Monthly Archives: December 2013

NVC Procedures Regarding I-601A Provisional Waivers

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles has a team of Immigration lawyers who constantly monitor immigration news to ensure our clients are up to date with the latest information relating to their cases. Recently, representatives from the Department of State’s (DOS) National Visa Center (NVC) commented on the evolution of the […]

Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) Pilot Program Information

Under the MAVNI (Military Accessions Vital to National Interest) Pilot Program the Secretary of Defense authorized the various military services to recruit certain legal aliens whose skills are considered to be vital to the national interest. These include those people holding critical skills such as physicians, nurses, and certain experts in language with associated cultural […]

Obama announced that the Senate confirme

National U.S. Immigration Law Firm Obama announced that the Senate confirmed Jeh Johnson as the next Secretary of Homeland Security Department of homeland security DHS secretary Homeland security Homeland security discussion View original post

Happy Holidays from our Los Angeles Immigration Attorneys

Our office of Los Angeles immigration lawyers would like to wish everyone a happy holiday and express that we are available for a FREE consultation 356 days a year as we know the importance of your immigration questions. Please feel free to contact us at or by phone at +1 (213) 738-8700 with your […]

Workload Transfer from the Vermont Service Center to California Service Center

Los Angeles Immigration Attorney, Jack C. Sung, of JCS Immigration and Visa, constantly monitors immigration news and alerts from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to keep clients informed and up to date. Our Immigration lawyer’s office has just learned that USCIS recently began transferring some Extension of Stay cases from the Vermont Service Center (VSC) […]

Customs and Border Protection to Recognize Same-Sex Couples

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, a Los Angeles Immigration lawyer’s office has been notified from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of new changes to how U.S. Customs and Border Protection recognizes same-sex couples. The newly revised regulation broadens the definition of “family” to include long-term same-sex couples and domestic partners. Foster children, stepchildren, […]

Ask The White House: Immigration Reform

Our Immigration lawyers in Los Angeles constantly monitor changes and updates in Comprehensive Immigration Reform and we wanted to share a sit down interview with Vice President Joe Biden and Cecilia Muñoz, Domestic Policy Advisor discussing the White House’s fight for Immigration Reform.

Parole in Place for Spouses, Children and Parents of Active Members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Individuals in the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve or Individuals who Previously Served in the U.S. Armed Forces or the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve.

As noted, the decision whether to grant parole under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Section 212(d)(5)(A) is discretionary. Generally, parole in place is to be granted only sparingly. The fact that the individual is a spouse, child or parent of an Active Duty Member of the U.S. Armed Forces or similarly as mentioned above, […]

USCIS Approves 10,000 U Visas for 5th Consecutive Year

JCS Immigration and Visa, a Los Angeles Immigration Attorney’s office that has successfully helped many immigrant victims of crime apply for U visa and adjustment of status to green card holder has just learned that USCIS has reached the annual 10,000 petition cap limit. USCIS today announced that they have approved the statutory maximum 10,000 […]