Public Charge and Immigration in Illinois, in the Rest of the Nation
Posted on Friday, January 31, 2020
A January 27 Supreme Court ruling has made it significantly easier for the federal government to deny adjustment of status (green card) cases on “public charge” grounds – except in Illinois that is.
New Cap-Subject H-1B Registration Procedure in 2020
Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019
USCIS has announced that starting in 2020, the initial step for employers seeking cap-subject H-1B visas has changed.
USCIS Proposals and Changes: New Forms, Higher Fees
Posted on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
USCIS is proposing new fees for its applications: in some cases, the fees will decrease, but for the most part, fees will increase.
Poland Now Part of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Poland has now joined the 38 other countries whose nationals can enter without a visa for business or pleasure.
The Health Insurance Requirement and Immigration: How High a Barrier?
Posted on Tuesday, November 5, 2019
On October 4 a Presidential Proclamation mandated that the Department of State (DOS) confirm health insurance coverage prior to immigrant visa approval. How serious a problem is this for immigrant visa applicants?
The Immigration Process of 21 Savage
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Rapper 21 Savage (legal name She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph) was arrested by ICE in February of this year and detained.
The Military and the Immigrant: Possibilities and Complications
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Several benefits are available to immigrants who enlist in the military and their families.
H-4 EAD Spouses: Time to Look at Options
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
The H-4 Employment Authorization Program was always limited to a small fraction of H-4 spouses; however, the Trump administration now aims to eliminate the program entirely.
Love, Marriage and Immigration Fraud
Posted on Friday, February 22, 2019
Many people know it’s illegal for a foreign national to marry a U.S. citizen for the sole purpose of remaining in the country. This is called “marriage fraud” and the Immigration Service is always on the lookout for it.