On 7/20/17, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced the Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615). The proposed bill seeks to provide legal status to young people who were brought to the United States as children and grew up this country. Such children...

On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") released an updated version of Form I-9. Form I-9 is the key form used by U.S. employers to verify that an employee is authorized to work in the United States. The new version of Form...

In late June, following an order by the United States Supreme Court, the Department of Homeland Security and Department of State issued guidance regarding the enforcement of Executive Order 13780. Under this Order, certain nationals of Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen will be...

Today we published the following news release, available here on our website. WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today published a revised Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485). The new Form I-485 and instructions have been substantially updated to reduce complexity after collecting comments...

On 06/28/2017, USCIS announced that it has updated Form I-526 to a new edition dated 05/30/2017. This edition will replace the previously issued 04/10/17 edition which was released only recently. Beginning on 08/28/2017, USCIS will only accept the 05/30/17 edition. Until then, petitioners can use the 04/10/17 edition. The public can...

Starting 06/09/17, USCIS will only accept the 04/10/17 edition. Until then, petitioners can use the 12/23/16 edition. The public can find the edition date at the USCIS website, uscis.gov, which sets out the form and instructions. You can schedule a consultation by calling (301) 276-0653...