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Visa Bulletin Priority Date Movement Question

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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Latest IPO Processing Time

On the 27th, USCIS published the most recent data for the IPO processing times.  However, the data was as of May 31, 2015, which was the same data published earlier this month.   387 more words


August 2015 Visa Bulletin and Guidance from DOS on future Movement

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


Obama Team Removes Requirement to Defend USA From Citizenship Oath

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


Thank You

Dear diary,

Today started off kind of rough, but it sure ended nicely! I had my usual troubles with the USCIS, as in they forgot to tell me my interview was cancelled. 177 more words


Important Information for DACA Recipients Who Received Three-Year Work Authorization

USCIS recently announced that recipients of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program who received a Employment Authorization Document (EAD) card valid for three-years may need to return their EADs. 192 more words