14 Dec 2017

Additional Details on Murthy Legal Team’s Victory in Matter of V-S-G- Inc.

As previously reported, the big news for employment-based immigrants is the adopted decision of Matter of V-S-G- Inc., recognizing that an employee waiting for the approval of the adjustment-of-status application (form I-485) has a recognized legal interest in the underlying I-140 petition. When Matter of...

06 Dec 2017

Murthy Victory at AAO Leads to USCIS Policy Change Recognizing Individual Rights in AC21 Cases

On November 11, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Memorandum announcing that it has adopted the administrative appeals office (AAO) decision in Matter of V-S-G- Inc. The AAO decision recognized that, contrary to previous USCIS policy, a foreign national beneficiary, who...

25 Aug 2017

Murthy Takes Action: NSC Agrees to Stop Denying Advance Parole Applications Based on Overseas Travel

As reported in the MurthyDotCom NewsBrief, USCIS Denying Advance Parole Applications Based on Overseas Travel (10.Aug.2017) the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began denying advance parole (AP) applications (form I-131), in recent months, for applicants who traveled abroad before their respective I-131s were approved. In...

22 Jun 2016

Murthy Overcomes RFEs for Students Transferring Upon Admission

The Murthy Law Firm has recently received approvals of optional practical training (OPT) requests for students who had transferred schools immediately after their initial F-1 entry to the United States. These students received requests for evidence (RFEs) questioning the propriety of changing schools soon after...

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