DACA Update In the news this month, the DACA program is back in the courts, with the U.S. District judge from Texas who previously ruled against the program now hearing new arguments against the legality of a revised version of the policy. There is no deadline for the judge’s decision, so there may or may not Read more about June 2023 Newsletter: DACA Update[…]
When applying for a Green Card in the United States, demonstrating financial stability is a crucial aspect of the process. These six strategies can help
USCIS has recently implemented several noteworthy changes to the immigration application process. Here are three you should know about.
Celebrating 1 Year at The New Office! This month makes a full year at our current office location at 5352 N Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60630. If you have not stopped by our office in a while, remember that we moved last year! The President Plans to Expand Healthcare Coverage to DACA recipients Last month, President Biden announced Read more about May 2023 Newsletter: Celebrating 1 Year at The New Office![…]
Hello Everyone, and happy Spring! We have a few logistical immigration items to discuss this month. First, at the end of March, USCIS removed the requirement that civil surgeons sign Form I-693, Report of Immigration Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, no more than 60 days before an individual applies for an underlying immigration benefit, including Form I-485, Application to Read more about April 2023 Newsletter: Happy Spring![…]
One of the most important decisions widow(er)s must make is whether to remain in the United States or not—especially if they are foreign-born.
March has been a pretty quiet month for immigration policy, so we have just a couple of updates this month. In January, United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) unveiled a proposal to raise the fees for many common application types in an attempt to provide more funding for its operations. This includes a potential doubling of Read more about March 2023 Newsletter: The latest news on Green Card applications[…]
For many DACA recipients, the prospect of obtaining a green card through marriage to a U.S. citizen or green card holder is a promising path to lawful permanent residence. However, navigating the complex U.S. immigration system can be overwhelming. In short, yes it is possible to apply for a marriage-based green card as a Read more about Can You Apply for a Marriage-based Green Card as a DACA recipient?[…]
The Department of Homeland Security has announced a new “streamlined and expedited” process for workers who have been victims or witnesses to the violation of labor rights.
New Green Card Designs Green card applicants can soon expect their issued cards to look quite a bit different. Late last month, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced new designs to improve security of Permanent Resident Cards and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs). The existing design was last updated in 2017. USCIS began issuing the Read more about February 2023 Newsletter: New Green Card Designs[…]