Avi Friedman

Does USCIS Follow DOS’ 90-Day “Misrepresentation” Rule?

By: Joseph Barnett, Bernard Wolfsdorf, and Avi Friedman We previously [...]

By | 2018-05-30T23:53:40+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Avi Friedman, Bernard Wolfsdorf, Joseph Barnett, USCIS|Comments Off on Does USCIS Follow DOS’ 90-Day “Misrepresentation” Rule?

E-2 Investment Visa Changes – What Does It Mean?

The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) continues to update the Foreign Affairs Manual (“FAM”) in numerous areas, including recent changes in guidance regarding eligibility for E-2 treaty investor visas. Here are five changes to know.

By | 2018-05-15T18:45:01+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Avi Friedman, Blog, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on E-2 Investment Visa Changes – What Does It Mean?

New Streamlined E-1 & E-2 Investor Visa Processing at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto, Canada

The E Visa Unit at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto recently implemented a new, streamlined E-visa application process E visa applicants and renewers.

By | 2018-05-22T00:43:50+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Avi Friedman, Blog|Comments Off on New Streamlined E-1 & E-2 Investor Visa Processing at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto, Canada

U.S. State Department Issues Travel and Visa Ban Guidance & Waiver Criteria for Certain Predominately Muslim Countries, Iran, Chad, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen (& Venezuela & North Korea)

On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the government’s motions for emergency stays of preliminary injunctions issued by U.S. District Courts in the Districts of Hawaii and Maryland.

By | 2018-05-22T19:16:27+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Avi Friedman, Blog|Comments Off on U.S. State Department Issues Travel and Visa Ban Guidance & Waiver Criteria for Certain Predominately Muslim Countries, Iran, Chad, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen (& Venezuela & North Korea)

The U.S. Supreme Court Allows President Trump’s Most Recent Travel Ban to take Effect

President Trump's most recent travel ban update as of 2017 Dec.5. Find out all the fine details we go through in this post!

By | 2018-05-23T18:58:37+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Avi Friedman, Blog, Immigrant Visa, Non-Immigrant Visa|Comments Off on The U.S. Supreme Court Allows President Trump’s Most Recent Travel Ban to take Effect

5 Things to Know About the New Department of State 90-day Rule Regarding Misrepresentation Based on Conduct in U.S.: Is Adjustment of Status or Change of Status Now a Death Trap?

By: Joseph Barnett, Bernard Wolfsdorf, Avi Friedman, and Cliff Rosenthal [...]

By | 2018-05-24T23:57:20+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Avi Friedman, Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, Cliff Rosenthal, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on 5 Things to Know About the New Department of State 90-day Rule Regarding Misrepresentation Based on Conduct in U.S.: Is Adjustment of Status or Change of Status Now a Death Trap?