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USCIS Extends Evidence of Status for Conditional Permanent Residents with Pending Cases

Effective as of September 4, 2021, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) extended the time period from 18 month to 24 months for petitioners filing the Form I-752 and I-829 to use receipt notices as evidence of status. This exten… Read More
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EB-5 Wait Times and Visa…

EB-5 Wait Times and Visa Bulletin Projections

Yesterday AILA’s EB-5 Committee issued a practice pointer with key considerations from a presentation by Charles Oppenheim, the Chief of the Department of State‘s Visa Control and Reporting Division, on May 6 in Washington, D.C.. His pres… Read More
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USCIS Processing Delays H…

USCIS Processing Delays Hit Crisis Levels

Last week, the American Immigration Lawyers Association announced that USCIS processing delays have hit crisis levels. They provided a flyer to explain the current delays. Please take a look at the flyer below for more information about why cases are… Read More
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Long-Pending I-765 and I-…

Long-Pending I-765 and I-131 Applications at NBC

AILA has issued a practice alert regarding the long processing delays from the USCIS National Benefits Center (NBC) for Form I-765, the Application for Employment Authorization, and Form I-131, the Application for Travel Document. As of January 2019,… Read More
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Updated Processing Time

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released updated processing dates as of February 15, 2018 for the following service centers. National Benefits Center Potomac Service Center Vermont Service Center Texas Service Center Nebraska Service Center… Read More
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Updated Processing Times

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released updated processing dates as of February 1, 2018 for the following service centers. National Benefits Center Potomac Service Center Vermont Service Center Texas Service Center Nebraska Service Center… Read More
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Updated Processing Time

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released updated processing dates as of October 31, 2017 for the following service centers. National Benefits Center Potomac Service Center Vermont Service Center Texas Service Center Nebraska Service Center… 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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