Monthly Archives: July 2012

2012 EB-5 Investor Green Card Program Statistics Released

USCIS will be unveiling and discussing the most recent I-526, I-829 and I-924 receipts, approvals, denials and approval percentages. The most interesting observation from the statistics released was the increase in I-526 receipts showing the growing interest in the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program by both developers promoting their projects to capture overseas funding and […]

The U.S. Visa Wait Times Check

Advance travel planning and early visa application are important. The typical wait time to receive an interview appointment to apply at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate. (For emergency appointment requests: After checking the wait time where you will apply, if an expedited interview appointment is needed earlier due to an emergent situation, visit the Embassy […]

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AILA info from NBC on EAD for Administratively Closed Cases

Eligibility for employment authorization for aliens whose removal proceedings have been administratively closed. Question 5: An alien who has submitted an application for relief, such as an application for asylum (Form I-589), application for adjustment of status (Form I-485), or application for cancellation of removal (Form EOIR-42A/B), and whose case has been administratively closed in […]

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2012-07-19 Update on Dream Act (Deferred Action Policy)

2012-07-19 Update on Dream Act (Deferred Action Applicant) I attended a seminar today about Deferred Action. Right now, Immigration tentatively says August 1, 2012 will be the day to unveil the program and applications will be able for submission on August 15, 2012. Regarding Education Requirement: GED program enrollment counts as “current enrolled in school” requirement. […]

U Visas – A Little-Known Lifeline for Immigrant Abuse Victims

Diana was with her partner for only a year when the abuse started. Her partner did such things as choke her, hit her head repeatedly against a wall, and twist her finger until she got a sprain. The last straw for Diana came when she was in the hospital for surgery and her partner threw scalding coffee […]