News and Events

  • USCIS announced that on June 4, 2018, it began issuing redesigned Citizenship and Naturalization certificates. The forms have been redesigned to better combat fraud and alteration and to make these documents more secure. The eight certificates that have been redesigned include Forms N-550, N-578, N-570,......

  • USCIS issued a policy memorandum yesterday changing the way USCIS will calculate unlawful presence for F-1 and J-1 visa holders (as well as their dependents). Previously, F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors who were granted duration of status (D/S) would not start accruing unlawful presence......

  • USCIS just announced that it received 190,098 H-1B petitions for this year’s H-1B lottery, meeting the congressionally-mandated 65,000 regular cap and 20,000 U.S. master’s cap. Any petition that has not been selected will be returned with filing fees. Veera Law is expecting to receive receipt......