Question: A member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association asked Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, the following question about what data is shared between USCIS and the Department of State regarding visa number usage and whether efforts are being made to improve the information sharing process to make priority date movement more predictable? 286 more words
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Last week the August 2015 visa bulletin came out. While there were not many major changes, there are some worth noting.
First, in terms of family based numbers, most categories moved forward about 1 month for All Other Countries. 277 more words
Town Hall — The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has “clarified” requirements for individuals becoming naturalized citizens by stripping out the requirement of defending the United States through military service. 98 more words
The White House has just released a new report titled “Modernizing & Streamlining our Legal Immigration System for the 21st Century,” which builds on the President’s executive actions of Nov. 436 more words