Tag Archives: U.S. citizen

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 to Welcome 20,000 New U.S. Citizens for Presidents Day

Our LA immigration attorneys are pleased to announce that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will welcome nearly 20,000 new U.S. citizens in Naturalization ceremonies around Presidents Day. In honor of our nation’s first president, George Washington and all presidents who have led this country, USCIS is hosting more than 180 U.S. citizenship ceremonies […]

Delay in Green Cards for Parents of U.S. Citizens

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have just learned at the Los Angeles USCIS District Director’s meeting that there is substantial delay for petitions from U.S. citizen sons and daughters to parents for adjustment of status. USCIS anticipates processing time in excess of 10 months currently. USCIS officers stated that these type of applications normally will […]

Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program to Offer Relief for Haitians.

We are excited to announce that the Department of Homeland Security will begin implementing a new parole program, starting in early 2015, for eligible Haitian nationals. The Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program will expedite the reunification for certain eligible Haitian family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. This program is designed to […]

Michelle Obama on Immigration: Top Priority

  Michelle Obama sounded off yesterday on immigration, while participating in the swearing-in of 50 new U.S. citizens. The First Lady of the United States participating to express her ongoing support for stalled efforts in Congress to overhaul United States immigration law. “Today, here in Washington, folks are still debating whether or not to fix […]

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 […]

U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines Closed November 13-15, 2013

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles, California, has just been informed by the U.S. Department of State that due to the unfortunate typhoon incident in the Philippines, the American Citizen Services Section of the U.S. Embassy Manila will be closed. The American Citizen Services (ACS) Section at the United States Embassy […]