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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!

06.12.14

Article "What Is The Political Calculus On Immigration Reform?" as published in the Immigration Daily on June 10, 2014 with Comments

06.06.14  

What Is The Political Calculus On Immigration Reform?

05.07.14

Article "Completion of Data Entry on All FY 2015 H-1B Cap Petitions – Does it Mean no More Hope if You Have Not Yet Received the Receipt?" as published in the Immigration Daily on May 6, 2014.

05.03.14  

Completion of Data Entry on All FY 2015 H-1B Cap Petitions – Does it Mean no More Hope if You Have Not Yet Received the Receipt?

04.21.14

Article "Interesting Updates from the 2014 AILA Spring Conference" as published in the Immigration Daily on April 18, 2014.

04.19.14

Article "In Nonprecedent Decision, AAO Addresses Meaning of "Doing Business" For Purposes of Multinational Executive/Managerial I-140 Petition" which was published in 91 Interpreter Releases 589 (Apr. 7, 2014), © 2014 Thomson Reuters, is reprinted with Thomson Reuter's permission. For additional information on Interpreter Releases visit http://legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/Newsletter/Interpreter-Releases/p/100029523.

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

Articles, Questions & Answers

08.25.14   1.Are There Risks in Returning Overseas When in H-1B Status When the H-1B Will Expire Close to the Time of the Planned Return to the U. S.?
2.Are There Risks in Traveling Overseas During the Period of OPT When the Student is Unemployed?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on August 24, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.22.14   1.H4 and H1 Questions
2.U.S. Citizenship
3.Could the Department of State Argue that Since I Was Giving Child Support, I Was Separated from My Wife and Affect Petition Process?
4.Selective Services
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 22, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.15.14   1.H-1B Recapture
2.O-1 Visa Application for Green Card
3.I Need Information for Filling Out I-134 for My Fiancée
4.Am I Still A Legal Immigrant?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 15, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.12.14   September 2014 Visa Chart
08.09.14   VT, TX, CA, NE & NBC Processing Times Updated
08.08.14   1.What Happens If the Illegal Immigrant Doesn’t Get Approved for the Provisional Waiver?
2.DACA & EOIR-29
3.Can I Get Your Opinion on My Case?
4.I Applied for I-751 to Remove Conditions on Residence.
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 8, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.02.14   1.I Am A U.S. Citizen Marrying An Immigrant Which Form Do I File to Get My Spouse a Green Card?
2.I'm 17 And Looking Forward to Enlist into U.S. Marines but Requires Residency and I'm Illegal with a Deferred Action. Can I Apply for Legal Residency?
3.What Kind of Job Are Count Toward EB-5?
4.How Do I Get Back in Legal Status?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 1, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.25.14   1.Dual Citizen Required to Register for Selective Service
2.Can My Wife Start Working on Approved H-1B From 1st Oct While Being in US on H4 Without Leaving U.S.?
3.Green Card for Mother in U.S. on B2 Visa
4.I Am Authorized to Work on My CPT. My Employer Paid Me in Personal Cheque. He Says Payroll Isn’t Set Yet As It’s a New Company.
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 25, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.18.14   1.Can an International Student Invest in a Business?
2.Can my Husband, Father of Four American Citizen Children and Eight Grandchildren Come Back to USA?
3.Can I File I-485 While I'm on DUI Probation?
4.Will It Affect My Son's Immigration Case If I Take State Sponsored Healthcare?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 18, 2014
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.14.14   1.No Notice Although Priority Date Already Current – What Should the Petitioner Do?
2.Green Card Holder Thinking of Applying I-130 for Child in U. S. Wonders if U.S.C.I.S. Will Ask Him to Supply His/Her Financial Information.
3.Mather Wants to Keep the Same Preference Category Even After Naturalizing Because the Current One is Faster – Can She Do It?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on July 13, 2014
(English) (Newspaper Clipping) (Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.11.14   1.Will I Have Problems With My Adjustment of Status?
2.May I be Qualified for an H-3 Special Education Visa Having a Background in Business?
3.F-2 to F-1 Change Of Status With Name Mentioned in Spouse's Pending I-140 EB2-NIW Petition?
4.Employment Authorization Document?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 11, 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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