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Immigration Processing Now at Crisis Levels

By: Reuben Seguritan   The USCIS has been plagued with delays in processing petitions and applications since President Trump took office in 2017. The USCIS admits that there is a net backlog in all of their cases. Net backlog means that the active cases are past their targeted time completion goal. Millions of cases are Read the full article…

Denials of U.S. immigrant visas skyrocket after little-heralded rule change
US immigrants pay billions of dollars in taxes each year
New Data Show H-1B Denial Rates Reaching Highest Levels
U.S. Wants to Allow More Foreign Workers While Also Restricting Immigration
Passing A Bad Check Can Lead to Deportation

By: Reuben Seguritan   The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) states that an alien convicted of two or more crimes involving moral turpitude, not arising out of a single scheme of criminal misconduct is removable from the United States. The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) defines a “crime involving moral turpitude” as one which is Read the full article…

Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2020

By Reuben Seguritan   The H-1B program allows companies located in the US to hire foreign nationals for certain occupations which require a bachelor’s degree or higher. The jobs may be in the science, engineering, teaching, health and legal professions. The H-1B visa is a nonimmigrant temporary work visa.   There are 2 caps, namely Read the full article…

Trump Crackdown Unnerves Immigrants, and the Farmers Who Rely on Them
Concerns rise over U.S. plan to close all overseas immigration offices
Adjustment of Status for Fiance(e) and Children

By Reuben Seguritan A person who enters the US with a K-1 (fiancé(e)) visa must marry the US citizen petitioner- fiancé(e) within 90 days from entering the US. If the K-1 visa fiancé(e) has a child, the child may also enter the US with a K-2 visa. The child must be less than 21 years Read the full article…