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

Employment Authorization for Foreign Workers with Compelling Circumstances

If you have heard that USCIS issues employment authorization documents (EADs) based on compelling circumstances, you may be wondering if you qualify. In this blog post, we will explain eligibility for these EADs and how USCIS defines compelling circumstances. USCIS issues EADs based on compelling circumstances to help foreign workers who are employed in the 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

RAISE Act Attacks Legal Immigration and Ignores Business and Family Needs

The Senate has proposed legislation that would have far-reaching consequences, drastically cutting legal immigration, favoring highly-skilled immigration substantially and reducing family sponsorship and unskilled labor. This simply ignores the benefits of legal immigration, family unity, chain immigration and the needs of US employers. The Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, introduced by READ MORE