Tag Archives: Marriage Green Card

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 […]

Court Rules Grant of TPS is an Admission for Adjustment of Status Purposes

Exciting news came last week when a decision from a District Court held that a noncitizen’s grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) qualifies as “inspection and admission”into the United States. Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), inspection and admission to the United States are requirements to be eligible to become a U.S. Lawful Permanent […]

USCIS Limits Validity Period for All Green Card Medical Exams

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced last week that beginning June 1, 2014, the agency is limiting the validity period for all Forms I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, to that of one year from the date of submission to USCIS. This is the form used when every Green Card applicant, […]

Same-Sex Marriage Adjustment of Status Questions

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) recently held a liaison meeting with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). JCS Immigration and Visa, a Los Angeles immigration lawyers office, has obtained these questions and answers and provided them below. Q: Please confirm that all USCIS local field offices are adjudicating same-sex marriage cases and not holding […]

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 […]

Workload Transfer From National Benefits Center (NBC) to Service Centers

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles, has just received notice that USCIS recently began transferring some casework from the National Benefits Center (NBC) to Service Centers, such as the Nebraska, Texas and California Service Centers to balance overall operational workload. The affected casework includes the following form: I-130, Petition for Alien […]

Form I-751 Application Processing Time

Here at JCS IMMIGRATION LAW OFFICE our Los Angeles immigration law office has seen longer processing times on our I-751 Removal of Conditional green card filing. Immigration lawyers in our Los Angeles office often have to contact USCIS to push the case forward for specific cases, which are outside normal processing time. Even those cases […]

How to Properly Track a Pending I-751

Determining the Correct I-751 Receipt Notice Number Attorneys should be aware that the receipt number listed on a receipt notice for Form I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence is not the actual receipt number for that case. In fact, if the receipt number shown on the receipt notice for the I-751 is tracked through the […]

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My Experience with Marriage Green Card Application Process

My Experience Regarding Marriage Green Card Process I have handled a fair share of marriage green card applications, and I have found that the USCIS adjudicating system is grossly inapt to determine whether a marriage is bona fide.  Marriage is an inherently personal decision, and spouses from different cultures may choose to live their marriage […]