Archive for July, 2012

K-4 Visa Holder Cannot File for Green Card Based on Own Marriage to U.S. Citizen

7/24/2012 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

In the case, Matter of Valenzuela, 25 I&N Dec. 867 (BIA 2012), the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) held that a K-4 visa holder (i.e. the son/daughter of a K-3 visa holder) could only file an application for adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence based on the I-130 petition filed by the K-3 visa [...]Read More >

Federal Court Affirms USCIS Denial of H-1B Visa for Financial and Operations Analyst

7/19/2012 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

In the court case, Palace Wine & Spirits, Inc. v. USCIS, which was not handled by our office, a liquor sales and business acquisition company with seventeen employees filed an H-1B visa petition in order to employ an individual in a part-time “Operations and Finance Analyst” position. USCIS denied the H-1B petition finding that the [...]Read More >