USCIS has announced on September 22 that in light of the second circuit’s decision to stay a limited injunction again the Department of Homeland [...]
I filed my extension of status application late – after my status already expired. Will my application be automatically denied? What should I do?
If you are in the United States and decide you want to stay for a longer time than you were given when you entered, [...]
B-2 visa is a non-immigrant visa for temporary visitors who want to visit the United States for pleasure. Please note that if you qualify for ESTA, you [...]
We just had an B-2 extension approval with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration services for a cohabitating parent of a temporary worker. Certain family members [...]
I am in the U.S. on an E-2 visa and I need to extend mine and my family’s E-2 status. What is the process?
An E-2 visa is a great option if you want to start a business in the U.S., you have invested a substantial amount of [...]
USCIS announced on March 27 that it is adopting measures to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFE) or [...]
I am in the U.S. on an O-1 visa that expires soon. Should my company file for an extension or should the company file a renewal application for 3 years? Which is better?
If you are currently in the U.S. on an O-1 visa and your visa is about to expire, you company may be considering 2 [...]
I want to file an E-2 extension application with USCIS. Can I keep working for the E-2 company after my I-94 expires? What is the 240 day extension?
If you are in the U.S. on an E-2 investor status and your E-2 status is going to expire soon, you may stay in [...]
Coronavirus Update: USCIS Announces Flexibility for Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny
USCIS has announced today that it is adopting measures to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFE) or notices [...]
Do E-2 spouses get the automatic 180 day EAD extension? My EAD expires in 2 weeks, is there any way to expedite the EAD renewal application? Can I file an Expedite Request?
Spouses of E-2 Investors or E-2 employees can apply for a Work Authorization Card (EAD card). What is the automatic 180 day extension? Aliens [...]
We just had an E-2 approval with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The applicant was granted 2 years in E-2 status and the business [...]
DHS has extended the public comment period for the proposed fee changes to December 30. This extension gives stakeholders more time to weigh in [...]
Can I Obtain 1 Year or 3 Years When Renewing My O-1 Visa If I Will Continue to Work for the Same Employer in the Same Position? What is an O-1 Visa Extension?
The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is for individuals who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who have a demonstrated [...]
What is Cap-Gap Extension? Can I stay in the U.S. after my OPT work authorization card expires but before I am able to start working in H-1B status?
Let’s analyze the following scenario: You are in the U.S. on F-1 OPT status and you are working for an employer. During the cap [...]
We just had an B-2 extension of status application approved with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The applicant was granted a six month extension of B-2 [...]
E-2 Extension of Status Approval with USCIS for a Marketing Consulting Company for a National of Bangladesh
We just had an E-2 investor extension of status approved through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The applicant is a National of Bangladesh and was granted a [...]
A Presidential Memorandum was released on April 22 directing the Departments of State and Homeland Security to recommend ways to reduce the number of [...]
On December 7, 2018 Congress has passed a short-term spending bill through until December 21, 2018. The previous extension was passed on September 27, [...]
On September 27, 2018, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6157, a FY 2019 appropriations bill funding several federal agencies and containing a continuing [...]
On July 19, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security announced that temporary protected status (TPS) for Somalia nationals will be extended to March 17, [...]
USCIS automatically extends certain Employment Authorization Documents (EADs, also known as work permits, or Form I-765) for up to 180 days for applications that [...]