As reported on June 6, 2018, the Trump administration will publish a regulation that will seek to bar a number of legal immigrants from [...]
I Am in TN Status, Can I Apply for Adjustment of Status in the United States? What is the Doctrine of Dual Intent? What Is the Likelihood that the TN Extension of Status Would Be Approved Given the Pending I-485? What Are Some Practical Implications of Filing a Green Card Application While in TN Status?
TN status exists under the North American Free Trade Agreement, which was signed by the United States on December 8, 1993. For more information [...]
Radical Changes in Public Charge Definitions Could Result in Inadmissibility for Green Card Applicants
The Trump Administration is expected to publish a proposed regulation soon that will radically alter the way USCIS officers screen applicants for lawful permanent [...]
What happens if I get married or divorced after I file an application for asylum but before I have an interview?
If you have filed for asylum with the USCIS, you know that it is taking years to have an interview. There is currently a [...]
Breaking News: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Extended by Congress through April 28, 2017 via Continuing Resolution Legislation
Congress extended the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allowing the visa program to run in its current format until April 28, 2017 as part of [...]
What are my Rights and Responsibilities as a Green Card Holder? How do I Maintain my Permanent Residence?
A “green card” or permanent resident card is a document that shows a that a person can stay in the U.S. and work here [...]
E-2 Investor Visa An E-2 visa is an investor visa granted to entrepreneurs who want to start or buy a business in the United [...]
How Will Traveling Outside the U.S. Affect My Green Card? How Will Travel Affect My Citizenship Application?
If my company transfers me abroad, will I still be able to apply for citizenship? Can I apply for citizenship if I have to [...]
We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Tokyo for an EB-5 immigrant visa filed on behalf of a Japanese national. The applicant invested in a regional [...]
Scott Legal obtains USCIS Approves I-751 Waiver of Joint Filing Application for Conditional Resident
We just received an approval from USCIS for a Form I-751 Waiver of Joint Filing for Conditional Resident recently divorced from her U.S. Citizen spouse. Client [...]
Many are under the mistaken impression that once they have a green card it cannot be taken away. Perhaps this comes from the name [...]