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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
Extraordinary Ability

New Guidance on O-1 visa classification

On September 17, 2020 USCIS announced that it consolidate policy guidance on the O-1 visa in the USCIS Policy Manual. The USCIS Policy Manual is the agency’s centralized repository for USCIS’ immigration policies. The Policy Guidance on the O-1 visa classification…
October 26, 2020
News

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
ImmigrationNews

USCIS to Increase Application Fees

The Department of Homeland Security has announced new application fees that will take effect on October 2, 2020. This new announcement will increase the application fees for most application types. USCIS is a for profit agency that uses application fees…
August 10, 2020