Tag Archives: I-765

H1-B, Work Visa, US Visa, Work Permit, Layoffs

How To Get a U.S. Work Permit?

In order for an individual to work in the United States, you must be legally authorized to do so. Only U.S. citizens and Permanent Resident (Green Card holders) may work legally in the United States without a work permit. Other individuals must first obtain an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) to work in the U.S. With […]

USCIS Announces Renewal Process for DACA

The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, announced today the process for individuals to renew enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have learned. By filing the new version of Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, eligible applicants will be able to renew their […]

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 […]

H1-B, Work Visa, US Visa, Work Permit, Layoffs

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Filing Deadlines for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) Applications

USCIS Service Centers have been taking a more restrictive approach to filing deadlines for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) applications, which is resulting in unexpected denials. There are several deadlines to consider in handling an OPT application: Pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 214.2(f)(11)(i)(B)(2) “For post-completion OPT, the student must properly file his or her Form […]

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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 […]