NEWS

Visa Bulletin for May 2024 Released for Filing for the Green Card

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the May 2024 Visa Bulletin providing the immigrant visa number availability to file for and obtain legal permanent residency (immigrant or “green card” status). For those interested in holding green card status, it is very important to check the Visa Bulletin each month to learn if a visa READ MORE

Visa Bulletin for April 2024 for Green Card Filing

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the April 2024 Visa Bulletin providing the immigrant visa number availability to file for and obtain legal permanent residency (immigrant or “green card” status). For those interested in holding green card status, it is very important to check the Visa Bulletin each month to learn if a visa READ MORE

You Need This Form I-864 Affidavit of Support to Sponsor a Family Member

The US government, including USCIS and the US Department of State, require most petitioners who file for legal permanent residency (or “green card status”) for their family members to file a contract with the government agreeing to take care of their family members financially.  Found under Section 213A of the INA, this contract is called READ MORE

Visa Bulletin for March 2024 Released for Filing for the Green Card

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the March 2024 Visa Bulletin providing the dates that the visa number becomes available to file for and obtain legal permanent residency (also known as immigrant or “green card” status). For those interested in holding green card status, it is very important to check the Visa Bulletin each READ MORE

PERM Lawsuit Settlements for Apple, Facebook and SpaceX  

The realm of employment-based immigration is fraught with complexities, and the intricacies of the Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) labor certification process – the first stage for most employment-based green card cases – can be especially challenging for employers. In recent months, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has settled disputes with Apple and Facebook over READ MORE

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.