Why Hiring an Immigration Attorney is Crucial for a Successful L1 Visa Application Process

Navigating the complex world of immigration law can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to securing an L1 visa. The L1 visa is a non-immigrant work visa allowing multinational companies to transfer employees from foreign offices to U.S. branches. However, the L1 visa application process can be intricate and time-consuming, requiring thorough documentation … Read more

December 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

December 2021 U.S. Immigration Green Card Schedule The green card immigration scheduled for December 2021 has been updated by USCIS. Here are a few recaps: For mainland China born, EB2 advanced for a month and a half, EB3 continues to stagnate; for Indian born, EB2 advanced for 5 months. Direct EB5 for all counties is current! … Read more

November 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

November 2021 U.S. Immigration Green Card Schedule The green card immigration scheduled for November 2021 has been updated by USCIS. Family immigration has stagnated, and Employment-based immigration EB3 has gone backward. Here are a few recaps: Family immigration: no change for all countries Employment-based immigration EB2:  4 months and 14 days forward for China, and 1 year, … Read more

October 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

October 2021 U.S. Immigration Green Card Schedule The green card immigration scheduled for October 2021 has been updated by USCIS. Relative immigrants and professional immigrants have stagnated. Here are a few recaps: Relative immigration stagnated Occupational immigration has stagnated, and the EB3 submission schedule has been regressed for more than 5 months FINAL ACTION DATES … Read more

September 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

September 2021 U.S. Immigration Green Card Schedule According to the State Department’s September Visa Bulletin, final action cutoff dates for the issuance of an immigrant visa will be as follows: EB-1: All countries, including China and India, will remain current EB-2: China will advance by three months to July 1, 2018, and India will advance by three … Read more

August 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

August 2021 U.S. Immigration Green Card Schedule The Green Card immigration schedule in August 2021 announced by USCIS. Relative immigration has advanced slowly and professional immigration EB2 has advanced significantly again for 4 months! Here are a few Recaps: Relative immigration is progressing slowly. F1 citizens’ unmarried adult children will advance for 8 days, F2B permanent … Read more

July 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

July 2021 U.S. Immigration Green Card Schedule The Green Card immigration schedule in July 2021 released by the State Council announced. Relative immigration has advanced steadily, professional immigration has advanced substantially, and EB2 has advanced for 7 months. Here are a few recaps: Family-based immigration is advancing steadily. F1 citizens’ unmarried adult children will advance for … Read more

June 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

June 2021 U.S. Immigration Green Card Schedule The Green Card immigration schedule in June 2021 announced by the State Council announced that relative immigration has progressed slowly, professional immigration has advanced significantly, and EB2 has advanced for 5 months. Here are a few recaps: Relative immigration moves slowly. F1 citizens’ unmarried adult children will go … Read more

Planning Ahead Matters!

Set Up a Living Trust and/or a Will today! During uncertain times, it’s natural for people to start thinking about whether they have their affairs in order and if their loved ones and assets are protected should something happen to them. While we think estate planning should always be top-of-mind, it’s especially pertinent during these … Read more

What is a National Interest Waiver (NIW)?

The National Interest Waiver (NIW) allows certain Employment-Based applicants to forego much of the hurdles in other Employment-based applications, mainly the labor certification. Like the labor certification, the NIW was established in the interests of the United States. This waiver, however, allows advanced degree professionals or those with exceptional abilities to contribute to the development … Read more