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Pointers In Petitioning A Relative

By Reuben Seguritan   Form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative is filed with the USCIS in order to bring a relative to the US as a lawful permanent resident (LPR). US citizens can file form I-130 for their spouse (including same-sex marriage), unmarried or married child and their parents or brother or sister as long Read the full article…

Rescission of Adjustment of Status

By Reuben S. Seguritan   October 3, 2018     The adjustment of status of a person may be rescinded if he was in fact not eligible for such adjustment.   The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can initiate the rescission of the adjustment of status within 5 years from the date on the green Read the full article…

More Workplace Immigration Rules on Horizon for Year’s End
Trump’s Welfare Crackdown Targets Immigrants
DHS Plans to Penalize Immigrants Using Public Benefits

By Reuben Seguritan   September 19, 2018   Noncitizen immigrants are entitled to certain government public assistance programs. Examples of these are public benefits from the Social Security Insurance (SSI), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Other public assistance may come in the form Read the full article…

Be careful with your green card or visa application. A mistake can now get you deported.
Filing for US Citizenship while I-751 is Pending

By Reuben S. Seguritan   September 5, 2018   Lawful permanent residents with a conditional green card are those who obtained their lawful status in the US through marriage to US citizens. They can file for removal of the conditions on their green card by jointly filing Form I-751 or Petition to Remove Conditions on Read the full article…

New Rule on Unlawful Presence Puts Students At Risk

By: Reuben Seguritan     August 22, 2018     The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published the final policy memorandum entitled “Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants” which became effective on August 9, 2018. This new policy memorandum clearly shows that the USCIS is abandoning the old Read the full article…

Administrative Processing After Visa Interview

By Reuben Seguritan August 8, 2018   After a person is interviewed at a US Consular office, he will be informed if his application is approved, denied or under administrative processing. The administrative processing of applications is a necessary procedure that helps the US government determine who may or may not be issued a visa. Read the full article…

Denaturalization Task Force Created

By Reuben Seguritan   July 25, 2018   The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it is creating a new office that will investigate cases of naturalized citizens who may be denaturalized or their US citizenships revoked because of offenses or violations they committed or failed to disclose during the application Read the full article…