EB-5 Immigrant Investor Regional Centers - Check list of registered EB-5 regional Centers with USCIS.
USCIS Online Case Status Search - Check the status of your case with USCIS through this link.

Infopass - You may make an appointment with USCIS officer through this link.

Freedom of Information Act Status Search - Check the status of your FOIA request with USCIS through this link.

STEM Designated Degree Programs - Click here for STEM List for F-1 Students eligible for 24 months OPT Extension.


We are a full service lawfirm practicing exclusively in immigration & nationality law
for more than 30 years.
Business & other Non-Immigrant Visas, H-1B, L-1, etc.
Employment Immigration
(PERM)
Employment Immigration (EB11/EB12/EB13/NIW)

Investor Immigration
Family Immigration
Litigation/Complex Areas

News Update!

08.02.16

Article "I-601A Expansion Rule Comes Out To Cover All Case Classes With Eligibility To Immigrate Including Family Members And Those With Removal Orders" as published in the Immigration Daily on August 1, 2016.

07.30.16  

I-601A Expansion Rule Comes Out To Cover All Case Classes With Eligibility To Immigrate Including Family Members And Those With Removal Orders.

07.12.16

Article "Last Chance For Obama Immigration Legacy To Benefit Significant Number Of Undocumented Under I-601A Expansion Rule Slipping Away?" as published in the Immigration Daily on July 12, 2016.

07.11.16  

Last Chance For Obama Immigration Legacy To Benefit Significant Number Of Undocumented Under I-601A Expansion Rule Slipping Away?

06.24.16

Article "Supreme Court Ties 4-4 On US v. TEXAS, Placing Burden For Immigration Relief On Next Administration" as published in the Immigration Daily on June 23, 2016.

06.23.16  

Supreme Court Ties 4-4 On US v. TEXAS, Placing Burden For Immigration Relief On Next Administration

Previously Published News Updates (2014 - Present) (2012-2013) (2007 -2011)

Articles, Questions & Answers

08.26.16   1.H-1B Transfer
2.Is the Rule of 365 Days Out-of-US Rule Still Applies When I Am Switching From H-1B to J-1 and Then to J-1 Waiver As I Will be on H-1B Status During J-1?
3.Will a Non-US Citizen be Able to Enter the US After 10 Years Committing a Misdemeanor?
4.H-1B1 Visa
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 26, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.24.16   VT, TX, CA, NE & NBC Processing Times Updated
08.19.16   1.F-2 Change to F-1 Visa
2.How Long Does It Take to Switch a L-1A Visa to an EB-1C Green Card?
3.Getting an Immigrant Visa Based On Travel Document
4.Is the Ground of Divorce An Issue for Immigration?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 19, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.12.16   1.Do You Have to Re-file Paperwork After Marriage to Change Your Last Name or Is There a Different Way?
2.H-1B to F-1?
3.My Wife Asked Me for a Divorce the Same Day She Was Approved for a CR1 Visa. What Are My Options?
4.Will I Be Able to Enter the U.S. Via Port of Entry Without a Physical I-797 Approval Notice?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 12, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.08.16   1.From B-1/B-2 to H-1B?
2.Advance Parole
3.Form N-400 Regarding My Wife's Status?
4.Emergency Travel Out of the Country with Pending H-1 to H-4 Change Of Status
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 5, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.08.16   September 2016 Visa Chart
08.04.16   1. Applying for EB-5 investment, how do I get the money out of China?
2. Heard from Others That We Can Get Green Card Through Setting Up Company and Using L-1 Visa. Please comment.
3.Questions Concerning Reentry Permit Holder Out of U. S. Extensively.
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on July 31, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.30.16   1.Does My Son Must be Registered for Selective Service?
2.What Affect Does a Misdemeanor Charge Have My U.S. Citizenship Application?
3.I Currently Hold a TN Status With My Employer and I Recently Received An Offer From Another Employer, Can I Apply for a New TN Visa Before Resigning?
4.I Am on H-1 Visa on USA. In My Passport My Father Name is 'ABC' But Actual Name Is ‘ACB’. Should I Correct My Passport? Will it Affect On My Green Card?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 29, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.23.16   1.I Would Like to Know How I Can Start My Green Card Process.
2.Does USCIS Care About Joint Sponsor’s Last Three Years of Income?
3.Is There Currently An I-864 "Glitch" with RFE?
4.I Got a Misdemeanor for Conspiracy to Sell a Firearm. Can I Apply for Adjustment of Status?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 22, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.21.16   1. Entered Country Illegally, Married to U. S. Citizen, Have Kids, Do I Qualify for Ten-year Green Card?
2. F-1 Student, Had a Problem in School, and School Voided My Status – Still Want to Go to School. What to Do?
3.Is my DACA Status Canceled by the Supreme Court?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on July 17, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.15.16   1.Filing From Permanent Green Card After Getting a Divorce.
2.US Citizen
3.I Am an American Woman, Planning to File a K-3 Visa for My Husband, Who is Egyptian.
4.Caught at the Border, Did Asylum, Didn't Go To My Hearing and Was Given a Final Order of Deportation.
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 15, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.09.16   1.Can H-1B Holder Own a Website In U.S.?
2.When I Stated working My Social Security Number Was Written With One Number Wrong. Is This a Cause for Deportation?
3.Adjust Status Form I-485
4.What Are K-1 Problems/Issues We Might Run Into During the NVC Process?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 8, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
Previously published articles and Q&As (2014~ Present) (2011~2013) (2008~2010) (2005~2007) (2002~2004)
Previously published Website Reader Q&A (2006-2009)

 

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