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News Flash: Supreme Court Rules Against TPS Recipients

On Monday, June 7, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United Stated (SCOTUS) unanimously ruled that some Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients are not eligible for lawful permanent resident status, commonly known as green cards. It is important to note that this ruling does not apply to all TPS recipients. Specifically, the court made it…

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News Flash: USCIS Suspends Biometrics Requirement

Due to the backlog in applications, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will temporarily suspend the biometrics (commonly known as “fingerprinting”) requirement for certain applicants filing Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. Timeframe for Biometrics Suspension The suspension goes into effect on May 17, 2021 and is expected to be in…

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Adoption and Immigration Law

Many compassionate American couples are motivated to adopt a child born overseas. But keep in mind that international adoption can be a very complex process. In fact, if you’re considering the adoption of a child from another country, you should seek the services of an experienced immigration attorney for Adoption and Immigration Law. A good…

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Visas for Foreign-born Family Members

The United States allows citizens and lawful permanent residents to act as sponsors for foreign-born family members, however, the government is very strict as to what relationship to the citizen or permanent resident the foreign citizen must have in order to be sponsored. Aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, grandparents, cousins, and in-laws can’t generally…