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Covid 19

Update on USCIS Furlough of Employees

USCIS has issued furlough notices to 70% of its workforce at the end of June. USCIS is a for profit agency that uses application fees to fund the agency and its employees. At the current moment, there are approximately 20,000…
July 13, 2020
Family ImmigrationImmigrationImmigration Law Changes &  New Law

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
Immigration

FY 2020 Diversity Visa Winners Selected

U.S. Statement Department have announced that they have chosen the winners of the FY 2020 Diversity Visa Lottery. The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes up to 50,000 green cards available annually, drawn from random selection among all entries to individuals…
May 10, 2019
ImmigrationTN Visa

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 about the likelihood of TN classification being cancelled if the United States withdraws from NAFTA, please…
July 24, 2018