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USCIS Customer Service Tools Outage

Our team of Los Angeles-based immigration lawyers has just learned that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be conducting system maintenance on Sunday, January 10th to their website. The maintenance will be done during the period of 12 AM to 6 PM Eastern Standard Time. During this period, their online customer service […]

U.S. Customs to Begin Biometric Entry/Exit Testing

Our Los Angeles immigration lawyers have learned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin testing new biometric technology at the Otay Mesa pedestrian U.S.-Mexico border crossing this week to enhance identifying certain non-U.S. citizens entering and exiting the United States. U.S. Customs uses biometric technology, including fingerprints, facial photographs and iris images in […]

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 […]

How do I get answers that I need for my questions about US immigration and visa?

JCS Immigration & Visa Law Office offers free consultation for general mmigration and visa law questions, and we love to help immigrants who call our office to ask questions about their options to navigate through the often complicated legal field that is immigration and visa law. Here are a  few tips from our immigration attorney, […]

5 Things You Need To Know To Get The Most Out of a Free Consultation with Immigration Lawyer

In this age of technology, immigrant clients who need information about immigration and visa laws often first try to find the answers on the internet. While there is nothing wrong with learning about immigration law and visa options on the internet, doing so can create confusion. Immigration law and policy often change quickly, and doing […]

Jeb Bush Sides with Obama’s Immigration Actions

Set to air on Monday on Fox News, an interview with Jeb Bush in which he suggests that he would wait until there are new laws passed by Congress before overturning any of President Obama’s executive immigration orders, if he were elected President. Our immigration lawyers in Los Angeles offer a free consultation and have […]

Mexican Consulates in the U.S. Now Issue Mexican Birth Certificates

As of January 15, 2015, Consulates of Mexico in the U.S. will issue certified copies of birth certificates registered in Mexico. In order for an individual to obtain a certified copy of his or her birth certificate from the Mexican Consulate, the Mexican citizen will need to do the following: Visit the nearest Mexican Consulate/Embassy; […]

President Obama Will Address the Nation on Immigration Reform on November 20th

With great excitement that our U.S. immigration attorneys are pleased to announce that tomorrow night, President Obama will address the nation to present the executive actions he is taking to institute new immigration law reforms.This is expected to be a step towards remedying problems in the current U.S immigration system. Although the Senate passed a bipartisan […]

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USCIS Celebrates Veteran’s Day with U.S. Citizenship Ceremonies

Our U.S. immigration lawyers in Los Angeles would like to say thank you to all the Veteran’s of America for your service to our great nation! On November 11, we celebrate Veterans Day to honor past and present members of the United States Armed Forces for their service to our country. Each year, USCIS holds […]

The U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Two Immigration Cases. Their Decision May Impact Your Immigration Options!

As immigration lawyers, we love hearing of news that has potential to greatly help change the lives of many of our immigrant clients through justice and by providing additional immigration options to those who feel helpless. We are excited to hear of the announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases involving immigration […]