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Articles Tagged: USCIS

H-IB Facts and Findings


On July 20, 2010 American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center filed a lawsuit at the U.S. District Court for District of Columbia against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and against the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS) on behalf of AILA, the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  This was a result of Freedom […]

New Filing Location for Petitions for More Effective Processing


The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has changed the location for the filing of the following petitions: I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé I-130, Petition for Alien Relative I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Relative I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien        Entrepreneur I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status  I-817, Application for Family Unity Benefits Previously, these […]

Visa Fee Increases Alongside a Proposed 10% USCIS Fee Increase


The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have proposed an increase in the filing fees for certain applications.  Generally speaking, the fees will increase by 10% for most applications and three new fees will be added.   See us for quick efficient work before the fees go up.   In 2007, USCIS increased all filing fees […]

Hardship (I-601) Waiver Becoming More Transparent


The I-601 Waiver or Inadmissibility is a waiver that certain persons can file if they entered the US illegally  or other fraud issues in order to be able to enter the US or to be eligible for a green card or naturalization.  Unfortunately, the I-601 waiver process has been a very lengthy one.  To solve […]