Certain Form I-485 adjustment of status applicants may prefer to have the pending application based on a particular immigrant category… Read More »Transfer of Form I-485’s Underlying Basis
To be eligible for the EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) classification, a petitioner must (a) be a member of the… Read More »What Type of EB-2 NIW Cases are Approved or Denied?
USCIS has issued policy guidance regarding the 2-year foreign residence requirement for the nonimmigrant exchange visitor (J) classification. USCIS has… Read More »USCIS’ Update on J Visa 2-Year Foreign Residence Requirement
DHS announced the extension and redesignation of Afghanistan (announced in September 2023) and Cameroon (announced in October 2023) or Temporary… Read More »Extension/Redesignation of Afghanistan and Cameroon for TPS
Beginning October 1, 2023, USCIS exempts the Form I-539 biometric services fee for all applicants who file Form I-539, Application… Read More »USCIS Exempts Form I-539 Biometric Services Fee
On September 20, 2023, DHS announced the extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months.… Read More »Extension and Redesignation of Venezuela for TPS
On September 20, 2023, the Biden Administration announced the changes to Employment Authorization Document (EAD) processing time and validity period.… Read More »Changes to EAD Processing Time and Validity Period