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 17 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!

11.22.14

Article "The President's Play on Immigration - Big or Small or Not at All and Expected Consequences" as published in the Immigration Daily on November 19, 2014 with Comments.

11.18.14  

The President's Play on Immigration - Big or Small or Not at All and Expected Consequences

11.03.14

Article "Alarming Developments to Occur If Pro-Immigration Forces Do Not Vote on November 4th in Battleground States" as published in the Immigration Daily on November 3, 2014 with Comments.

11.01.14  

Alarming Developments to Occur If Pro-Immigration Forces Do Not Vote on November 4th in Battleground States

10.04.14

Alan Lee Selected as Super Lawyer in New York Metro Area for 2014

09.12.14

Article "Holding The Senate Is The Goal, But Could President Obama Be Wrong About The Means To Do It?" as published in the Immigration Daily on September 12, 2014

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

Articles, Questions & Answers

12.19.14   1.Can I Get a Green Card for My Wife Without Going Back to the States Ahead of Her to Set Up Domicile?
2.I was Served a NTA Before an Immigration Judge Without a Date After an Asylum Interview
3.Adjusted My Status But What Are My Options if I Want to Vacation Back Home and Come Back to the U.S.
4.How Long Can I Stay in the USA If I Plan to Marry my American fiancée?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on December 19, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
12.15.14   Options Where Person Dissatisfied with Immigration Court Decision 2 Months Later and Wants to Do Something.
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on December 14, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
12.12.14   1.Overstay Visa
2.Green Card Through a Permanent Resident Parent
3.Can I Travel Abroad and Reenter in USA After Two Months With a I-551 Stamp in a Foreign Passport?
4.Child Born Abroad to a U.S. Citizen
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on December 12, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
12.10.14   VT, TX, CA, NE & NBC Processing Times Updated
12.09.14   January 2015 Visa Chart
12.05.14   1.Will Traffic Citation (Speeding Ticket) Cause Problem at Naturalization Interview?
2.Can I Work in U.S. Given That I Do Not Get Money in U.S.
3.Will I Lose My Papers If I Go To My Country of Origin to Renew My Passport?
4.Fraudulent Misrepresentation Wavier
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on December 5, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.28.14   1.OPT and Working Visa
2.What is the Process for Green Card Through Marriage for DACA Beneficiary?
3.Do I Have to Apply for OPT(F1 status) Even I File for I-765 Through My Husband who is a Citizen?
4.J1 to F2 to H1B
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on November 28, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.21.14   1.What Do You Recommend?
2.Two Labor Applications by Two Different Employers
3.Termination of Status After I-751 Approval
4.Proof to File the OPT Motion to Reopen the Case?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on November 21, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.20.14   1.Has Green Card, but Also Has Another File with Immigration Under Another Name and Birth Date – What Happens If Reader Travels or Applies for Citizenship?
2.Can Parents Immigrate When Child Becomes a U. S. Citizen Where Parents Have Deportation Records?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on November 16, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.07.14   1.Should I Re-file I-130?
2.Can I Work Overseas While Having a Green Card Without Losing it?
3.Can My Wife Apply for A Green Card?
4.I Am Not A U.S. Resident Nor a Citizen, Can I Financially Sponsor My Parents in Their Visa Applications?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on November 7, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
10.31.14   1.Will Applying for SNAP Benefits Affect My Sponsorship Application?
2.Someone I Know Is An Illegal Alien Who Immigrated from Mexico
3.Can I Change My Job on a J1 Waiver H-1B Visa?
4.On M1 Visa- Old School Closed, Application to Transfer Was Done Too Late Because of Inaccurate Information From the DSO- Request Denied
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on October 31, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
Previously published articles and Q&As (2013~ Present) (2011~2013) (2008~2010) (2005~2007) (2002~2004)
Previously published Website Reader Q&A (2006-2009)

 

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