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Immigration Law Changes &  New Law

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What is the impact of the Stimulus bill on my Immigration Status? Can I receive a Stimulus Check if I am on a Visa? Is there a Public Charge Impact to receiving a Stimulus Check?

As a result of the unprecedented Corona Virus pandemic, Congress has passed bipartisan economic relief legislation.   The components include stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment benefits and coverage, student loan modifications, changes to retirement rules, help to small businesses, and…
March 31, 2020
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Can I change My Adjustment of Status Application from an Employment-Based Petition (I-140) into a Family-Based Petition (I-130)? What Are the Eligibility Requirements?

Interfiling is an administrative procedure described in the USCIS Policy Manual.  It is possible for an applicant whose application is based on a particular immigration category (either family or employment based) to have the pending application considered under another category,…
February 3, 2020
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DHS Proposes New Rule to Collect Social Media Information from Immigrant Applicants

The Department of Homeland Security proposed a new rule to collect five years of social media history from applicants of certain immigration benefits, including the following applications: ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) and Form I-94W, Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver Arrival/Departure Record for Visa Waiver Program…
September 5, 2019