Monthly Archives: November 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

All of our U.S. Immigration Attorneys at JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving from Los Angeles across the United States! As a reminder, we offer FREE consultations every day of the year and are extending this offer today, as well. Please give us an email […]

14th Annual Asian Pacific American (APA) Holiday Toy Drive – Thursday, December 5, 2013

Principal U.S. Immigration Attorney, Jack C. Sung, of JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles, is proud to announce our involvement in the 14th Annual Asian Pacific American Holiday Toy Drive. The holiday event will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Japanese American […]

USCIS Update on Processing Times of Form I-130s Filed by U.S. Citizens

Due to concerns expressed to USCIS regarding the processing times for Form I-130s filed by United States Citizens for their eligible immediate relatives. JCS Immigration and Visa, located in Los Angeles, has been an advocate in expressing our client’s cases when the cases were outside of the normal processing time for a Form I-130 petition. […]

Dept. of State Alert: Updated Contact Information for Inquiries

Nancy McCarthy, Consular Officer for the Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Office, sent out an e-mail update over the weekend to JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, a Los Angeles U.S. Immigration Attorney’s office. The e-mail stated that in the interest of greater efficiency, the Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Office is discontinuing the use […]

Requests for Evidence in Error for F-2A Spouse Petitions

At JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles, we have helped hundreds of clients successfully apply for and be granted Lawful Permanent Resident status from their marriage to a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (F-2A). Our team of experienced Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers have noticed a trend of USCIS issuing erroneous […]

14th Annual APA Holiday Toy Drive and Reception Dinner

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, together with the Asian Pacific American Community announces the 14th Annual Holiday Toy Drive, to be held on December 5, 2013 from 6-9 PM. The reception includes a catered dinner, raffle prizes and lots of activities from the sponsors of the event. The toy drive and reception will be […]

Deportation, Asylum, Withholding of Removal

NY Judges Must Warn About Deportation, Appeals Court Rules

Interesting news out of New York today, JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located across the country in Los Angeles, California has just learned about. In a 5-to-2 decision, the Court of Appeals in New York overturned a decision from 1995 ruling that deportation is a “collateral consequence” of a guilty plea and so judges […]

Reminder of Revised Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Los Angeles based U.S. Immigration law firm, JCS Immigration and Visa has successfully helped hundreds of clients obtain Deferred Action status through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) application. As a reminder, we are encouraging individuals interested in Deferred Action to note that the only form accepted is the revised Form I-821D edition dated […]

Policy Memo: Adjudication of Adjustment of Status Applications for Aliens Admitted on Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, has just released guidance on the adjudication of Form I-485, Application to Register or Adjust Status, filed by immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who were last admitted under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). U.S. Immigration Lawyer’s office, JCS Immigration and Visa, located in Los Angeles, California have helped […]

DACA, Immigration Services

Policy Memo on Parole of Spouses, Children and Parents of Active Duty Members of the U.S. Armed Foces

Located in Los Angeles, California, JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office has successfully helped hundreds of clients adjust status to Lawful Permanent Residency from a qualifying immediate family relationship. Our office of U.S. Immigration Attorneys have learned of a policy memorandum that amends Chapter 21.1 of the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) to ensure consistent adjudication […]