Category Archives: Immigration

Petitioner of Immigration petition deceases, then what?

For many decades, USCIS policy interpreted the INA to mean that if the approval of an immigrant visa petition, refugee/asylee relative petition, or application for immigration benefits requires the existence of a family relationship between the alien and another individual, the death of the individual, while the case is pending, generally meant that the alien […]

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Adjustment of Status for Visa Waiver Visitors

The Visa Waiver Program allows qualifying foreigners to come to the United States for up to 90 days visit without obtaining a visa first. Not every Country has Visa Waiver Program. Only the Countries that are designated by State Department have Visa Waiver Program. Countries that have the program can be found here. The purpose […]

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How to Show Qualifying Work Experience in I-140 Petition

In filing employment-based immigrant petitions by form I-140, one of the key elements is to prove that the beneficiary owns the required work experience as designated in approved labor certifications. It is important to submit the right forms of evidence in proving the work experiences that owned by the beneficiary.

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Things to watch in filing form I-864

Form I-864 is a form of Affidavit of Support, which is generally used for family-based immigrant petitions and also for some employment-based petitions. The purpose is show the petitioners have the financial abilities to support the beneficiaries.

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Green Card Six-Month Frequent Fliers

Green card six-month fliers refer to lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who leave the United States for long periods of time, but yet return to the US every six months. A common concern of the LRPs is whether that would constitute abandonment of green card in the eye of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”). If […]

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