Requirements and penalties created by Florida law FL 1718 for employers that employ undocumented workers.
Khadija DerrickNovember 14, 2023
The Biden administration recently announced that it will be reviewing the cases of Ukrainians who fled Ukraine right after the war started in 2022, but who entered before April of 2022 for consideration of an additional one-year extension of their…
Khadija DerrickNovember 2, 2023
Challenges of applying for a change of status to F1 include long delays, inability to start classes before change of status is approved, pre-conceived intent issues, and proving ties to home country.
Khadija DerrickOctober 26, 2023
USCIS has recently clarified this requirement stating that noncitizens with asylum or refugee status must have been physically present in the United States for one year at the time the green card application, form I-485 is being decided. We have…
Khadija DerrickOctober 10, 2023
Those born in a country that they were never a citizen of might have options when determining which country they are chargeable to.
Khadija DerrickAugust 23, 2023
The I-130 allows US citizens to sponsor children under 21 for a green card as immediate relatives. The N-600K can directly confer citizenship to children under 18 of a US citizen regularly living abroad if they meet the 5-year physical…
Khadija DerrickAugust 21, 2023
If you did not receive your green card, you should call USCIS and you may need to file an I-90 form.
Khadija DerrickAugust 15, 2023
It may be possible to request transfer of an I-485 based on one pending or approved I-140 to be based on another pending or approved I-140.
Khadija DerrickJuly 26, 2023
Unless you are planning to do a concurrent filing with Form I-140 and I-485, it is generally better to check the consular processing option on your I-140 petition.
Khadija DerrickJuly 18, 2023
We just had a EB2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) I-140 petition approved from USCIS Texas Service Center in three weeks after it was filed with premium processing.
Khadija DerrickJuly 11, 2023
The PERM process can take many years and changes to the job during that time can impact the process and may require that the employer start a new PERM.
Khadija DerrickJune 15, 2023