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EB-5 VisaImmigrationInvestor Visas

I submitted an EB-5 petition and received a request for evidence (RFE) from USCIS asking for financial records from 30 years ago. Is there a limit to how far back USCIS can trace the source of funds and request documentation? How might I respond?

USCIS exercises broad discretion to require documentation that traces the source of funds pursuant to an immigrant visa application. However, there are options for effectively responding to requests for documents that are unavailable or that no longer exist. Background Various…
March 8, 2021
Approvals

B Visa Change of Status Approval

We just received a change of status approval from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that changed the applicant’s visa status from TN to B-1. We filed the change of status petition during the applicant’s 60-day grace period after he was…
January 27, 2021
Approvals

B-1 Change of Status Approval with USCIS

We just had a B-1 Change of status approval with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. The applicants were 3 family members applying for a change of status from TN and TD status to B-1 status. The applicants were nationals of Canada.   You…
January 4, 2021
ImmigrationNews

Judge Blocks USCIS Application Fee Increase

California District Court Judge White has blocked the Department of Homeland Security’s fee increase, originally slated to take effect on October 2, 2020. The October 2 fee increase would have significantly increased the costs for most employment-based applications and other…
October 5, 2020