Immigration Law

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Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting, February 4, 2015
Posted on 9 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting Wednesday, February 4, 2015 3 – 4:30 p.m. (EST) The Tomich Center 111 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20529 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate... Read More

USCIS Interim Memo for Comment: Age-Out Protection for Derivative U Nonimmigrant Status Holders
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance relating to certain U-3 derivative nonimmigrant petitions that are being held for final adjudication or have had their prior approvals limited in time due to the derivative aging-out. This PM also authorizes... Read More

USCIS Interim Memo for Comment: Home Studies; Intercountry Adoptions
Posted on 13 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Jurisdiction of Amended Home Studies and the Application of Home Study Age; Restrictions for Prospective Adoptive Child(ren) in Intercountry Adoption Cases INTERIM MEMO FOR COMMENT Posted: 08-08-2012 Comment period ends: 08-21-2012 ... Read More

Cyrus D. Mehta - To Amend or Not to Amend: USCIS Issues Final Simeio Guidance
Posted on 27 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued final guidance on July 21, 2015, instructing when an employer should file an amended or new H-1B petition following Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC (Simeio). In Simeio, a precedent decision... Read More

Expanded DACA Available Feb. 18, 2015
Posted on 29 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program Who : Individuals with no lawful immigration status who are seeking initial or renewal DACA. What : Extends the deferred action period and employment authorization to three years from... Read More