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Form I-765 Processing Times for Asylum Applicants

Recently, our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have received reports from other U.S. immigration lawyers of Form I-765, Employment Authorization applicants for asylum applicants falling outside of the processing times posted online for the National Benefits Center (NBC). We reached out to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and asked about the adjudication time frame […]

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 […]

Court Approves Settlement in Class Action Lawsuit on Employment Authorization for Asylum Seekers

Los Angeles-based U.S. Immigration attorney’s office, JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office monitors immigration news constantly to ensure that our clients are always informed on important immigration matters. Today a U.S. District Judge ordered the final approval of a nationwide class action settlement agreement. The settlement is aimed to ensure that asylum seekers, who have […]

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 […]

E-Verify Currently Unavailable

In the Greater Los Angeles area our team of experienced U.S. Immigration attorneys have been faced with only minor drawbacks due to the Federal Funding Hiatus/Government Shutdown. JCS Immigration and Visa has learned that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’ E-Verify program will also be unavailable during this shut down. This means that employers will […]

Social Security Administration Update During Government Shutdown

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles has communicated with the Social Security Administration office and confirmed that during the Federal Funding Hiatus/Government Shutdown, SSA will not be accepting or processing applications for Social Security numbers or replacement cards during the shutdown. This is important for any new immigrants receiving Employment Authorization […]

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 […]

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Work Permit for Respondent Who File I-485 in Immigration Court

This article is about the announcement from Immigration court to update respondents on the procedure to apply for a work permit after the submission of I-485. The lawsuit was brought up in January 2011 to challenge US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USICIS) adjudication of employment authorization applications. Plaintiffs are aliens who are in removal proceedings […]