Tag Archives: Lawful Permanent Resident

3 Crucial Pieces of Evidence for a Marriage-Based Green Card

This post is intended as resources for applicants of green card based on marriage to understand the types of evidence that are crucial to the approval of the application. Individuals who apply for adjustment of status based on marriage to a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident receive a Green Card subsequent to approval of […]

USCIS Immigrant Fee Process Now Much Easier!

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have been informed by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that they have now simplified the process for paying the required USCIS Immigrant Fee. The new changes result in a reduction of the information an immigrant must provide to USCIS and a much simpler payment process. In response to […]

What is the Immigration Status of a Child Born Abroad to Two Permanent Residents?

Q:  My spouse and I are both U.S. Lawful Permanent resident Green Card holders who are currently residing abroad in Canada for the next year. My wife is pregnant and we are expecting the birth in Canada by the end of the year. How do we make sure our child can return to the U.S. with us? A:  The […]

Eligibility for Employment Authorization to Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B

Effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 nonimmigrant dependents of H-1B workers who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status. The director of USCIS amended the regulations to allow these H-4 dependent spouses to accept authorized employment in the United States. “Allowing the spouses […]

File Request to Renew/Replace Green Card Online Using USCIS ELIS

Beginning November 12, 2014 USCIS will allow Form I-90, Application to Replace or Renew Permanent Resident Card, to be filed online using the USCIS ELIS online system. The new implementation of Form I-90 online will be a two-stage process. At first, USCIS will allow for a 72-hour limited introduction period from November 12 at 10 […]

Replacing or Renewing Your Green Card

At JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, our immigration attorneys in Los Angeles get asked this quite often: “how do I replace or renew my Green Card?”. If you are a lawful permanent resident or a “Green Card” holder, there are certain circumstances in which you need to know how to renew or get a […]

Requests for Evidence in Error for F-2A Spouse Petitions

At JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles, we have helped hundreds of clients successfully apply for and be granted Lawful Permanent Resident status from their marriage to a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (F-2A). Our team of experienced Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers have noticed a trend of USCIS issuing erroneous […]

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Failure to Complete Membership/Affiliation Question May Trigger RFE

United States Immigration attorneys are reporting to JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office that some lawyers are receiving Requests for Evidence (RFE) from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regarding Form I-485. Part 3, Question C of Form I-485, which asks about membership or affiliation with any organization, club, group, etc. as well as […]

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Waiver of Adjustment Interview In Certain Immediate Relative One-Stop Applications

What is the procedure for determining whether to waive an adjustment interview where the family relationship is parent-child? Although some cases are forwarded to the CSC for processing without interview, other cases do undergo interview at the local office. As of August 1, 2012, NBC stopped shipping I-485 cases that met the interview waiver criteria […]