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)
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News Update!

11.15.16

Article "What Should You Do About Your Immigration Situation in a Donald Trump Presidency?" as published in the Immigration Daily on November 14, 2016.

10.14.16

Article "Immigration Reform Requires Congress Readjustment And Everyone’s Vote" as published in the Immigration Daily on October 14, 2016.

10.07.16

Alan Lee, Esq. Selected As Super Lawyer For 2016 in New York

09.28.16

Article "Should Asian Americans Vote a Straight Democratic Ticket?" as published in the Immigration Daily on September 26, 2016.

09.24.16  

Should Asian Americans Vote a Straight Democratic Ticket?

08.31.16

Article "I-601A Expansion Rule Forms and Instructions Provide No Surprises - Dependents Need Own Qualifying USC or LPR Spouse or Parent to File Waive" as published in the Immigration Daily on August 30, 2016.

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

Articles, Questions & Answers

12.02.16   1.Can an EU Company Owner Provide Services for US Customers While on the J-2 in US?
2.Indian Born Australian Citizen - Green Card
3.Served 10 Years Ban
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on December 2, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.30.16   VT, TX, CA, NE,Potomac, IPO & NBC Processing Times Updated
11.28.16   1.Can I Work in the U.S. While Under Tourist Visa?
2.Am I a U.S. Citizen?
3.Daughter Is In a Relationship With An Illegal Immigrant.
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on November 25, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.20.16   1.My I-130 Petition For My Child Has Been Sent to the NVC, What Does It Mean?
2.AWOL, Filed for Renewal of Green Card, Discharged for AWOL, Just Filed Immigrant Visa Petitions for Family in Malaysia Which Were Approved – Is My Green Card Safe?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on November 20, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.18.16   1.Can I Still Apply for Citizenship If I Was on Probation For Assault and Battery?
2.I Am on F-2 Visa Status and Need to Change It to F-1. I Also Have a Pending Asylum Case. Does My Pending Asylum Case Make My Change of Status Denied?
3.How to Avoid Deportation?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on November 18, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.15.16   1.With H-1B Stamp in Passport, Is It Ok For Me to Come to U. S. Under B-1/B-2 Visa?
2.Where Petitioner Dies, Can the Petition be Continued Under Another Preference Class Where the Circumstances of Person Being Sponsored Change?
3.Will Late Registration of Birth Give Me a Hard Time at The Interview?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on November 13, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.11.16   1.I-797 Consulate Different Than Home Country
2.Petition for Relative - Sister
3.EAD Extension
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on November 11, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.09.16   December 2016 Visa Chart
11.08.16   1.Came to the U. S. 2 Years Ago, Going to Get Married, What Do We Do Now For Me to Get the Green Card?
2.How Can My Fiancé Stay in the U. S. Legally After His J-1 Visa Expires at the End of November 2016?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on November 6, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.04.16   1.I Came On an F-1 Visa and Plan on Asking for Asylum
2.Check Status of Naturalization Case
3.How to Apply for Reentry Where Criminal Conviction Which Was Basis for Deportation Has Been Vacated?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on November 4, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
11.01.16   1.Will My Incidents With the Police in the Past Affect the Judgment of an I-601A Application By Me?
2.If I Have an Immigration Court Decision Giving Me Withholding of Removal, the A10 Card, Am I Eligible for the I-601A Program?
3.Just Got Married – How Soon Before My Husband Can Come Here?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on October 30, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
10.28.16   1.Can My Wife Still Change Her Status From F-2 To F-1, Without Having Her Visa Stamp?
2.Green Card Filing – EB-1 Category - Spouse Last Name in Birth Certificate and Passport Are Different
3.Coming to the U.S. on the Visa Waiver Program
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on October 28, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
10.24.16   1.My New H-1B Employer Is Not Paying Me During the Time of Transfer
2.What Is My Status Now Where I File While Legal for Change of Status But Was Denied After My Status Expired?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on October 23, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
10.21.16   1.Status-Reentry
2.What Happen If a Minor Child Tries to Come to USA After He Overstayed Before?
3.I May Be a Victim of Marriage/Immigration Fraud, Should I Contact Immigration Enforcement?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on October 21, 2016
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
Previously published articles and Q&As (2016~ Present) (2014~ 2015) (2011~2013) (2008~2010) (2005~2007) (2002~2004)
Previously published Website Reader Q&A (2006-2009)

 

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