National Visa Center Blunders
On July 30, 2015, the National Visa Center (“NVC”) sent out a notification confirming reports that applicants had been receiving letters or emails from the NVC on July 29, 2015 stating that their applications would be terminated or that their applications were in the process of being terminated under INA 203(g) for failure to con...
What is ADIT Processing?
Congratulations! Your green card has been approved and you received an electronic alert from USCIS:
On August 20, 2015, we registered your permanent resident status and mailed you a Welcome Notice for Receipt Number LIN1234567890. Please follow the instructions in the notice. Your new permanent resident card should arriv...
Mini Article: Revisions in the October Visa Bulletin
On September 25, 2015, the Department of State issued a revised Visa Bulletin for October 2015. The new revision rolls back the cutoff dates for eligibility to file for adjustment of status or an immigrant visa. Specifically, the new Visa Bulletin rolls back eligibility dates by two (2) years for EB-2 India (July 1, 2009), sixteen (1...
USCIS Implements Acceptance of Adjustment Applications from Filing-Eligible Foreign Nationals in November
USCIS has confirmed that it will accept adjustment applications beginning in November from foreign nationals with a priority date that makes them eligible for application filing according to the State Department’s November Visa Bulletin.
Under the reformed Visa Bulletin, the Stat...
Visa Bulletin for March 2016
The United States Department of State has recently published Visa Bulletin for March 2016 which include availability of family-based and employment-based imm...
House Passes Bill Aiming to Eliminate Per-Country Green Card Cap
On July 10, 2019, the House passed a bill that would eliminate the per-country cap on green cards, which would mean that the amount of time any new applicant waits for a green card would be equalized, regardless of where the applicant was born.
Under current regulations, the green card cap limits a maximum of 7% of total employmen...