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DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan and South Sudan

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have learned that the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has re-designated South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the period for nationals from South Sudan currently on TPS here in the United States. The period has been extended from May 3, 2016 to November 2, 2017, due […]

Policy Memo: Adjudication of Adjustment of Status Applications for Aliens Admitted on Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, has just released guidance on the adjudication of Form I-485, Application to Register or Adjust Status, filed by immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who were last admitted under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). U.S. Immigration Lawyer’s office, JCS Immigration and Visa, located in Los Angeles, California have helped […]

E-Verify Resumes Operations After Federal Government Shutdown

Local Los Angeles Immigration attorney’s office, JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, has learned that the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program has resumed operations following the federal government shutdown. All E-Verify features and services are now once again available.

Adjustment of Status Los Angeles Field Office Liaison Questions

How is USCIS implementing Carrillo de Palacios for applicants with previous orders of deportation who filed applications for relief in reliance of Perez-Gonzales? What is the procedure executed when these people attend their I-130 or I-485 interviews? Are they being detained at the interview? USCIS Response: All cases will be reviewed and adjudicated on a […]

Fee’ing Motions for the Immigration Court: Room 1001

Memo from Mary Mucha, Directing Attorney Los Angeles County Bar Association Today I spoke to Dianne Armenteros (USCIS supervisor room 1001) regarding this problem about fee’ing Immigration Court Motions for the Los Angeles Immigration Court. Here is what she said. USCIS needs to “count” all cases that are processed in room 1001. They need to […]

USCIS Hosting Focus Group in the Greater Los Angeles Area

Do you live in the Greater Los Angeles Area? On May 15, USCIS will host three in-person focus group sessions soliciting feedback on the various ways in which you can interact with USCIS. Your feedback will help USCIS improve access to information and services for current and future customers. For details and to RSVP, please […]

Los Angeles Residents encouraged to contact Senator Feinstein for Immigration Bill push

Today the United States Senate is having the first mark-up of bill 744, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill. We now know that the “triggers” and Title I (border security) will be up first for amendments to be offered, debated and voted on. People from California interested in helping the immigration bill get passed are encouraged […]

CBP’s Automation of Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record

CBP’s New Arrival/Departure Record Process for Foreign Visitors Foreign visitors arriving in the United States – only via air or sea – who need to prove their legal-visitor status – to employers, school/universities or government agencies – will be able to access their U.S. Customs and Border Protection Arrival/Departure record information online when CBP starts […]