06 May 2019

My I-140 is approved, my I-485 is pending, and my priority date is current. How long does it normally take to get called in for the in-person interview?

Answer The National Benefits Center (NBC) takes care of scheduling all interviews, however the timing of that appointment is based on availability at the specific office that has jurisdiction for where you live. Every office is different. There is some general processing information on the USCIS...

03 May 2019

NewsFlash! Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of Unlawful Presence Memo for F, J, and M Nonimmigrants

Today, a federal district court judge ordered immigration officials to temporarily cease enforcement of the August 9, 2018 policy memorandum that greatly expanded the situations in which those in F, J, or M status may begin accruing unlawful presence. This order stems from a lawsuit...

05 Apr 2019

NewsFlash! USCIS Reaches H1B Cap for FY 2020

On Friday, April 5, 2019, the USCIS announced that it had received sufficient filings for regular H1B cap subject cases for fiscal year 2020 (which will begin October 1, 2019). In essence, the USCIS confirmed that they had received more filings than the 65,000 regular...