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USCIS Completed I-751 Removal of Condition Data Entry

USCIS Completed I-751 Removal of Condition Data Entry October 30, 2018 – USCIS Continuing Form I-751Removal of Condition Data Entry USCIS has completed receipting and data entry for all filings of Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence that were received between May 1 and September 9, 2018. If you submitted a Form I-751…

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USCIS Investigates Fraudulent Practice of Immigration Law

USCIS Investigates Fraudulent Practice of Immigration Law Veronica Perdomo was investigated and convicted by the USCIS of the fraudulent practice of immigration law. Immigrants experience many hardships as they take on a relentless journey to a new country where they soon will call home. One of these hardships includes others taking advantage of them. Recently…

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Federal Judge Temporarily Stops Termination of TPS

Federal Judge Temporarily Stops Termination of TPS TPS Update: Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador. Federal Judge Temporarily Stops Termination of TPS – On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen granted a preliminary injunction against the Trump Administration’s decision to discontinue temporary protected status (TPS) for people from Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, and…

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Cap-Gap Update for F-1/OPT/H-1b Applicants

Cap-Gap Update for F-1/OPT/H-1b Applicants USCIS publishes new notice regarding cap-gap extension. Cap-Gap Update – The USCIS published a notice that the “cap-gap” extension for OPT authorized employees expired on September 30, 2018, and if their H-1b petitions remain pending, they are no longer authorized to work by regulation. The “cap-gap” regulation is intended to…

USCIS to Implement New Notice to Appear Policy Memo

USCIS to Implement New Notice to Appear Policy Memo Beginning October 1, 2018, the USCIS has stated it will be implementing its new policy related to issuing Notices to Appear in Immigration Court.  This could impact those who are filing for changes of status or adjustment of status. However, the USCIS stated it will not…

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TPS Re-Registration is opened for Somalians

TPS Re-Registration is opened for Somalians The USCIS has opened the re-registration period for Somalia Nationals in TPS.  The period is open from August 27, 2018, to October 26, 2018.  The extended period of protected status will expire on March 17, 2020. https://www.uscis.gov/news/news-releases/re-registration-period-now-open-temporary-protected-status-somalia If you need assistance, please call me at (405) 401-2300, or email…

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H-1b Premium Processing Suspension Extension

H-1b Premium Processing Suspension Extension On August 28, 2018, the USCIS extended the suspension of premium processing for H-1b petitions, with a few exceptions.  The suspension is expected to last through February 19, 2019.  Some cap-exempt petitions are excluded from the suspension, and some other petitions may qualify for expedited review. https://www.uscis.gov/news/uscis-extends-and-expands-suspension-premium-processing-h-1b-petitions-reduce-delays If you have…

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TPS Re-Registration is open for Yemenis

TPS Re-Registration is open for Yemenis Yemenis can re-register for Temporary Protected Status during the re-registration period. The USCIS has opened the re-registration period for Yemen Nationals in TPS. (Temporary Protected Status). The period is open from August 14, 2018, to October 15, 2018.  The extended period of protected status will expire on March 3,…