On Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Wilkinson v. Garland. Issue: Whether an agency determination that a given set of established facts does not rise to the...
On Nov. 17, 2023 the AAO reversed an EB-2 National Interest Waiver denial by the Texas Service Center, saying: "The Petitioner has met the requisite three prongs set forth in the Dhanasar analytical...
ICE, Aug. 15, 2023
"This Directive provides guidance to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) personnel about Red Notices published by the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL...
Georgianna Pisano Goetz, Nov. 24, 2023
"The Department of Homeland Security has been pushing inconsistent arguments about the meaning of parole under the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966, needlessly...
USCIS, Nov. 16, 2023
"Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the Department of Labor (DOL) published a temporary final...
DOS, Apr. 6, 2021
"Visa Services Operating Status Update
Q. Which additional visa services are embassies/consulates beginning to provide?
Q. What criteria are missions using to determine when to resume routine services?
Q. What steps are being taken to protect customers from the spread of COVID-19?
Q. Do the various Presidential Proclamations/travel restrictions still apply, or are those lifting with the resumption of visa services?
Q: Is my situation an emergency? I need to go the United States immediately for X.
Q. What about my application fee that expired while routine services were suspended?