August 7

WHAT’S WITH THE FAT FILES SENT TO USCIS?

Is a fat file good to send to USCIS when filing for an Immigration benefit? It is not necessarily the amount of evidence but the quality of evidence that matters during the adjudication process.  Submission of irrelevant and outdated information may make a file fat but unconvincing.  A USCIS officer does not have a significant.

August 3

USCIS Fee Increases- Effective October 2, 2020

As the U.S. and the world are adjusting to living through a pandemic, foreign nationals seeking U.S. Immigration benefits will soon face substantial fee increases.  A FINAL RULE concerning USCIS fee increases will be published on August 3, 2020 and will be effective 60 days later (October 2, 2020). We have highlighted a brief list.

April 9

COVID-19 Updates

For Immediate Release- Due to COVID-19, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has extended their temporary closure to May 3, 2020. However, many people are wondering if they can still mail applications to the Service Centers and the District offices. USCIS operations have not stopped and USCIS staff are continuing to perform duties that do not involve contact.

June 5

Winning Does Matter

Even though a foreign national may have felt like a winner in the H-1B Lottery, a blue sheet Request for Evidence (RFE) from USCIS leaves many feeling like a loser, lost in paper. Drafting a winning response to an RFE requires careful attention to the facts, regulations an current USCIS policy. The following points may.