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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!

07.17.15

Article "FDNS site visits voluntary." as published in the Immigration Daily on July 14, 2015.

07.11.15

Article "Suit seeking to have consuls explain visa decisions loses in Supreme Court." as published in the Immigration Daily on July 10, 2015.

07.10.15

Article "How to ask for prosecutorial discretion in detention or removal proceedings." as published in the Immigration Daily on July 9, 2015.

07.09.15

Article "Modification of Policy Towards Mexican/Central American Detainees." as published in the Immigration Daily on July 8, 2015.

06.18.15

Article "RFE’s On Drawn Out I-485’s; NVC Problems; July Visa Bulletin Good For China-Born; PERM Case Without Employer Signature on Audit Response; DHS Civil Immigration Enforcement Priority Cards." as published in the Immigration Daily on June 17, 2015.

06.16.15  

RFE’s On Drawn Out I-485’s; NVC Problems; July Visa Bulletin Good For China-Born; PERM Case Without Employer Signature on Audit Response; DHS Civil Immigration Enforcement Priority Cards.

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

Articles, Questions & Answers

07.31.15   1.Boyfriend Entered U.S Legally, Visa Expired. What Can We Do If We Get Married?
2.Lawyer Please Help
3.Can I Enter the US on a Valid Visit Visa if I'm a Derivative on My Husband's Asylum Case?
4.I Am Foreign Trained Physical Therapist on H-1B (6th Year with I-140 Approved) Under Previous Employer with MS Degree in USA
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 31, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.30.15   VT, TX, CA, NE & NBC Processing Times Updated
07.28.15   1.How Can I Get a Permanent Green Card When My I-751 Was Just Denied and I Am Being Served to Go To the Immigration Court?
2.Should I Admit that I Worked Illegally in Sending in My Paperwork for Immigration Based on Marriage to a U. S. Citizen?
3.As a Permanent Resident, Are There Restrictions on Traveling Multiple Times During a Calendar Year With the Majority of Time Being Spent Overseas?
4.Overstay Has US-born Child About to be 21 – Can Child Sponsor and If So How?
5.What Will Happen to Me When I Overstay My Visa in This Country?
6.What Happens If I Change Employers After My I-140 Petition Is Approved?
7.H-1B Questions
8.As a Crewman, What Happens If I Decide Not to Join the Ship?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on July 26, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.24.15   1.Once I Received my Green Card, Am I Required to Remain in the Same Job Until Contract Expires?
2.Immigration
3.What Can We Do to Get a Refund?
4.How Long Would it Take for Me to Get my Green Card?
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 24, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.18.15

Article "Proposed I-601A Expansion Rule Exciting in Giving Right to Apply to All Family and Employment-based Petition Applicants, Visa Lottery Winners, and Certain Special Immigrants!" as published in the Immigration Daily on July 17, 2015.

07.17.15   Proposed I-601A Expansion Rule Exciting in Giving Right to Apply to All Family and Employment-based Petition Applicants, Visa Lottery Winners, and Certain Special Immigrants!
07.17.15   1.Will I Be Able to Get my Money Back From the Company who Filed for my Visa?
2.Interview Question
3.Can I do Anything While I'm Waiting for the Visa Bulletin Date to be Current?
4.My Friend on an H4 Visa and 1-140 Approved. Her Green Card is Still a Few Years Away.
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 17, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.10.15   August 2015 Visa Chart
07.10.15   1.Can I Get Driver License If I Am an Illegal Immigrant?
2.Charged With Indecent Exposure and The Case is Not Resolved Yet
3.Can I Function with An EAD Card with a Little Spelling Mistake on It?
4.Can My Wife Come Here Via Tourist Visa While Waiting for Her Spousal Visa
Q&A's published on Lawyers.com and the Epoch Times on July 10, 2015
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
07.07.15   1.Am I Subject to the H-1B Cap or Not?
2.Can We Take the Earliest Priority Date from Daughter’s Brother’s Petition Instead of Parents’ to Allow Daughter to Immigrate Faster Under Parents’ Petition?
3.How to Get B-2 Visa for Daughter Who Wants to See U. S. Before Immigrating to See Its Suitability?
4.I Lost Immigration Receipt Number – How Do I Check the Case Now?
5.I Know that I Was Deported – How Do I Find Out For How Long Since I Lost All Papers?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on July 5, 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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