Immigration News

Potential Proposed H-1B Changes

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a new rule that will significantly change how H-1B cap cases are filed and how the lottery is to be conducted. Because there are more applications than H-1B visas available each year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducts an H-1B lottery every year to determine which applicants will

I-730 Follow to Join Success: Family Reunited in the United States

The Powers Law Group successfully reunited a client and his family, whom he had not seen each in almost 2 years. This client hired us in 2017 to file an asylum application on their behalf.  We filed the application in August 2017. In October 2017, we attended their asylum interview. In November 2017, we received

Can my Immediate Family Derive Asylum from Me (the Main Applicant)?

If a person gets granted asylum, their spouse and unmarried children may be granted the same status without having to file additional applications if they were included on the asylum application and are in the United States. If the family members were not included on the asylum application or are not in the United States,

¿Próximos cambios a las visas H-1B?

Escrito por la Abogada Michele Strickland El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés) de los Estados Unidos ha propuesto una nueva regla que cambiará significativamente la forma en que se archivan los casos limitados de H-1B y cómo se llevará a cabo la lotería. Los casos limitados de H-1B son visas

Si el gobierno se cierra, ¿qué impacto tendrá en las agencias de inmigración?

Recientemente, ha habido mucha especulación sobre un posible cierre del gobierno. Un cierre del gobierno ocurre cuando el Congreso no aprueba o el presidente no firma la legislación de asignaciones que financian varias operaciones y agencias gubernamentales. Aquí hay cinco cosas que debe saber sobre cómo un cierre del gobierno puede afectar la inmigración:  

The Government Shutdown and Its Impact on Immigration

By Attorney Cynthia Milian A government shutdown occurs when Congress fails to pass or the president does not sign appropriations legislation that funds several government operations and agencies.  Here are five things you need to know about how a government shutdown can impact immigration: USCIS: If you have a biometrics appointment or interview scheduled during

Recordatorios de migración de final de año: Cosas por saber este último mes del año

Por la abogada Nadia Khalid Ya que el año del 2018 está por terminar, les aconsejamos a nuestros clientes tener en mente ciertos recordatorios: 1.- Recuerde que la temporada de fiestas se aproxima: Las firmas de abogados y los abogados estarán ausentes por las fiestas navideñas y por año nuevo al final del mes. Así

End of Year Immigration Reminders: What to Know in the Last Month of 2018

By Attorney Nadia Khalid As 2018 comes to a close, we encourage clients to remain aware of a few end-of-the-year reminders: Keep in mind that the holiday season is approaching. Law firms, attorneys, and the government will be observing the holiday season and New Year at the end of the month. Expect delays in communication.

USCIS propone H-1B programa de registro al empleador

Por la Abogada Michele Strickland  El 17 de octubre del 2018, el Departamento de Homeland Security de los Estados Unidos (DHS) dio a conocer la agenda unificadora de actos de regulación y desregulación y plan de regulación, el cual provee al público con una visión general de los cambios que se podrán efectuar. Una de