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...

March 3, 2017 The European Parliament took a vote to end visa-free travel for U.S. citizens to countries in the European Union, including France, Italy, Spain and Germany.  This is the first step in suspending the mutual visa-free reciprocity agreement between the European Union and the...

March 5, 2017 U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services ("USCIS") is temporarily suspending accelerated processing known as "Premium Processing" of skilled worker visas under the  H-1B visa program.  The Premium Processing offers employers a 15-calendar day turn-around time for H-1B visa applications for an additional fee of...

On Friday, March 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services ("USCIS") held a public stakeholder engagement in Washington, D.C.  Some important announcements were made, which we summarize below: Continued Increase in Popularity of EB-5 Visas In the period between October 2016 and December 2016, the...

January 30, 2017 On Friday, January 27th, 2017,  President Trump issued an executive order which has implemented an immediately effective travel ban on citizens of the following seven designated countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for a period of ninety (90) days. This...