The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. It is a component [...]
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced on March 20, 2018 that, starting from April 2, 2018, premium processing for all fiscal [...]
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is creating a new internal division to more rigorously police its own caseworkers. The division, called [...]
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrian nationals have been extended for 18 months from April 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019. Current beneficiaries will [...]
Scott Legal just had an E-2 approval from U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services for a company that has developed a logistics platform and mobile app. The applicant [...]
A new USCIS policy memorandum issued on February 22, 2018 requires H-1B employers to disclose detailed information about vendor and end-client relationships when petitioning [...]
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Service Center Operations Directorate (USCIS SCOPS) confirmed that it is not anticipating any procedural changes for the [...]
According to a USCIS notice published on January 18, 2018, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti nationals will expire on July 22, 2019. Starting [...]
On November 20, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy memorandum reclassifying the profession of Economist for TN [...]
An E-2 Investor visa is a long-term visa available to nationals of certain countries who invest in a U.S. business that they want to [...]
The U.S. Government has completed entering the data for H-1B petitions for this year. This means that if you have not yet received a [...]
When an applicant submits an immigration petition application with USCIS or through consular processing, one possible result of the petition or application is a [...]
Did Immigration change the design of green cards and work permits? Will my green card and work permit still be valid? Do I need to get a new green card or work permit if the one I have now is not expired?
Immigration has announced plans to begin issuing green cards (“Permanent Resident Card”) and work permits (“Employment Authorization Document”) that have a new design starting [...]
E-3 Change of Status Granted for Australian National at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
We just received an approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for an E-3 visa filed on behalf of an Australian national to work [...]
E-2 Change of Status Granted for Swedish National for Mobile Application Company at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
We just received an approval at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for a change from student status to E-2 status filed on behalf [...]
Effective December 23, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated many immigration application forms with corresponding increases in filing fees. We have [...]
Are you thinking about applying for a visa? If so, you might want to consider filing your application quickly to save some money as [...]
Is Form I-797 Notice of Action a Visa? Can I use Form I-797 to Enter the United States? What is Form I-797 Used for?
Form I-797 is a form used by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to communicate with customers or convey an immigration benefit. This is [...]
An E-2 visa is an investor visa that allows entrepreneurs or business owners to either start or purchase a business in the U.S. You [...]
L-1A Visa Approved for Indian National Executive of Basmati Rice Company filed at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an L-1A visa for an Indian national from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The visa was approved for [...]
What Happens After I Submit an Immigration Petition? What are the different responses I can get when I submit an Immigration Petition to the Government?
When an applicant submits an immigration petition to the U.S. government there are a number of different possible outcomes. The best outcome is, of [...]
A New Immigration Rule that May Help You – Can I get a green card if I live in the U.S. without any legal status? What is the New Provisional Waiver Rule?
In most cases, a person must have some sort of legal status in order to apply for and obtain a green card in the [...]
H-1B Visa Approved for British National Employee of Recruitment Firm filed at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an H-1B visa for a British national from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The visa was approved [...]
Ano ang Patakarang Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Policy at Paano Ito Makakatulong sa mga Kamag-anak ng Pilipinong Beteranong Sundalo?
Ano ang Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Policy (FWVP Policy)? Ang FWVP Policy ay isang discretionary na desisyon ng U.S. Citizenship at Immigration [...]
We recently received an approval at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for an E-2 visa renewal filed on behalf of a Romanian national treaty investor. [...]
We recently received an approval at for an L-1A New Office visa filed on behalf of an Iranian national Executive. The business is a general trading [...]
USCIS announced on May 2, 2016, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2017 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the computer-generated random process. [...]
It is almost H-1B Visa season! USCIS will start accepting H-1B applications on April 1, 2016. Over 100,000 H-1B Visas applications are expected to [...]
People visit the United States for many different reasons, such as tourism, starting a business venture or visiting family members and friends. While you [...]
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. This visa category requires that the beneficiary [...]