08 Oct 2020

I am filing my I-485 this month for me and my whole family based on the EB3 dates for filing chart. My daughter is almost 21 years old. Will this protect her from aging out?

Answer Unfortunately, filing an I-485 based on the dates for filing chart is not sufficient to prevent a child from aging out. That rule only applies when the I-485 is being filed based on the (less favorable) final action chart. To determine whether your child will...

01 Oct 2020

Overview of Coming Changes to Premium Processing

On September 30, 2020, the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act was signed into law, funding the federal government through December 11, 2020. Included in the bill is a provision that dramatically changes the premium processing service offered by the U.S. Citizenship and...

30 Sep 2020

NewsFlash! Major Changes Being Made to Premium Processing Service

This evening, the U.S. Congress passed a bill to fund the federal government through December 11, 2020. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law this evening.In addition to funding the federal government, the bill also includes some significant changes to the premium...

10 Sep 2020

My father is visiting on B-2 and he was scheduled to depart at the end of March. Due to the pandemic, he had to stay in the U.S., so he filed for a 6-month extension of his B-2 before his I-94 expired. That case is still pending, he is still unable to travel, and the requested end date has nearly arrived. Can he file for another extension?

Answer Yes, ordinarily, it is possible to file for a B-2 extension while the previous B-2 extension is still pending. (10.Sep.2020)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law. For information on our FREE online services, click here. Access more FAQs here. Copyright ©...

03 Sep 2020

I am a physician and have two years left to qualify for a waiver to my J-1 home residency requirement. I will soon be marrying a U.S. citizen. Do I still need to get the waiver before I can get a green card through my spouse?

Answer Normally, in order to apply for a green card through a U.S. citizen spouse, one would still need to obtain the waiver to home residency requirement. (03.Sep.2020)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law. For information on our FREE online services,...