USCIS Updates Policy Guidance on Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented updated policy guidance for Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self-petitioners. The new guidance is effective immediately, and it applies to all Forms I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, filed as VAWA self-petitions that are currently pending, or are filed on or after February 10, 2022. The [...]

By |2022-02-18T03:13:11+00:00February 18th, 2022|VAWA|Comments Off on USCIS Updates Policy Guidance on Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitions

Five Things To Know About Human Trafficking and Immigration

Because January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we are sharing five things we feel are important to know about how human trafficking intersects with immigration. Individuals who recently migrated or relocated are most at risk or vulnerable to both sex trafficking and labor trafficking. One of the top methods traffickers used to [...]

By |2022-01-30T23:02:23+00:00January 30th, 2022|Immigration, Inmigracion, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee, T Visas | Visas T|Comments Off on Five Things To Know About Human Trafficking and Immigration

New COVID-19 Travel Requirements: What You Need to Know

Pursuant to a Presidential Proclamation, as of November 8, 2021 the following requirements are in place for international travelers to the United States: Air Travelers: All adult non-immigrant (temporary) travelers entering   the United States must provide proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An individual is fully vaccinated two weeks after the last required dose [...]

By |2021-11-08T14:12:24+00:00November 8th, 2021|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee|Comments Off on New COVID-19 Travel Requirements: What You Need to Know

[:en]Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 2[:es]Herramientas Útiles en la Página Web de USCIS – Parte 2[:]

[:en]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 [:en]Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 2[:es]Herramientas Útiles en la Página Web de USCIS – Parte 2[:]

[:en]April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month[:es]Abril es el Mes de Concientización contra el Asalto Sexual[:]

[:en]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 is proud to represent survivors of sexual assault in U Visa and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions. We are grateful to work closely with local organizations which [...]

By |2020-04-12T03:16:21+00:00April 12th, 2020|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month[:es]Abril es el Mes de Concientización contra el Asalto Sexual[:]

[:en]Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 1[:es]Herramientas Útiles en la Página Web de USCIS – Parte 1[:]

[:en]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 [:en]Useful Tools on USCIS’ Website – Part 1[:es]Herramientas Útiles en la Página Web de USCIS – Parte 1[:]

[:en]January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month[:es]Enero es el Mes Nacional de la Prevención de la Esclavitud y la Trata Humana[:]

[:en]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 [:en]January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month[:es]Enero es el Mes Nacional de la Prevención de la Esclavitud y la Trata Humana[:]

[:en]Immigration Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence[:es]Alivio Migratorio para Sobrevivientes de Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]Because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Lopez Immigration Law frequently works with survivors of domestic violence, we would like to take this opportunity to provide information about immigration options for survivors of domestic violence. What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is any behavior or pattern of behavior by one person in an attempt [...]

By |2019-10-15T21:30:26+00:00September 28th, 2019|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]Immigration Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence[:es]Alivio Migratorio para Sobrevivientes de Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month[:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Lopez Immigration Law is proud to represent survivors of domestic violence in U Visa and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions. We are grateful to work closely with local organizations which also support survivors. Because we understand the unique challenges survivors face, raising awareness about domestic violence is [...]

By |2019-09-26T00:04:22+00:00September 28th, 2019|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month[:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]

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 assault in filing self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which is why SAAM is so important to us. [...]

By |2022-02-18T02:59:31+00:00April 17th, 2019|VAWA|Comments Off on Self-Petitions under the Violence Against Women Act
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