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Denver Legal Night – August 16, 2016

Tuesday - 5:30pm - 7:00pm I will be assisting the Colorado Lawyers Committee's "Denver Legal Night" on 8/16/16 with U.S. immigration law questions.  Denver Legal Night is an open house where volunteer attorneys provide free legal and referral information to people who cannot afford legal services in all areas of law.  If you know of [...]

August 11th, 2016|News|

Provisional Waiver Expansion

On Friday, July 29, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a rule that expanded eligibility for the I-601A provisional waiver application.  It will be effective August 29, 2016. The provisional waiver process individuals inside the U.S. to file a waiver with USCIS prior to leaving the U.S.  If approved, the waiver is [...]

August 3rd, 2016|News|

I-9 / Immigration Penalties Increase August 2016

Immigration-related penalties will be increased for inflation effective August 1, 2016.  The new rules apply to violations occurring after November 2, 2015, and assessments issued after August 1, 2016 (previous penalty levels remain for penalties and assessments issued prior to that date). For I-9 paperwork violations, the penalty range will increase to a range between [...]

August 2016 Visa Bulletin Review

The U.S. Department of State’s August 2016 visa bulletin has been published.  Beginning August 1, 2016, EB-1 priority dates move back (“retrogress”) for: EB-1 – retrogresses to January 1, 2010, for nationals of India and China. The EB-1 category includes: (1) aliens of extraordinary ability, (2) outstanding professors or researchers, and (3) multinational managers and [...]

July 27th, 2016|E-1 & E-2 Treaty Investors, News|

A Follow-Up to the DACA / DAPA US Supreme Court Ruling in U.S. v. Texas

On June 23, 2016, the US Supreme Court had a 4-4 deadlock in U.S. v. Texas. This means that the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) remains blocked. The ruling does not directly impact the original DACA program launched in 2012. [...]

June 27th, 2016|Family-Based U.S. Immigration, News|