Lopez Immigration Law Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary

In July, Lopez Immigration Law celebrates its fifth anniversary!    We are so grateful to all of those who have made our work possible over the past five years – our clients, our community partners, our families, and our friends. It truly is our privilege to help our clients through the complex immigration system and [...]

By |2021-07-08T17:11:30+00:00July 8th, 2021|Immigration, Inmigracion, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee|Comments Off on Lopez Immigration Law Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary

Important Updates to U Non-Immigrant Status (U Visa)

USCIS Issues Policy Providing Further Protections for Victims of Crime U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated its Policy Manual to reflect the implementation of a new process known as “Bona Fide Determination.” The purpose of this process is to issue employment authorization to survivors of crimes, who apply for U Non-Immigrant Status (known as [...]

By |2021-06-18T21:59:32+00:00June 18th, 2021|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee, U Visas | Visas U|Comments Off on Important Updates to U Non-Immigrant Status (U Visa)

DHS Withdrawals NTA Policy: Affect on U and T Visa Applicants and VAWA Self-Petitioners

On January 20, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) withdrew a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; (USCIS) Policy Memorandum which required USCIS to issue a Notice to Appear (NTA) in immigration court when they denied U Visa and T Visa petitions, VAWA-self petitions, and related green card applications in certain situations. The prior [...]

By |2021-02-16T23:24:47+00:00February 16th, 2021|Human Trafficking | Trata Humana, Immigration, Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración, Inmigracion, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee, U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on DHS Withdrawals NTA Policy: Affect on U and T Visa Applicants and VAWA Self-Petitioners

Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 2

Once you have submitted an application or petition with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you may be curious how long it will take to receive a decision. You can check the average processing times for your application or petition on USCIS’ website. Be sure you have your Receipt Notice with you when you [...]

By |2020-05-27T19:42:58+00:00May 27th, 2020|Immigration, Inmigracion, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee|Comments Off on Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 2

Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 1

When you are looking for information from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), it is very important to access the correct website since there are numerous pages which claim to be affiliated with USCIS, which can be false and even be associated with scams. Make sure your information is from www.uscis.gov or affiliated with [...]

By |2020-03-05T18:23:03+00:00March 5th, 2020|Immigration, Inmigracion, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee|Comments Off on Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 1

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Human trafficking can, and sadly often does, happen in our community. In Wisconsin, there were over 100 incidents of human trafficking reported to law enforcement between 2014 and 2017. In the United States, there were 10,949 cases of human trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Human trafficking can affect anyone, regardless of their [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:26:49+00:00January 14th, 2020|Human Trafficking | Trata Humana, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee|Comments Off on January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
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