Archive for June, 2012

Fraud/Misrepresentation Charge of Inadmissibility under INA §212(a)(6)(c)

6/18/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

Last week, after over a year and a half of advocating with CBP officials, our office received official confirmation that we were successfully able to vacate a charge of inadmissibility under INA §212(a)(6)(c) (Fraud/Misrepresentation) for our client, a Canadian citizen, who had been issued a Expedited Order of Removal in 2010.  For additional information, please [...]Read More >

DHS to announce that it will offer deferred action to DREAMers.

6/15/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

AILA has informed its members that DHS will formally announce this morning that it will offer deferred action to DREAMers. According to AILA, to be eligible for deferred action applicants must: Be 15-30 years old, and have entered before age 16 Have been present in the U.S. for 5 years as of June 15, 2012 [...]Read More >

USCBP: No New F-1 Visa Stamp Needed After Changing Schools

6/13/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

During a recent liaison meeting between AILA and USCBP’s Chicago Field Office, the question was raised whether an F-1 visa student who had transferred to a new school required a new F-1 visa stamp with the new school’s name in order to re-enter the U.S. after travel abroad. The Chicago Field Office stated that as [...]Read More >

H-1B Visa Numbers Nearly Gone for 2013

6/4/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

As of June 1, 2012, USCIS has received approximately 55,600 H-1B visa petitions for this year’s H-1B visa cap. The annual numerical limit on H-1B visa numbers is 65,000. In the last cap update (May 25th, 2012), USCIS stated that it had received approximately 48,400 H-1B visa petitions. This means that 7,200 petitions were received in the [...]Read More >