08 Aug 2016

Provisional Waivers of Unlawful Presence Expanded

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has expanded the availability of provisional waivers of unlawful presence. Effective August 29, 2016, provisional waiver requests may be filed in all cases that qualify for a standard (non-provisional) waiver of unlawful presence. Background on Provisional Waivers As explained in the...

04 Aug 2016

Schools Cannot Issue I-20s for Conditional Students

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued final policy guidance on July 13, 2016, regarding foreign national students admitted on a tentative or conditional basis. In short, the guidance indicates that universities and schools are not permitted to issue I-20s for conditional students. Background In order...

03 Aug 2016

Meet the Murthy Law Firm: Anna Stepanova

The dedicated team of attorneys, paralegals, and support staff at the Murthy Law Firm is integral to our success. Day after day, they help to fulfill the dreams of our clients through their integrity, diligence, and commitment to excellence. To introduce our readers with the...