August 2015 Visa Bulletin: EB-3 Rest of World Almost Current

Posted on July 15, 2015 by Kathryn N. Karam

The Department of State has released the August 2015 Visa Bulletin, and EB-3 Rest of World has advanced to July 15, 2015.

January 2015 Visa Bulletin Posted

Posted on December 12, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

The Department of State has issued the January 2015 Visa Bulletin. Notable movement includes EB-3 China moving up to

Washington State District Court holds that TPS is "Admission" for Purposes of Adjustment of Status

Posted on June 05, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has held that a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is an "Admission" for purposes of Adjustment of Status - the process of applying for Permanent Residence or a "green card" in the United States.

TPS for Haitians Extended 18 months

Posted on March 10, 2014 by Kathryn N. Karam

USCIS announced on March 3rd that it will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Haiti for an additional 18 months, through January 22, 2016. This is good news for all Haitian nationals present in the U.S. pursuant to TPS. See the full announcement here.

USCIS Issues New Memo On Visa Waiver Program and I-485 Applications

Posted on November 21, 2013 by Kathryn N. Karam

On November 19, 2013, USCIS issued a new memo regarding the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and VWP entrants who seek to apply for Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Resident. The memo is available here.

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