Category Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Haitian TPS Re-Registration Deadline May 2, 2014!

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys are encouraging eligible Haitian nationals who wish to re-register for TPS to do so before Friday, May 2, 2014, as this is the deadline. This re-registration period is only for eligible nationals of Haiti who currently have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and haven’t already re-registered. If you fail to re-register […]

Homeland Security Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians

New Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has announced an extension for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Haiti for an additional period of 18 months that will go into effect on July 23, 2014 valid through January 22, 2016, JCS Immigration and Visa, located in Los Angeles has just found out. Our […]

USCIS Reminds Filipino Nationals of Available Immigration Reliefs

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles, we have successfully helped hundreds of Filipinos with their important immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications. We have just been reminded from USCIS of available immigration relief assistant to those affected by the typhoon this week in the Philippines. Sometimes natural catastrophes and other extreme situations […]

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Somalis

Our Los Angeles based U.S. immigration attorney’s office has just received an update from Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Ran Beers, that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia has been extended for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2014 through September 17, 2015. JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office has learned […]

Deportation, Asylum, Withholding of Removal

Conviction for Brandishing a Firearm Qualifies as Crime of Violence – Immigration Court

At JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office we have handled many cases and represented hundreds of immigrants in Los Angeles Immigration Court. We have provided safe and effective legal representation and helped keep many Southern California families together. The following is a publication from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Los […]

Deportation, Asylum, Withholding of Removal

Zhao V. Holder, Asylum Applicant due to China’s 1 Child Policy

Here at JCS IMMIGRATION Law Office in Los Angeles California, our immigration lawyer follows closely developments in the area of asylum law, as asylum case law changes rapidly and the USCIS Los Angeles asylum office reviews most of the asylum cases out of the entire country.  Our Los Angeles office has helped many applicants for […]

H1B Visa, H1-b Visa, H1b Approval, H1-B Approval, Immigration Service, Immigration News

Advance Parole For Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients

A very welcomed benefit of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  is that a recipient may seek permission – through a process known as “advance parole” – to travel abroad temporarily for humanitarian, education, or employment purposes. This practice advisory provides guidance on advance parole eligibility for DACA recipients; outlines how a DACA recipient may […]

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Salvadorans

The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Janet Napolitano, has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador for an additional 18 months starting on September 10, 2013 and the period ends on March 9, 2015. Current Salvadoran TPS beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during the allotted 60-day […]

Deferred Action Interviews at Local USCIS Field Offices

The AILA USCIS Field Operations Liaison committee has become aware that some DACA cases are being transferred to the local USCIS field offices for interviews. Some of these cases have been randomly selected for interviews for quality control purposes, while others are being scheduled for interviews because of eligibility issues. The USCIS Los Angeles District […]

USCIS NCSC Email Temporarily Suspended

Due to current system updates at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the National Customer Service Center (NCSC) email,, is temporary suspended until the updates are completed. Attorneys and applicants are encouraged to continue to contact the National Customer Service Center by phone at (800) 375-5293, where they will have an option to […]