Venezuela parole

New Immigration Parole Program Opened to Venezuelans Seeking to Come to U.S. (también disponible en español)

On October 12, 2022, the U.S. government announced it was creating a new parole program to allow some Venezuelans outside the U.S. to come legally to the U.S. Under immigration law, the U.S. government may give parole to immigrants on a case-by-case basis for “urgent humanitarian reasons or signif...
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IMMIGRATION PUNDITS OR DATA: EMPLOYMENT-BASED PRIORITY DATE MOVEMENT DURING FY2023 STARTING OCTOBER 1, 2022

Statements like these – USCIS has used nearly all available employment-based immigrant visas for the 2022 fiscal year and will exhaust the supply of visas by the end of September 2022 – spread like a wildfire last week sending chilling messages down the spine of  pending and ...
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Updates on Immigration Options for Cuban Arrivals (también en español)

For decades, Cubans have been treated differently than most other immigrants who come to the U.S. Under immigration law, any Cuban who is paroled into the U.S. can apply for a green card one year after entering the U.S. This is called the Cuban Adjustment Act. If an immigration officer gives someone...
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MAJOR FEDERAL COURT VICTORY: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING COMPLETED WITHIN 45 DAYS OF FILING A COMPLAINT FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS

As the Lead Counsel in Sheikh et al v. Bitter et al, 1:22-cv-02044, I am extremely happy to share that within 45 days of filing a complaint for Writ of Mandamus in the Northern District of Illinois (NDIL), the Department of State (DOS) decided to approve my client’s E-2 Nonimmigrant Visa...
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