News

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Is Still Availableby David McKeen

Posted in: Law News

After the Supreme Court decision there was a lot of confusion about whether the DACA from 2012 was still in effect.  A clarification was issued as written bellow. The Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision in United States v. Texas on June 23, 2016, does not affect the existing 2012 policy regarding Deferred Action

read more

DHS Rule on Expansion of Eligibility for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiverby Stephanie DiPietro

  • Department-of-Homeland-Security-Logo-HR
Posted in: Law News

Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a final rule [FR DOC# 2016-17934]  expanding eligibility for I-601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers.  In order to qualify for a provisional waiver, this expanded rule requires applicants to establish that their U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident spouses or parents would experience

read more

Changes in EB-5 Program a Threat to Chinese Investorsby Stephanie DiPietro

Posted in: Law News, tagged:

The popular EB-5 program where foreigners can gain permanent residency in the United States by investing at least $500,000 in a job-creating environment has increasingly become popular amongst Chinese citizens. Lawmakers in the United States are considering  making changes to this program that will make it harder to gain permanent

read more

H-1B Amendments Regarding Worksite Location Changesby Stephanie DiPietro

Posted in: Law News, tagged:

Summary of Changes The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued final guidance in compliance with the recent decision in Matter of Simeio Solutions as to when to file an amended H-1B petition based on changes in worksite location. A “material change” in the terms and conditions of employment

read more

New Revisions in Visa Bulletin Speed Up Application Processby Stephanie DiPietro

Posted in: Visa

Summary of Visa Bulletin Update – October 2015 Applicants will now be able to file their green card applications much earlier than normal due to the revisions being made in visa availability contained in the October monthly Visa Bulletin Update issued  by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and

read more

Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Applications Start October 1stby Stephanie DiPietro

Posted in: Visa, tagged:

What is the Diversity Immigrant Visa The Diversity Immigrant Visa is most known as the green card lottery was set up for citizens of those countries that have a comparatively low immigration rate into the United States. The applicants interested in this program must have at least a high school

read more

Obama Administration Moves To Overturn Judge’s Immigration Rulingby Stephanie DiPietro

Posted in: Law News

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice officially filed on Monday an appeal and a request for a stay of a judge’s recent decision to block President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The appeal would overturn U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen’s order last weekto halt Obama’s policies from moving forward.

read more

DiPietro Law © 2015  ·  Attorney Advertising

top