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  • New Guidance on E and L Spouse Work Authorization as List C Document
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    New Guidance on E and L Spouse Work Authorization as List C Document

    When completing Form I-9, businesses should follow new instructions from USCIS on considering the work permit of certain E and L spouses. After receiving an I-797 approval notification from the U.S. government. Then spouses of E and L visa holders can utilize that letter for work authorization. On March 18, 2022, the USCIS issued new […] More

  • Why Is the NVC Taking So Long to Process Cases?
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    Why Is the NVC Taking So Long to Process Cases?

    What Is the NVC (National Visa Center)? The NVC processes immigration applications accepted by the U.S. immigration and citizenship services, including the one sponsored by families and employers. The National Visa Center (commonly known as NVC), is a government entity. Immigrant visa applications are first authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and […] More

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Travelers from Mexico and Canada
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    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Travelers from Mexico and Canada

    With COVID-19 cases on the rise. Starting January 22, 2022, the U.S. made it compulsory for travelers entering the U.S. from Mexico and Canada to provide proof of vaccination. However, this new law does not apply to U.S. citizens and green cardholders. Although U.S. citizens and permanent residents are not subjected to this new rule, […] More

  • USCIS Has Extended Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests
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    USCIS Has Extended Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests

    The United States annually grants immigrant visas and citizenship to approximately 675,000 people. As per the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). So, naturally, millions try to get an entry into America each year. Yet they deny many applications. While asking some to submit additional documents to supplement their application. Either way, you get a chance […] More

  • USCIS Set to Conduct Third Random Selection on Submitted H-1B Cap Registrations
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    USCIS Conducts Third Random Selection on H-1B Cap Registrations

    The USCIS – the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services – announced that it had conducted a random lottery selection to reach the 2022 H-1B allocations. What is an H-1B? An H-1B is a temporary visa category. That provides employers with the right to petition for skilled and educated foreign professionals. To work in specific […] More

  • Asylum And Protection Law
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    Asylum And Protection Law

    War, genocide, and systemic persecution leave millions displaced each year, forcing people to find refuge elsewhere. Resultantly, with no homeland to turn to. The persecuted communities seek asylum in other countries for safety and better future prospects. In most cases, other states absorb them and grant them asylum and protection. Actually, this phenomenon of providing […] More

  • When Is It Time To Call An Immigration Lawyer?
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    When Is It Time To Call An Immigration Lawyer?

    Anyone who has been through the immigration process will agree that exploring immigration law on their own is not a wise thing to do. As an immigrant, it is vital for you to take the right steps when submitting your documents. An immigration lawyer can help. Migrating to a different country entails filing different applications […] More

  • Things to Look Forward to When Meeting an Immigration Lawyer
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    Things to Look Forward to When Meeting an Immigration Attorney

    Are you heading to meet with an immigration attorney? There is a list of things you want to be prepared for to get the most out of your meeting. Learn more about what an immigration lawyer does. Immigration attorneys are independent lawyers and are not established with the U.S. Immigration Department. In fact, immigration laws […] More

  • DACA: Winning the Battle but Not the War

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    DACA: Winning the Battle but Not the War

    DACA, which protects approximately 650,000 young immigrants from deportation, has been on a policy roller coaster for years. With court judgments and administration moves abolishing, reviving, or partially winding back the program every few months. What exactly is DACA? Mr. Obama established the program in 2012 as a stopgap measure. That permits some people who […] More

  • The EAGLE Act – All You Need to Know
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    The EAGLE Act – What You Need to Know

    The Equal Access to Green Cards for Legal Employment (EAGLE) Act was introduced by Zoe Lofgren and John Curtis on June 2, 2021. The act aims to raise per-country caps for family-based visa categories. As well as, eliminate categorical per-country caps for employment-based visa categories to equalize the green card backlogs. In addition, the bill […] More

  • USCIS Launching New Expanded Civics Test for Naturalization Applications
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    USCIS Launching New Expanded Civics Test for Naturalization Applications

    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had announced that it would revise the naturalization civics test. President Trump introduced the new test and started it on March 1, 2021. He expanded the test with additional topics and questions. So, that applicants desiring US Citizenship would need to take the revised test. The passing […] More

  • False Claims to US Citizenship Do Not Need to be Knowingly made to Make a Person Deportable
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    False Claims to US Citizenship Do Not Need to be Knowingly made to Make a Person Deportable

    A false claim to US citizenship can have a major impact on an individual’s immigration case. At times, children enter the US at a very young age. And their family members tell them that they are US citizens. Children might also feel like they are US citizens. Because their parents naturalized when they were very […] More

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