Applicants for various immigration benefits including employment authorization documents (EADs), advance parole (AP), adjustment of status, and naturalization are required to appear at an in-person appointment at an Application Support Center (ASC) t…
As part of their “Next Generation Secure Identification Document Project,” USCIS announced on April 19, 2017 the redesign of both Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents (EAD). According to the American Immigration Lawyers Asso…
Read our Fact Sheet regarding EAD automatic 180-day extensions and eligibility. This post and the fact sheet are not legal advice. Therefore, attorneys and clients should discuss and make decisions based on their individual circumstances.
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
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
November Visa Bulletin Available U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently released the November 2021 Visa Bulletin. Understanding the Visa Backlogs There are a limited number of employment-based immigrant visas (“green cards”) a… Read More
AILA‘s Department of State (DOS) Liaison Committee checks in each month with Charlie Oppenheim, the Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at DOS for updates about Visa Bulletin progress. Oppenheim also provides an analysis of current… Read More
The State Department is partnering with Welcome.US, a non-profit, non-partisan initiative of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), to encourage continued support from private and public sectors alike. On September 3rd, the State Department issued… Read More