Latest Details on Employment Based Green Card Interviews: Will Field Officers Readjudicate?

Latest Details on Employment Based Green Card Interviews: Will Field Officers Readjudicate? By Ameer Shaikh (Newark/Fremont, CA) On September 28, 2017, MPLG participated in a USCIS Ombudsman teleconference regarding the USCIS’ new interview requirement for employment based green cards. Here are a few of the salient points gleaned from the conversation: The USCIS will begin…

The Insidious Attack on Business Immigration to the U.S.

The Insidious Attack on Business Immigration to the U.S. By Kalpana V. Peddibhotla & Ameer Shaikh Trump Administration Changes Business Immigration Overnight and Simultaneously Circumvents the Legislative Process. This needs to be stated bluntly:  The Trump administration’s assault on immigrants is an assault on the viability and strength of American business. The immigration debate is often framed…

Travelers Be Wary – International Travel on Pending I-131 Will be Deemed Abandonment

Travelers Be Wary – International Travel on Pending I-131 Will be Deemed Abandonment By Roujin Mozaffarimehr The USCIS has changed its policy with regard to international travel while a form I-131 Application for Advance Parole is pending. In the past, the USCIS routinely approved advance parole applications where applicants traveled abroad during the pending period…