News and Events

  • On July 13th, USCIS issued a policy memorandum that provides guidance to USCIS adjudicators giving them full discretion to deny an application, petition or request without first issuing a Request for Evidence (RFE) or Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID) if all the required evidence......

  • 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......