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Many U.S. Citizens and green card holders that currently reside in the U.S. were at one time in the past, sponsored through a U.S. Citizen family member. A green card makes an immigrant eligible to live permanently in the U.S. and enjoy the rights, benefits, and privileges similar to that of a U.S. citizen. There are many ways to apply for a green card, like through: Family Employment Special immigrant category Victims of abuse category Diversity immigration visa program and so on Only certain family members can submit applications on behalf of their relatives to qualify for permanent residency. Before starting... READ MORE

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released the March 2015 visa bulletin  showing very little movement in family based categories with oversubscribed visa numbers. Visa dates are announced by the DOS every month. Only applicants who have a priority date earlier than the cut-off date may be allotted a number. Should it become necessary during the monthly allocation process to immediately retrogress a cut-off date, supplemental requests for numbers will be honored only if the priority date falls within the new cut-off date. If you have filed an employment based or family based immigrant petition (I-130 or I-140) it is important... READ MORE

It is that time of year again…the season for H-1B filings. We are encouraging those who are interested in applying to contact our office immediately for a free consultation. Last year the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) received over 124,000 H-1B visa petitions. The USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions on April 1, 2015. Depending on the amount of applicants  received by immigration, this will determine the length of the filing period. In the past, the filing period has been only seven days between April 1st to April 7th. Petitions which are accepted into the H-1B lottery and approved under this... READ MORE

The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services has issued a friendly reminder to beneficiaries of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) that if you are requesting either initial or renewal of your DACA status, you must submit Form I765.... READ MORE