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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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What is Military Parole in Place?

In 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued a memorandum establishing a policy known as “Parole in Place” (“PIP”) for immediate family members of military-service members. PIP was established as a means to honor [...]

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The Importance of Notifying USCIS about your Change of Address

Have you ever wondered why you have not received correspondence from United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS)? Perhaps you believe your case is taking longer than usual and you should have already received a [...]

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USCIS to Implement Policy on Issuance of NTAs in Humanitarian Cases November 19

In July 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated policy memorandum. The memorandum updates USCIS’ guidance for adjudicators on the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA). The purpose of this updated [...]

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