04 Apr 2024

Murthy Snapshot: USCIS Increases Automatic Extension for Certain EAD Renewals

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) soon will publish a temporary final rule in the Federal Register that will increase the automatic extension period of certain employment authorization documents (EADs) while the form I-765 renewal application is pending. Here are the key points you...

25 Mar 2024

USCIS Updates Policy Guidance for Expedite Requests

On March 21, 2024, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated the USCIS Policy Manual clarifying certain criteria for expedite requests. The update also provides additional guidance on how to submit expedite requests to the USCIS and how they are processed. Overview of USCIS Policy...

21 Mar 2024

Importance of Accurate & Consistent Birth Documents in Immigration Filings

The Murthy Law Firm routinely receives calls from individuals asking how to deal with birth documents that have incorrect information. Foreign nationals seeking to apply for U.S. immigration benefits should ensure that the birth information on official documents, like birth certificates and passports, is accurate....

11 Mar 2024

April 2024 Visa Bulletin

Today, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the April 2024 Visa Bulletin. This month's visa bulletin also provides some predictions for movement in the coming months. All cutoff dates listed refer to those in the final action chart (i.e., Chart A), unless otherwise specified. Visa...

26 Feb 2024

EB2 or EB3: Understanding the Difference

The Murthy Law Firm periodically receives questions from those who do not know the categories of their pending employment-based permanent residence ("green card") cases. This is a useful piece of information, which determines timeframes and options for an individual or family. While generally available from...

22 Feb 2024

Murthy Takes Action: Firm Pushes for Increase in Number of Green Card Available Annually

The attorneys in our firm regularly track governmental policies and takes action to improve the immigration process for our clients and the immigration community at large. To that end, the Murthy Law Firm recently submitted a petition for rulemaking to the U.S. Department of State...