Immigration Options for Afghans In the United States

Afghans who are physically present in the United States have several potential immigration options to remain in the country after their parole expires. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Afghans who have maintained continuous residence in the United St… Read More
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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

This is just a reminder that applicants who submit Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, on or after October 1, 2021, must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Most applicants filing for adjustment of status to b… Read More
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How can lawful permanent residency be taken away?

Lawful permanent residents – known as LPRs – can live and work in the United States for the rest of their lives. However, permanent resident status can be revoked for several reasons. Certain Arrests and Convictions Committing certain cri… Read More
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Naturalization Summary

Naturalization is the process by which a lawful permanent resident applies for and is granted U.S. citizenship. U.S. citizens have many benefits and responsibilities: they can vote in federal elections, serve on a jury, travel with a U.S. passport an… Read More
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Temporary waiver of "60 day" rule for medical exams

USCIS announced today that it will temporarily waive its requirement that the civil surgeon’s signature on the Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record (Form I-693) be dated no more than 60 days before an applicant files the immigration… Read More
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COVID-19 vaccinations required for most LPR applicants

People submitting Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, on or after October 1, 2021, must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Most applicants filing for adjustment of status to become a lawful permanent resident… Read More
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Keep up with your immigration court case

If you have a case in immigration court, you should be aware of a few important issues. Hearing Dates: Hearing dates have been changing frequently, particularly throughout the pandemic. You should receive a hearing notice by mail, but the immigration… Read More
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Immigration Visa (Green Card) Processing Delays

After enduring the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, most U.S. embassies and consulates are not operating at full capacity. Due to limited appointment availability, a significant backlog was created for immigrant (IV) and nonimmigrant visa (NIV) app… Read More
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Biden changes to immigration policy 1.27.2021

On January 20, 2021, President Biden issued several orders on immigration. Some orders take immediate effect while others may take more time to be implemented. If you think these policies affect you, contact a lawyer or legal service provider. Among… Read More
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District court orders USCIS to restore the DACA program

A federal district court ordered USCIS to comply with its orders regarding DACA. Effective December 7, 2020, USCIS must do the following: Accept first-time requests for consideration of deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DA… Read More
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