Archive for the ‘Green Card (Family)’ Category

TN Visa to Green Card Approval – Marriage to U.S. Citizen

12/17/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Recently, one of our clients – Canadian citizen in the U.S. on a TN visa – was approved for a Green Card after marriage to a U.S. citizen. For more information about the case, visit Brian Zuccaro’s blog, available here.Read More >

New DOS Fees

9/3/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Item No. Proposed Fee Current Fee Change in Fee PASSPORT AND CITIZENSHIP SERVICES 8. Administrative Processing of Formal Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship  $2,350  $450  $1,900 NONIMMIGRANT VISA SERVICES 21. Nonimmigrant Visa Application and Border Crossing Card Processing Fees(per person): (c) E category nonimmigrant visa $205 $270 ($65) (d) K category nonimmigrant visa $265 $240 $25 [...]Read More >

New Policy on Validity of Medical Exam Report (Form I-693)

5/30/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

USCIS has announced that beginning June 1, 2014 it will limit the validity of all Forms I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, to one year from the date of submission to USCIS. USCIS will also now require that applicants submit their Form I-693 to USCIS within one year of completing their medical examination. [...]Read More >

USCIS Transfers I-130 Petitions Due to Backlogs

1/6/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Due to processing delays of I-130 petitions filed by U.S. citizens for their immediate relatives, USCIS is transferring some of these petitions from the National Benefits Center to the Nebraska, Texas, or California service centers in order to improve the processing times for these petitions. Individuals whose petitions have been transferred should receive an I-797 [...]Read More >

Navigating through USCIS, EOIR, ICE for a Successful Conclusion

9/11/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

A few months ago, a colleague of ours referred a case to us – a fairly complicated case involving Form I-751 with a waiver of the joint filing requirement, as well as removal proceedings, and which had already involved four immigration attorneys who were unable to successfully resolve the matter. When our client was referred [...]Read More >