Immigration News

By Attorney Chris Caday Lozano In an attempt to limit legal immigration, the Trump Administration again will make it hard for immigrants to enter the United States.  The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a rule that would make it much more difficult for U.S. citizens...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano On September 26, 2020, the Washington Post published a news article of planned ICE raids in California starting October 2020.  The Trump administration is preparing an immigration enforcement blitz next month that would target arrests in U.S. cities and jurisdictions that...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano The USCIS provided additional guidance on the definition of "extreme hardship." To be granted a provisional waiver, applicants must demonstrate that their absence from the United States would cause "extreme hardship" to a spouse or parent who is a U.S. citizen...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano Green cards are important especially when traveling abroad.  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 card that have expired...

By Atty. Chris  Caday Lozano In some cases containing weak documentary relationship evidence, the adjudicator may refer the case for an investigation. This additional scrutiny may include deep public record searches, an early morning visit at their home, and interviews with neighbors, family and co­ workers. How...

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 The immigrant community already suffered from the first three and a half years of Trump.  Another four years would totally destroy the dreams of all immigrants to be a part of this country. Looking back in August 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump departed...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano Good news for immigrant community!  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on August 25, 2020, Tuesday announced it would abandon plans to furlough more than 13,000 employees next week, temporarily averting a scenario that would have crippled the processing of applications for...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano In another Trump Administration effort to reduce legal immigration, the USCIS updated its policy manual to make it harder for applicants to obtain work authorization. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has imposed new requirements on its officers for exercising discretion that...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano The final action date for spouses and children of permanent resident under the Visa Bulletin for August 2020 is now current.  On the other hand, the filing date for immigrant visa in the August 2020, visa bulletin is for petitions filed...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano USCIS will increase its filing fees by October 2. 2020.  There is a discount of $10 if the forms are filed online. The following are the common forms used with the corresponding new filing fees using paper filing are as follows: I-130...

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