Marriage-based petitions can be harder than they seem. We always do thorough evaluations to see if you qualify to petition your spouse and have them adjust (get a green card) while they’re here in the US.
Biometrics – Biometrics appointments now have to be re-scheduled ahead of time and they will only reschedule for good cause shown. The way to reschedule them is to call the USCIS hotline at: 800-375-5283 Monday through Friday 8 am to 8pm.
The Biden administration has confirmed that USCIS will go back to using the exam which was created in 2008 instead of the new exam which the Trump administration implemented last year wherein the number of potential questions were increased and the length of the exam was doubled.
USCIS recently announced that due to the pandemic, increase in filings, and current postal service volume, there are significant delays in issuing receipt notices after filing application. If you are personally having issues with your employer because you do not have a receipt to show the extension of your work permit, it is best to try to have your attorney draft a letter citing to the regulations and delays on your behalf to provide to your employer.
A federal judge has ordered that the Department of Homeland security begin accepting new DACA applications as soon as Monday. The judge specifically stated that the Department has to reinstate two-year permits, advanced parole, and the ability for new applicants to apply. The court declared that DHS has until today to post a public notice that they will accept the new applications, yet no such notice has been posted thus far.
USCIS fee changes have been enjoined by the courts. Therefore, the fee changes which were originally to take effect on October 2, 2020, will not take place until the court matters have been decided.
Newark Immigration Court will begin limited master hearings on Monday, August 3, 2020. They will supposedly inform everyone by mailing notices if your hearing is to proceed or not.
Nationwide, you and millions of families, businesses, and people applying for humanitarian relief are waiting longer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to process and approve your applications and petitions. Five years ago, an average case was taking about five months to process.
I have a conditional green card and am about to get divorced, now what? Things didn’t work out between you and your spouse, but does that mean you will be losing your legal permanent residency? No.
If you were arrested by the police in any municipality in New Jersey for either a disorderly persons offense or an indictable charge, the police can charge you either by a warrant complaint or a summons complaint. If you are charged by a warrant complaint, you will be arrested and taken to the county jail pending an evaluation of your risk assessment score – also known as a Public Safety Assessment score.