Clarity and Strength in Immigration Law

Posted in: July, 2013

Do I Have to Maintain Status Once I Have Filed the Adjustment of Status?

To file an adjustment of status application (or green card application) from within the US, the form I-485 is filed with USCIS. However, with certain exceptions, a person must be in valid immigration status at the time of filing the adjustment of status application with USCIS. Many times though clients ask if they must maintain […]

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Spouse Visas for Permanent Residents – The August 2013 Visa Bulletin Miracle Part 2

Act Fast to Take Advantage of a Narrow Window of Opportunity to Secure Permanent Residence! In the previous post, we wrote about August 2013 visa bulletin as it relates to employment-based immigration. In this post, we will take a look at what the August visa bulletin means for family-based applicants. The major change here is […]

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Visa Bulletin August 2013: Act Now – Don’t Miss Your Chance!

Act Fast to Take Advantage of What May be a Narrow Window of Opportunity and Secure Your Chance for Permanent Residence!  The long-awaited and much-anticipated visa bulletin for August 2013 was published today! We are happy to report that previous predictions have come true, and there are significant advances in multiple categories. This post will […]

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Senate Passes Historic Immigration Reform Bill: What’s the Next Step?

On Thursday June 27th, the US Senate passed its comprehensive immigration reform bill. However, keep in mind that there is no change in immigration law as a result of this vote. While it is an important first step, and greatly increases the chances that immigration reform will pass this year, it is only the first […]

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