90-Day Rule, Conduct Which is Inconsistent with Status: Heads-Up to B-Visa, F-Visa, and Potential AOS Nonimmigrants

Written by: Joseph M. Spesia, Esq. The United States Department of State has promulgated new policy regarding the conduct of certain nonimmigrants. Because of increased findings of willful misrepresentation by nonimmigrants coming to the United States, the Department of State now institutes a 90-day rule which governs conduct of certain … Continue reading

Immigration Overhaul via The RAISE Act: How Will the U.S. Immigration System Change; What is Inside?

  Immigration Overhaul via The RAISE Act: How Will the U.S. Immigration System Change; What is Inside? Below, explore an overview of the proposed RAISE Act: Overhaul to Employment-Based Immigration The Diversity Visa Program will be eliminated as an immigration possibility. All Employment-Based preference categories (EB-1 – EB-5) will be … Continue reading

New Immigration Reform Bill; the RAISE ACT; Uphill Battle to Overhaul the Nation’s Green Card System

Today, President Trump, along with Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Senator David Perdue (R-Georgia), introduced plans for a new immigration reform bill specifically targeting America’s current Green Card system. At the White House, following an introduction by President Trump, Senators Cotton and Perdue provided their reasons for why the bill … Continue reading

UPDATE USCIS: CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

UPDATE USCIS: CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION Nonimmigrants must remember to update USCIS with their change in address. Should a nonimmigrant move their residence in the United States he or she must report the address change within 10 days. Below please see guidance to complete a change of address with USCIS: … Continue reading

ATTENTION: DOL SWITCHES TO ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATIONS

ATTENTION: DOL SWITCHES TO ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATIONS The Atlanta National Processing Center (ANPC) will begin issuing PERM notification letters via e-mail beginning December 1, 2016. This new change applies to the following letters/notifications: Audit Notification Letters Denial Notification Letters Requests for Information Letters Additional Audit Information Requests Withdrawal Letters Notices of … Continue reading