USCIS Settlement Affects Work Authorization Adjudication for Nonimmigrant Spouses

Spouses of H-1B and L-1 visa beneficiaries have been disproportionately affected by the USCIS processing delays for work authorization. This has caused several H-4 and L-2 beneficiaries to lose their jobs, harming not only the foreign national, but U… Read More
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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against USCIS and DHS

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and its member lawyers filed a class action lawsuit on November, 9 2021 challenging the huge USCIS processing delays on work permits. The lawsuit consists of 49 individual and organizational plainti… Read More
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Proposed H-4 EAD Rescissi…

Proposed H-4 EAD Rescission Regulation Pending Review at OMB

Last week, on February 25, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a rule which extended qualification for employment authorization to some H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants seeking employment-based permanent resident statu… Read More
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Categories: EAD, H-1B

Errors in Instructions to Application for Entrepreneur Parole

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has acknowledged that there are errors in the Form I-941 instructions and is working to make the necessary corrections. Applicants are advised to complete the Form I-941 consistent with the regulatory require… Read More
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About Attorney Sivaraman

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Sivaraman Immigration Law’s founder, Heather Sivaraman, brings an exceptional level of initiative, creativity and dedication to the practice of Immigration Law. A 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, she is an active… Read More
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Jing Huang, Associate Attorney, holds a Master’s degree in Law from University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from China Women’s University. Prior to joining Sivaraman Immigration Law, Jing worked as an attorney in China s… Read More

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