issues regarding Cuban and US… Read More »US and Cuba historic meeting in Havana to discuss Cuban Migration
committed in transporting illegal immigrants. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on mitigation of carrier finds for transporting aliens without proper documents. The revised MOU is appended… Read More »US Governmental mandates regulations regarding transporting or illegal immigrants
Are US companies taking advantage of cheap labor in H-1B Visa applicants? This is the question some government officials are asking. The Economic Policy Institute… Read More »US Economic Policy regarding H1-B and L-1 Visa to be evaluated
US establishes instructions to distinguish the differences in applications for Lawful Permanent Resident and Conditional Lawful Permanent Resident Visas.
To deter the confusion generated from the differences in Resident Visa application the U.S. Army issued an instruction sheet to be provided to green card… Read More »US establishes instructions to distinguish the differences in applications for Lawful Permanent Resident and Conditional Lawful Permanent Resident Visas.
US Citizen is charged with defrauding foreign national employees that were hoping to obtain legal citizenship
After a long investigation on 02/10/10, a grand Jury in Denver, CO, indicted a US Citizen from Boulder Colorado on charges of defrauding his foreign… Read More »US Citizen is charged with defrauding foreign national employees that were hoping to obtain legal citizenship