30 Aug 2017

Temporary Relief for Immigrants Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a news alert, advising stakeholders impacted by Hurricane Harvey of the immigration relief that may be available on a case-by-case basis. Some of the types of relief that may be requested include:Changing a nonimmigrant status...

29 Aug 2017

In-Person Interviews to be Required Prior to Approving I-485s in All Employment-Based Cases

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has clarified its new policy on the expanded use of in-person interviews. Effective October 1, 2017, the USCIS will begin requiring an in-person interview prior to approving any application to adjust status (form I-485) filed based on an...

28 Aug 2017

NewsFlash! USCIS Expected to Increase Use of In-Person Interviews; Details Remain Unclear

Updated information is available. (29 Aug 2017)According to two news reports, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is expected to greatly expand the use of in-person interviews for foreign nationals seeking certain immigration benefits while in the United States. The information, however, is fairly...

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