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The “Public Charge” Rule

This week, the Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, published a new public charge rule. The rule will not take effect until October 15, but many people already have questions about it. Through this blog [...]

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: Public Charge | Carga Publica|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The “Public Charge” Rule

What is a FOIA request and why should I submit one?

I was told I should submit a FOIA request. What does that mean? FOIA stands for the Freedom of Information Act. The FOIA was created to encourage government transparency. It allows members of the public [...]

By |July 21st, 2019|Categories: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What is a FOIA request and why should I submit one?

Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its Third Anniversary!

In July, Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its third anniversary! We are so grateful to our clients, our family, and our friends, who make this possible. It truly is our privilege to help our clients navigate [...]

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Self-Petitions under the Violence Against Women Act

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). SAAM exists to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Lopez Immigration Law works with immigrant survivors of sexual abuse and [...]

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USCIS Publishes 2019 Poverty Guidelines for Fee Waiver Request

Most forms or applications submitted to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) require a filing fee. However, applicants may request a fee waiver for certain forms or applications if they are eligible for a fee [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Fee Waiver | Exencion de Tarifa|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on USCIS Publishes 2019 Poverty Guidelines for Fee Waiver Request

USCIS Published 2019 Poverty Guidelines for Affidavit of Support

For family-based immigration petitions, the petitioner must submit an Affidavit of Support on behalf of the beneficiary or beneficiaries. The Affidavit of Support is used to demonstrate to the U.S. government the immigrant will not [...]

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Affidavit of Support | Declaracion de Patrocinio Economico|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on USCIS Published 2019 Poverty Guidelines for Affidavit of Support