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Some Central Americans Can Now Seek U.S. Refugee Status from Home

President Obama announced today, in an effort to discourage thousands of unaccompanied children from trying to enter the U.S. illegally, an instruction to immigration officials and the U.S. Department of State, to allows nationals of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to apply for refugee status in their home nation for the first time ever. The […]

Update for Processing of Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition

Our U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles continually receive updates from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on the latest immigration news and changes in practices of USCIS. Beginning today, in a phased approach to enhance customer service, USCIS is improving the way it processes Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petitions. USCIS will begin transferring […]