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Why Green Card Holders Should Apply for U.S. Citizenship

Many lawful permanent resident/Green Card holders residing in the United States have decided, for many reasons, not to apply for U.S. citizenship, even though they are eligible to do so. This decision can have consequences in the long run that many Green Card holders are unaware of, including possible deportation. Our immigration attorneys in Los […]

Washington and Colorado Latest States to Join Oregon in Not Complying with ICE Detainers

Since our U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles made the announcement that several county law enforcement agencies in Oregon had stopped complying with ICE immigration detainers, Washington and Colorado are the latest to also express their non-compliance with the requests. There have been at least 4 reported counties in Washington State and four in Colorado that have […]

USCIS Announces Form I-910 and Centralizes the Civil Surgeon Application

Our dedicated Los Angeles immigration attorneys stay current with the latest news in immigration and updates from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). JCS Immigration and Visa has just learned that USCIS has begin implementing a new process to adjudicate applications for civil surgeon designation centrally with the National Benefits Center. This new process […]

March 2014 Visa Bulletin Now Available

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office is located in Los Angeles, California but we serve clients across the United States and around the world. When an applicant for an immigrant visa is located outside of the United States, they must wait until a visa number is available from the Department of State before entering the […]

Changing Venue in LGBT Immigrant Visa Cases

JCS Immigration and Visa has been following changes in immigration procedures and law since the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor V. U.S., struck down key provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have been working to establish a procedure for changing the venue for immigrant visa processing in cases […]

CBP Meeting: E-3 Australian Visas and the Port of Entry

One of our staff immigration attorneys from JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office attended a quarterly Customs and Border Protection (CBP) liaison meeting with other U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles at LAX Airport. During the liaison meeting, the E-3 Australian employment visa was discussed and below are the minutes from that meeting. Question: If […]

Nonimmigrant Visa Interview Waiver Program Now Permanent

A pilot program was introduced by the Department of State in January 2012 called the two-year visa interview waiver pilot program. This became one of the cornerstones of President Obama’s initiative to improve and speed up the processing time for nonimmigrant visas for certain categories of travelers to the U.S. This pilot program has now […]

Happy Holidays from our Los Angeles Immigration Attorneys

Our office of Los Angeles immigration lawyers would like to wish everyone a happy holiday and express that we are available for a FREE consultation 356 days a year as we know the importance of your immigration questions. Please feel free to contact us at askattorney@gmail.com or by phone at +1 (213) 738-8700 with your […]

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 […]

Revised Form I-526 and Form I-824

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office located in Los Angeles, has successfully helped many clients obtain Conditional Permanent Resident status through Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. We have also worked with clients who needed to submit Form I-824, Application for Action on An Approved Application/Petition. Recently, USCIS has made changes to these forms […]