(News and views from IBLF staff and attorneys)
Pictures from meeting on October 5, 2014
Group photo - with Renhe Rongzhi
Posted Oct 7, the USCIS released a list of the processing times for EB-5 program applications --- 13.8 months for the I-526 (Investor Petition), 15.1 months for the I-829 (Remove Conditions) and 8.1 months for the I-929.
Effective September 6, 2014, the schedule of fees for Consular Services (Schedule) will be amended. These changes are applicable to certain nonimmigrant visa application processing fees, certain immigrant visa application processing and special visa services fees, and certain citizenship services fees.
On September 2, 2014, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an 18 – month extension of the designation and redesignation of certain nationals of Sudan and South Sudan (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Sudan) for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). (Federal Register Notice) This extension allows currently eligible beneficiaries from the two countries to retain their TPS status effective from November 3, 2014 through May 2, 2016, so long as they otherwise
On September 1st, America will once again pay tribute to the contributions workers have made to the well-being of this country. Numerous celebrations and observations will take place across the country. This tradition began in 1882 as recognition of the social and economic achievements of U.S.-born workers. Twelve years later on June 28, 1892, Congress passed an act officially recognizing every first Monday in September as a legal holiday.
Life changing events such as natural catastrophes and other extreme occurrences can have unintended consequences. Headline news events such as the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa is one of many examples. While closely monitoring the situation, the U.S.
In a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision inspection compliance was broadened. Border crossing that is procedurally regular can suffice. If there is no official record of entry into the United States, the task of having a successful application for adjustment of status can be difficult, but it is not impossible. Proof of admission has generally been satisfied by either having an entry stamp in a valid passport or a Visa holder’s copy of their I-94 entry document.
WOMENS' RADIO NETWORK asked Steffanie to tell a little about IBLF and how she became a lawyer, and is now preparing to argue before the 4th Circuit of the US Courts of Appeal, and how she deals with the serious consequences of representation of clients whose lives are so affected by the results of legal proceedings, who may be deported back to a country they left many years ago, unjustly due to bad legal representation, and the impact of such injustice on American society, currently in such conflict over immigration issues.