Category Useful Websites

Free U.S. Immigration Consultation. Green Card, Citizenship, Visa Help!

Our United States immigration lawyers in Los Angeles are pleased to announce that we offer a FREE immigration consultation to anyone with immigration questions. Immigration law is U.S. Federal Law, so we can help clients across the United States and around the world with their important immigration issues. Our experienced U.S. immigration attorneys can assist with […]

Study in the States! New Website for International Students

Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the launch of an enhanced Study in the States website with new features for international students. Some of these new features enable the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to monitor important information to prospective international students in a clear and […]

Steps to Take if Your Loved One is Taken into ICE Custody

We get a lot of frequent inquiries about this topic; what should I do if my relative has been taken by ICE? Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the agency responsible for enforcing immigration laws and detaining and deporting immigrants. The first thing to do is to not panic. It is important to understand what […]

USCIS Customer Service Tools Outage

USCIS is planning to conduct a system maintenance from 5 AM to 6 PM (Eastern) on Sunday, June 1, 2014. During this outage, the following online tools will be unavailable: Case Status Check e-Request Change of Address Online Processing Time Check Civil Surgeon Locator FOIA Status Check Forms by Mail Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys […]

NAFTA TN Visa Checklist

Canadian Citizens wishing to apply for TN classification at the time of entering the United States at the Port of Entry may present supporting documentation directly to the U.S. Customs officer. Canadians applying for TN classification at the Port of Entrys on the northern border and at U.S. pre-clearance stations within Canada have had widely […]

2015 Diversity Visa Winners Must Submit DS-260 After May 19, 2014

The U.S. Department of State announced to our immigration lawyers in Los Angeles earlier this month, that beginning on May 19, 2014 all 2015 Diversity Visa (DV-2015) Program applicants must submit the electronic form DS-260. The electronic immigration form is accessible through the Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC). The results of the DV-2015 program were […]

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CBP Announces New Website for Nonimmigrant Travel History

U.S. Customs and Border Protection have announced a new feature for their online I-94 entry/exit system. Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have happy with this new feature as it will allow for nonimmigrant U.S. visitors to access the arrival/departure record for any point within the past 5 years. Beginning May 1, 2014, CBP will now […]

USCIS to Begin Returning Non-Selected H-1B Petitions

Our experienced U.S. immigration lawyers in Los Angeles have been informed that USCIS has now completed the data entry of all H-1B cap petitions. USCIS will now begin returning all the H-1B petitions that were not selected in the H-1B lottery. If you receive your returned H-1b petition this week or next then you have […]

Diversity Visa Lottery Information

Successful winners of the Diversity Visa (DV) lottery program are encouraged to read this information. The principal applicant and all family members applying for a diversity visa in the 2015 DV program must complete the online DS-260 Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Application, which can be accessed from the Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC). This […]