Immigration Law

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Cyrus Mehta - What If The Job Has Changed?
Posted on 26 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Oct. 25, 2020 "Foreign national workers who have been waiting in the employment-based second and third preference green card backlogs for many years have fortuitously become eligible to file I-485 adjustment of status applications... Read More

USCIS Policy Memo: CSPA Priority Date Retention Guidance
Posted on 22 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Nov. 21, 2013 : Guidance to USCIS Offices on Handling Certain Family-Based Automatic Conversion and Priority Date Retention Requests Pending a Supreme Court Ruling on Mayorkas v. Cuellar de Osorio Read More

China EB-3 EW Priority Date Victory: Xie v. Kerry
Posted on 11 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

[ Xie v. Kerry , 21 F. Supp. 3d 89 (D.D.C. 2014) reversed.] "The D.C. Circuit axed a win for the U.S. Department of State on Monday in a suit accusing it of illegally slowing down reviews of certain Chinese individuals' visa applications,... Read More

Do We Really Have to Wait for Godot? - Endelman & Mehta
Posted on 31 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While the Obama administration is working on unveiling administrative fixes to reform the immigration system, we wish to revive one idea, which we discussed in The Tyranny of Priority Dates . We propose that aliens caught in the crushing employment... Read More