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Covid-19 and Green Card Holders Stuck Overseas Unable to Return to the U.S.

One of the many issues that have emerged during the Covid-19 crisis is the impact on green card holders who have been or will be outside the U.S. for more than six months and are unable to return. U.S. international...

March 18, 2020
Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan

Impact of Coronavirus on your Immigration Case with MMH & Seeking 30 Day Extension for those on VWP/ESTA

As you may already know, our office has closed to the public in order to try and stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We know your immigration case is important to you and we continue to work remotely to...

Employment-based Green Cards for Those with DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing whether to cancel DACA and a decision is expected this spring or early summer. DACA recipients are encouraged to evaluate whether they would be eligible for an employment-based green card. While many DACA recipients...

USCIS Can Now Deny Applications without an RFE or NOID

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has taken another step in making it more difficult for employers to hire and retain foreign national employees. On July 13, 2018, USCIS issued a policy memorandum giving immigration officers significantly more discretion to...

More People Can File Their Green Card Applications in October 2018: USCIS to Accept I-485 Applications for Employment-Based and Family-Based Categories Based on the Dates for Filing Charts

In October 2018, more individuals will be eligible to file their green card applications than before. The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that for the month of October 2018, it will accept I-485 adjustment of status (i.e....

September 29, 2017
Tahreem Kalam

What to Expect at your Employment Based Green Card Interview with USCIS

On August 28, 2017, the United States Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) announced a new policy requiring all employment based green card applicants to appear for an in-person interview with a USCIS officer before their green card can be approved. ...

September 18, 2017
Tahreem Kalam

Cross-Chargeability: A Powerful Benefit in Avoiding the Green Card Backlog

One of the main factors in determining a foreign national’s eligibility to apply for an immigrant visa is based on the foreign national’s place of birth. The Immigration and Nationality Act specifies a per-country limit of no more than 7%...

September 13, 2017
Stephen Tarnoff

USCIS Announces Mandatory Interviews for Employment-Based Green Card Applicants

Beginning October 1, employment-based green card applicants will have to undergo in-person interviews with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) before their green cards can be approved, according to a recent executive order signed by President Trump. The order...

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