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EAD/AP Approved 2017: Receiving NOA2s and Combo Card

I’m so happy to say that I have been APPROVED for my EAD/AP! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the process, is the temporary work and travel permit you receive whilst your green card application (AOS) is processing. 406 more words


USCIS immigration processing delays: "Trump effect"

#VisaCoach Video on USCIS immigration processing delays: “Trump effect” gen89

Why is my case taking so long? Starting in 2017 and continuing through 2018, after Executive order by President Trump USCIS is conducting vigorous enforcement and extreme vetting of all cases. 92 more words

USCIS Publishes Talking Points from November 7, 2017 EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement

USCIS held an EB-5 stakeholder engagement call on November 7, 2017 and has published its talking points from the call on its website. Highlights from the call include discussions of the Regional Center Compliance Review Program, customer service, and how to avoid being a fraud victim. 473 more words

I’ll be home for Christmas!

An update regarding my green card paperwork for removal of conditions. Usually when you file the I-751 application form in 3 days you will received a noticed from USCIS indicating that they have received your application, they cashed your check (fee for filing and biometrics) and it also serves as a 1 year extension of your expired green card which means you are safe and legal staying in the US while awaiting for approval for 10 year’s green card also you can travel without a problem. 488 more words


Life of an H1B worker in the US

H1B is a work visa that allows skilled workers from all round the world to work temporarily in the United States. When I got my H1B visa approved in 2012, I was elated. 448 more words


Trump Administration Tightens Scrutiny of Skilled Worker Visa Applicants

Some see effort to slow immigration process as long overdue, while businesses say H-1B visas are needed to fill jobs

By Laura Meckler

The Wall Street Journal… 1,104 more words

Chinese Exclusion Act Files and Records Overview - USCIS webinar, Thursday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. Eastern

Chinese Exclusion Act Files and Records Overview

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, 1 p.m. Eastern

Join Marian Smith for an overview of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Chinese Exclusion Act records and where those records can be found today.  452 more words