Cyrus Mehta, Mar. 15, 2021
"One of the unresolved conundrums in our immigration law is the inability of children of lawful permanent residents to be protected under the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) when their parents naturalize to US citizenship...
Cyrus D. Mehta, Sept. 22, 2018 - "The Child Status Protection Act is one of the most complex pieces of immigration legislation. Passed in 2002, the CSPA protects the age of children who would otherwise not qualify as children if they turned 21. The...
"Section 6 of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) allows beneficiaries of I-130 petitions that have been converted from the Family Second Preference (F2B) to the Family First Preference (F1), after the parent has naturalized, to opt out and remain...
"Cuellar de Osorio does contain some seeds of hope for better outcomes in the future. ... [A] majority of the Court agrees that the meaning of §1153(h)(3) is an ambiguity subject to Chevron deference, rather than suggesting, as the Second Circuit...
Cyrus D. Mehta, Jan. 30, 2016 - " The purpose of this blog is to draw attention to two little know legal concepts, which must either be preserved or introduced through the proposed rule entitled Retention of EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 Immigrant Workers...
Cyrus D. Mehta writes : "Our recent success, which we
report here for the benefit of others, was regarding the interpretation of
“sought to acquire the status of permanent residency” within one year of visa
availability. At issue is...
Cyrus D. Mehta, Sept. 18, 2015 - "The changes made to the priority date system in the October 2015 Visa Bulletin have been positive and will provide much relief to beneficiaries of visas petitions caught in the employment and family-based backlogs...
"It would make sense if the Administration withdrew its opposition to a broader interpretation of §203(h)(3) and followed Khaled v. Holder across the country."
Cyrus D. Mehta on Sept. 16, 2011.
the EB-3 for India is truly expected to take 70 years before a green
card materializes, a foreign national being sponsored today with a 1
year old child will have absolutely no hope of protecting the age of
this child under the CSPA!"...