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!

08.13.15

Article "Open Criminal Cases During I-485 Adjustment Of Status Applications." as published in the Immigration Daily on August 12, 2015.

08.12.15

Article "EB-5 Suit Filed On Whether Investors' Loans From Own Companies Were Lawful Source Of Funds." as published in the Immigration Daily on August 11, 2015.

08.10.15

Article "H-1B Recapture of Time Using CBP History." as published in the Immigration Daily on August 10, 2015.

08.07.15

Article "H-1B Lottery Recap And Processing Explanation." as published in the Immigration Daily on August 7, 2015.

08.06.15

Article "PERM Does Not Require Original Tear Sheets." as published in the Immigration Daily on August 6, 2015.

08.05.15

Article "LCA Rule Is 7 Working and Not Actual Days For Processing." as published in the Immigration Daily on August 5, 2015.

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

Articles, Questions & Answers

09.04.15   1.Would my Spouse Benefit from New Obama Action?
2.Immigration
3.Should I Renew My Passport First Before a Petition is Filed for Me?
4.Do I Need to Complete Biometrics Again?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on September 4, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.31.15   1.Under What Circumstances is a Police Certificate from the Home Country Required, and How to Get It.
2.I Lost My Naturalization Certificate – What Should I Do?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on August 31, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.28.15   1.Pardon Waiver After Visa Interview
2.Form I-485
3.I Recently Applied for Citizenship, Case Still Pending But A Family Member Passed Away in My Home Country
4.Will a Divorce Affect My Immigration Status?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 28, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.24.15   1.A Mother’s Choice – Keeping the Asylum Case to Include Her Son or Bing Petitioned by Her Daughter Which Does not Include the Son
2.Processing F-4 Sibling Case at the NVC, or Why is This Taking So Long to Get a Response?
3.I’m a Permanent Resident and Have Not Been in the U. S. For Most of the Past Year – Can I Use My Green Card to Enter the U. S.
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on August 23, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.21.15   VT, TX, CA, NE & NBC Processing Times Updated
08.21.15   1.What is Alternative for Marriage Certificate for Filing I-485?
2.How Can I Ask to Testify via Telephone for Immigration Court If I Am Unable to Make it to Court?
3.Should I Let the NOIR Expire or Officially Withdraw My Husband's CR1 Case?
4.What is My Current Status If I Was Approved for the DACA
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 21, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.17.15   1.I Lost My Naturalization Certificate – What Should I Do?
2.Taking Care of Elderly Mother in China and Trying to Keep the Green Card.
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on August 16, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.14.15   1.Notice of Intent to Revoke on an Expired H-1B Petition
2.Priority Country Switch
3.What is the Difference Between a K-1 Visa and a Fiancé Visa?
4.Sponsor's Income
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 14, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.12.15   September 2015 Visa Chart
08.11.15   1.How to Get B-2 Visa for Daughter Who Wants to See U. S. Before Immigrating to See its Suitability?
2.Am I Subject to the H-1B Cap or Not?
3.Can We Take the Earliest Priority Date From Daughter’s Brother’s Petition Instead of Parent's to Allow Daughter to Immigrate Faster Under Parent's Petition?
4.I Lost Immigration Receipt Number – How do I Check the Case Now?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on August 9, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
08.07.15   1.If You Are Deported, Are You Effectively "Banned" From the Country? Could You Return?
2.Am I Allowed to Apply Asylum?
3.Will I Be Out of Status If My Company Stops My Payroll While I Am On L-1 Extension
4.Can I Apply for a Medical Visa Again After Overstaying in US?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on August 7, 2015
(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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