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USCIS Fee Increase (October 2020)

Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released an advance copy of a final rule, which should be officiality published today, August 3, 2020. The rule provides that starting October 2, 2020 USCIS will be increasing the filing fees for certain immigration forms. Filing fees cover most of the operating costs of USCIS and [...]

By |2020-08-03T14:02:07+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Fee Waiver | Exencion de Tarifa, Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on USCIS Fee Increase (October 2020)

Public Charge Injunctions (July 2020)

On Wednesday July 29, 2020, a federal judge in New York ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of State (DOS) temporarily suspend the application of the updated public charge rules which took effect in February 2020. You can read the complete DHS order here and the DOS order here. You can [...]

By |2020-08-03T02:00:20+00:00July 31st, 2020|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración, Public Charge | Carga Publica|Comments Off on Public Charge Injunctions (July 2020)

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 decision. Then you remember that a few months ago you moved out of your house and never notified USCIS of [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:20:07+00:00February 26th, 2019|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on The Importance of Notifying USCIS about your Change of Address

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 policy is to “better align with [the] enforcement priorities” outlined in Executive Order 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:20:19+00:00November 15th, 2018|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on USCIS to Implement Policy on Issuance of NTAs in Humanitarian Cases November 19

USCIS Updates Policy on the Issuance of Notices to Appear

In July, 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 policy is to “better align with [the] enforcement priorities” outlined in Executive Order 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:20:38+00:00August 8th, 2018|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on USCIS Updates Policy on the Issuance of Notices to Appear

USCIS Updates Its Policy on the Issuance of RFEs and NOIDs

On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated policy memorandum. The memorandum updates USCIS’ guidance for adjudicators on the issuance of Requests for Evidence (RFE) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID). This guidance is effective September 11, 2018 and applies to all applications other than Deferred Action for [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:20:49+00:00July 16th, 2018|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on USCIS Updates Its Policy on the Issuance of RFEs and NOIDs

USCIS Changes Policy for Mailing Secure Documents

Starting today, April 30, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start using the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) signature confirmation service for mailing certain documents, such as lawful permanent resident cards, employment authorization documents, and travel documents. Applicants will now need to present an identification and sign for the delivery. Although this requires more [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:20:59+00:00April 29th, 2018|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on USCIS Changes Policy for Mailing Secure Documents

Don’t Forget to Update Your Address!

USCIS recently announced it will destroy Employment Authorization Card, Travel Documents, and Lawful Permanent Resident Cards which are returned to USCIS as undeliverable. After 60 business days, the cards will be destroyed if the you have not contacted USCIS and provided a correct address. Most individuals who are not U.S. citizens must report any address [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:21:24+00:00April 7th, 2018|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on Don’t Forget to Update Your Address!

Update: Status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

We have received a lot of questions about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) lately, so below we answer some of the most frequently asked questions. Q: I have valid DACA status right now, can I renew my DACA? A: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recommends filing a renewal request for DACA between 120 [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:21:35+00:00March 9th, 2018|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on Update: Status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

USCIS will Accept Credit Card Payments for Filing Fees

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) charges a filing fee to process most of the applications the agency receives. The filing fee varies depending on the petition or application submitted to USCIS. You can view a full list of USCIS filing fees here. In the past, the filing fee had to be submitted to USCIS [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:21:46+00:00February 21st, 2018|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración|Comments Off on USCIS will Accept Credit Card Payments for Filing Fees