Immigration News

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano On May 5, 2020, a bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill to recapture 40,000 lost green cards, and give them to much needed doctors and nurses. The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act (S.3599) would speed the ability of foreign-born healthcare workers to...

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....

By Atty. Crispin 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...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano   When a person applies for a temporary visa to the United States, a person must actually have an intention to remain in the United States on a temporary basis and be limited by the rules of that visa. Similarly, when a...

By Atty. Crispin C. Lozano   The U.S. Department of Homeland Security implemented the Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule. Under the final rule, DHS will look at the factors required under the law by Congress, like an alien’s age, health, family status, assets, resources, and...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano President Trump issued an executive order banning Immigration for sixty days last week.  The details are as follows: The order bars foreign nationals from being able to obtain immigrant visas at a US Embassy or Consulate abroad if They are outside the...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano For the relatives of those who filed a petition sometime before April 30, 2001, they may be able to adjust their status if they are in the United States provided they qualified under INA Sec. 245(i). This section of the Immigration...

By Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Green cards are important especially when traveling abroad.  There are certain issues about replacing green card which we will discuss. Lost green card. The person who lost his green card may file to renew their USCIS-issued green card that have expired...

By Atty. Crispin C. Lozano As discussed in my prior article, on March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services (please note that this is only for those who have interviews and biometrics in field offices) at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the...

Compiled by Atty. Crispin C. Lozano   The USCIS issued a directive extending due dates for responding to RFE, NOID, NOIR, NOIT and Form I-290B Appeal or Motion.  The following is the exact directive from USCIS.   "In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...

Compiled Atty. Crispin C. Lozano For those who are scheduled for interviews at any USCIS local office, this is a copy of their guidelines. As of March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has suspended routine in-person services until at least April 1 to help slow the...

By Atty. Crispin 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...

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