So, if my spouse is subject to the permanent bar because of his past unlawful presence, subsequent departure and re-entry without admission and inspection, [...]
Dealing with the unlawful presence bars when applying for a green card through the adjustment of status process.
I am from Peru and live in the United States with status under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, (DACA) which I obtained 8 years [...]
I filed a change of status/extension of status petition. Can I stay in the U.S. while the petition is pending? What is unlawful presence?
If you are in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa and you filed a change of status (“COS”) or an extension of status (“EOS”) [...]
On February 6, 2020, a federal district judge has issued a permanent injunction to prevent USCIS from implementing the May 2018 Unlawful Presence Rule [...]
Preliminary Injunction Issued on August 2018 Unlawful Presence Memorandum for F, J, and M Visa Holders
On May 18, 2018, USCIS issued a memorandum announcing that it will radically revise how unlawful presence is accrued for students and exchange visitors [...]
On May 18, 2018, USCIS issued a policy memorandum announcing that it will radically revise how unlawful presence is accrued for students and exchange [...]
In a policy memorandum issued on May 18, 2018, USCIS has announced that it will radically revise how unlawful presence is accrued for students [...]
What is the Diversity Lottery? When does the Diversity Lottery open? Can I apply for the Diversity Lottery if I am in the U.S. without status?
The Diversity Lottery is a program that provides green cards for people from countries with historically low rates of immigration through a lottery system. [...]