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S.3599: The Healthcare Wo…

S.3599: The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act

What is the Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act? The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act, or S.3599, is a bipartisan bill introduced on May 5, 2020, by Senators Purdue (R-GA), Young (R-IN), Cornyn (R-TX), Durbin (D-IL), Coons (D-DE), and Leahy (D-VT)… Read More
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When to File AOS Applicat…

When to File AOS Applications in September 2019

How to Adjust Your Status If you want to adjust your status to become a U.S. permanent resident under a family-sponsored or employment-based visa, you must first have a relative or employer file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf. Then, USCIS… Read More
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When to File AOS Applicat…

When to File AOS Applications: August 2019

How to Adjust Your Status If you want to adjust your status to become a U.S. permanent resident under a family-sponsored or employment-based visa, you must first have a relative or employer file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf. Then, USCIS… Read More
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Foreign Affairs Manual Up…

Foreign Affairs Manual Updates

What is the Foreign Affairs Manual? The Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) and the handbooks associated (FAHs) are a comprehensive source for all of the policies and procedures that govern the U.S. Department of State and Foreign Service. They contain thou… Read More
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Self-Sponsored Physician Green Card Process

The Physician National Interest Waiver(PNIW) process allows some physicians working in Health Professional Shortage areas and Medically Underserved Areas to become eligible to apply for permanent residency after completing five years of full-time emp… Read More
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DHS Secretary on Entry of Lawful Permanent Residents

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary, John Kelly, released a statement on the entry of Lawful Permanent Residents into the United States. On January 29, 2017, he said the following: “In applying the provisions of the president… Read More
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Possible Admission Issues for Canadian Visitors

All travelers are issued electronic I-94 cards when entering by air. At land ports of entry, an I-94 card is not typically issued. To determine the duration of the period of authorization, check the I-94 website. Recently, many Canadian visitors have… 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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