US Visa

Every year beginning on April 1, the Department of Homeland Security begins accepting new work visa petitions from U.S. employers seeking to employ foreign high-skilled workers. These high skilled temporary workers may begin working on a H-1B visa starting on October 1 – the beginning of the new Fiscal Year. The United States Citizenship and […]

Employment visa

Our U.S. Immigration Attorneys in Los Angeles are pleased to announce that beginning on April 1, 2015 USCIS will begin accepting H-1B applications for the Fiscal Year 2016 cap. The H-1B visa program is designed for U.S. businesses to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require highly specialized knowledge and degrees in fields such […]

Card Holder

If you or a loved one is a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiary who is eligible for the re-registration for TPS but did not file before the deadline, our Los Angeles immigration attorneys remind you to follow the guidelines provided by USCIS on “filing late“. The law requires USCIS to withdraw and take away the […]

Immigration Attorney Green Card

Effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 nonimmigrant dependents of H-1B workers who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status. The director of USCIS amended the regulations to allow these H-4 dependent spouses to accept authorized employment in the United States. “Allowing the spouses […]

Canadian Mexican

Several clients have called to ask me if they can apply for the green card while being on a TN visa status and working in the United States. TN visa status are given to Canadians and Mexican citizens working in the United States under the NAFTA agreement.  The rumor on the internet is that a […]

TAC4896

WASHINGTON – On Friday the Obama Administration said it plans to ask a judge to allow for the continuance of President Obama’s plans to offer protection from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants. The Department of Justice plans to file a motion by Monday, requesting that the federal judge in Texas remove his order that […]

Green Card

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have just learned at the Los Angeles USCIS District Director’s meeting that there is substantial delay for petitions from U.S. citizen sons and daughters to parents for adjustment of status. USCIS anticipates processing time in excess of 10 months currently. USCIS officers stated that these type of applications normally will […]

DACA

Earlier this morning, announcements of Judge Hanen’s temporary order to halt President Obama’s immigration actions shocked our Los Angeles immigration lawyers. As a result of the Federal Judge’s temporary order, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will not be accepting DACA requests under the new expansions that were supposed to go into effect tomorrow. Jeh […]

US Supreme Court

There seems to be no end in sight for comprehensive immigration reform now that it has been a month into the Republican-controlled Congress. The divide within Republican’s own party appears greater than ever to reach an agreement for immigration reform. Republicans last year argued that a Congress run by GOP will be inclined to deal […]

DACA

Our Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers are glad to announce that the expansions to President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will go into effect on February 18, 2015. The DACA program benefits individuals with no lawful U.S. immigration status who are seeking an initial or renewal of the Deferred Action grant. The DACA […]

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