Immigration News

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano Beginning November 8, all U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. lawful permanent residents, and U.S. immigrants seeking to enter the United States by air will be required to show one of the following before boarding a flight to the United States: If you...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano The U.S. Embassy in Manila issued a update on the immigrant and nonimmigrant visa processing.   As of November 3, 2021 the U.S. Consulate issued the following guidelines: "Routine visa services remain suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The U.S. Embassy in the...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano Green cards are important especially when traveling abroad and applying for citizenship.   There are certain issues about replacing green card which we will discuss. 1.       Lost green card.  The person who lost his green card may file to renew their USCIS-issued green...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano When applying for naturalization, there are problems many applicants encountered during the interview process.  This is because they look at how you first get your green card and what actions you have made while a green card holder.  Listed below are...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano An approved marriage based petition may be revoked if the USCIS or the U.S. Consulate has a reasonable basis that was not considered at the time of the approval.  Until you are admitted to the U.S. as an immigrant or you...

By Atty. Chris  Caday Lozano Marriage fraud is a major part of USCIS investigations because they believe that marriage is a fast way to get a green card.  In some cases containing weak documentary relationship evidence, the adjudicator may refer the case for an investigation. This...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano The DHS published on FEBRUARY 18TH, 2021, its final rule on the 180 days automatic extension of work authorization.  DHS will automatically extends the employment authorization and validity of existing EADs for 180 days from the date of expiration if: The renewal application...

By Attorney Chris Caday Lozano There is a new law Niz-Chavez v. Garland decided by the US Supreme Court that will allow reopening of a case if the Notice to Appear sent to the Respondent do not have a hearing date and time at the first...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano Beginning Aug. 12, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is temporarily extending the validity period for Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, from two years to now four years due to COVID-19-related delays in processing. USCIS may consider a completed...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano On August 9, 2021, the USCIS announced that applicants filing for lawful permanent resident status are now able to apply for a Social Security number (SSN) or replacement card as part of the adjustment of status application process. A person who qualifies...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano Sometimes, for lack of guidance from an experienced immigration attorney, applicants for immigration benefits, including those seeking K-1 or K-2 visas, makes a fraudulent action or willful misrepresentation. In these cases, the applicants are required to file Form I-601 or Application...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano Good news for all immigrants having cases in Immigration Court.  The Biden Administration instructed ICE to use prosecutorial discretion on most immigration cases especially those in Immigration Courts.  We are waiting for the formal procedure to be adopted by ICE to...

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