Robert Blanco

USCIS Publishes Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Guidance – No Good News Here

By: Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Esq. and Robert J. Blanco, Esq. [...]

By | 2018-06-05T06:10:29+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Robert Blanco, USCIS|Comments Off on USCIS Publishes Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Guidance – No Good News Here

Apply for U.S. Citizenship, and Get Deported – 7 Things to Know About U.S. Naturalization

By: Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Esq., Robert J. Blanco, Esq., and Richard [...]

By | 2018-05-29T16:25:41+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Naturalization, Richard Yemm, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on Apply for U.S. Citizenship, and Get Deported – 7 Things to Know About U.S. Naturalization

Vietnam EB-5 Retrogression Now a Reality: 5 Things to Know

Vietnam retrogression has now occurred and only Vietnamese EB-5 applicants who filed before July 22, 2014 will be eligible to receive an EB-5 immigrant visa.  However, starting October 1, 2018, we expect the Vietnam Final Action Date to be sometime in 2015 or 2016.

By | 2018-05-15T23:25:29+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Joseph Barnett, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on Vietnam EB-5 Retrogression Now a Reality: 5 Things to Know

An Era of Exclusion: Ongoing US Immigration Policy Changes Under the Trump Administration

An insight into recent developments in US immigration policy under the Trump administration

By | 2018-05-16T20:43:25+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, Joseph Barnett, Matthew Beatus, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on An Era of Exclusion: Ongoing US Immigration Policy Changes Under the Trump Administration

Impact of Marriage (and Divorce) during the EB-5 Process

These events such as marriage or divorce can significantly impact your case. Since the EB-5 process is often a long journey, these questions seem to be coming up more often.

By | 2018-05-21T22:17:26+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Eva Yang, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on Impact of Marriage (and Divorce) during the EB-5 Process

New U.S. Immigration Public Charge Provisions – The Dawn of a New Era – Do Not Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor ….”

USCIS guidance from 2011 defined a public charge. Under its narrow definition, many forms of public benefits would not render someone a public charge. 

By | 2018-05-22T00:19:58+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on New U.S. Immigration Public Charge Provisions – The Dawn of a New Era – Do Not Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor ….”

Vietnam EB-5 Demand Exceeds Expectations – U.S. State Department Predicts April 2018 Final Action Date – What Does That Mean For the EB-5 Waiting Line?

The priority date for Vietnam EB-5 will become subject to a final action date no later than April. The China-mainland born and Vietnam Employment fifth preference dates would be the same.

By | 2018-05-22T19:29:25+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Joseph Barnett, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on Vietnam EB-5 Demand Exceeds Expectations – U.S. State Department Predicts April 2018 Final Action Date – What Does That Mean For the EB-5 Waiting Line?

5 Reasons Indian Citizens Should Consider EB-5 Visa to U.S. – 2018 UPDATE

Here are five updated reasons why EB-5 may be an especially attractive option for Indian citizens right now, as the other options are getting difficult.

By | 2018-05-22T19:27:47+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Bernard Wolfsdorf, Blog, EB-5, Robert Blanco|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Indian Citizens Should Consider EB-5 Visa to U.S. – 2018 UPDATE