23 May 2008

Misprinted I-94 Cards Issued by CBP

Misprinted I-94 cards, used by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in early 2008, are causing problems with Social Security number issuance. According to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), CBP received approximately one million I-94 arrival-departure cards that were missing the first digit. They utilized...

16 May 2008

USCIS Responds to Liaison Questions Regarding H1B, I-551 and N-400

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) responded to questions regarding green card renewals, expediting N-400 applications, and I-551 (temporary evidence of permanent resident status) stamps during the April 2008 National Stakeholder Meeting. Clarification on these matters is provided here for the benefit of MurthyDotCom...

16 May 2008

USCIS Responds to Liaison Questions Regarding H1B, I-551and N-400

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) responded to questions regarding green card renewals, expediting N-400 applications, and I-551 (temporary evidence of permanent resident status) stamps during the April 2008 National Stakeholder Meeting. Clarification on these matters is provided here for the benefit of MurthyDotCom...

02 May 2008

Possible Multi-Year EAD/AP, I-94 Corrections, and Anticipated AC21 Regulations

The USCIS responded to questions posed by the American Immigration Lawyers Association's liaison committee and released information in April 2008 regarding a number of matters relevant to MurthyDotCom and MurthyBulletin readers. These include consideration of a multi-year Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and Advance Parole (AP)...

29 Feb 2008

USCIS On Frontlog / Backlog, I-485 Processing, Naturalization, and Other Issues

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) held a stakeholder meeting on January 29, 2008, the details of which were released recently. Questions were answered on receipting frontlogs and case backlogs, processing times, special circumstances in naturalization cases, religious worker cases, and other immigration matters....

19 Oct 2007

Updates on July and August 2007 AOS / I-485 Filings

The USCIS provided some updated information on the many July and August I-485 Application for Adjustment of Status (AOS) filings, at an AILA conference held in late September 2007 at Lake Tahoe, Nevada. This information should prove useful to many MurthyDotCom and MurthyBulletin readers who...