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Immigration Interview with Attorney Monique Kornfeld on YouTube

Please visit YouTube to watch the interview with me about US immigration law and employment-based immigration in particular.  This video is around 30 minutes long and I discuss different nonimmigrant working visas, such as H-1Bs, E-2s, TNs and L-1s, as well as PERM labor certification green card cases and some family-based immigration.

What Happens to My Immigration Case if the Government Shuts Down?

The US government is currently operating under a continuing resolution (CR) that expires on November 17, 2023. If Congress fails to pass a new CR or spending bills by that date, the government will shut down.  A government shutdown can have a significant impact on immigration services. Here is an overview of what to expect: READ MORE

When Am I Getting my Green Card? Understanding the Visa Bulletin

In this article, we will explain how to interpret the Visa Bulletin and know when an immigrant visa can be issued or when you can file your Form I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status for legal permanent residency (also known as a green card application) in the US. We will use the READ MORE

Seventh Circuit Holds No Duty to Mitigate Under I-864 Affidavit of Support

In Liu v. Mund (7th Circuit, June 22, 2012), the Seventh Court Court of Appeals held that there is no duty for the alien to mitigate damages in order to maintain the Form I-864 affidavit of support provisions.  Mund married Liu and he sponsored her for legal permanent residency.  Pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality READ MORE