Immigrant Visa

Ten Reasons Why the Trump Administration Public Charge Proposal is Bad Policy

By Bernard Wolfsdorf 1) Circumventing Congress, the proposal does a [...]

By | 2018-09-24T23:25:08+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, Immigrant Visa, Trump Administration, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ten Reasons Why the Trump Administration Public Charge Proposal is Bad Policy

The “Red Combo Card” Option for EB-5 Indian Nationals – Will It Work?

By: Bernard Wolfsdorf and Joseph Barnett The threat of long visa [...]

By | 2018-09-13T23:46:33+00:00 September 8th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, EB-5, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on The “Red Combo Card” Option for EB-5 Indian Nationals – Will It Work?

Immediate EB-1 Retrogression Revealed by DOS – Will USCIS Accept Adjustment of Status Applications?

As we approach the end of the fiscal year, September [...]

By | 2018-07-17T21:23:26+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Employment Based Immigration, Family-Based Immigration, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on Immediate EB-1 Retrogression Revealed by DOS – Will USCIS Accept Adjustment of Status Applications?

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?

EB-5 Project Restructuring and Priority Date Retention

EB-5 success stories often occur but are rarely publicized. On the other hand, news about “failing” EB-5 projects, or the involvement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), or lawsuits brought by EB-5 investors against project developers or Regional Centers attract readership and are aplenty.

By | 2018-05-26T03:00:27+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Blog, EB-5, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on EB-5 Project Restructuring and Priority Date Retention

USCIS Updates Processing Times and Creates New Case Inquiry Date

USCIS has updated its official Case Processing Time webpage, in [...]

By | 2018-05-16T21:31:31+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, H-1B Visas, Immigrant Visa, Permanent Residence (Green Card)|Comments Off on USCIS Updates Processing Times and Creates New Case Inquiry Date

Employment-Based Sixth Preference: Is it For Real?

With the new Form I-941, our firm has received numerous questions about a potential path to green card status through U.S.-sponsored entrepreneurship. 

By | 2018-12-11T18:16:24+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, Cliff Rosenthal, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on Employment-Based Sixth Preference: Is it For Real?

Big Brother is Watching–4 Things to Know about Applying for U.S. Visas and Citizenship in the Digital Information Age

Given the current status of how information sharing can impact U.S. immigration applications, the following are four facts and tips for foreign nationals

By | 2018-05-22T23:12:02+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, Immigrant Visa, Matthew Beatus, Non-Immigrant Visa|Comments Off on Big Brother is Watching–4 Things to Know about Applying for U.S. Visas and Citizenship in the Digital Information Age

Why are the January Visa Numbers for the EB-5 Regional Center Program Unavailable for January 2018? And What’s In Store for the Year of the Dog?

No EB-5 regional center visas can be issued in January 2018, unless Congress extends the EB-5 Regional Center program beyond. Why is it? Find out here!

By | 2018-05-23T00:06:46+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Immigrant Visa, Joseph Barnett|Comments Off on Why are the January Visa Numbers for the EB-5 Regional Center Program Unavailable for January 2018? And What’s In Store for the Year of the Dog?

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