Employment-Based Adjustment of Status is the path that many foreign nationals currently living in the U.S. choose to take if they have secured a job at which their employer is willing to sponsor their petition for a green card.
The coronavirus pandemic led to the suspension of U.S. visa services around the world. As restrictions start to ease, most U.S. embassies and consulates have resumed certain immigrant and nonimmigrant visa appointments. An applicant can schedule a US visa appointment anywhere in the world. If they are traveling and would need to schedule their US visa interview appointment in a third country,...
A green card is a legal document that allows immigrants to have permanent residence in the United States. Once you have a green card, you can apply for U.S. citizenship after 5 years, or 3 years if you are the spouse of a U.S. citizen, and only if you were a permanent resident during that time.
Terminating an employee is always a difficult decision. When terminating an immigrant employee, employers must ensure that they are in accordance with state and federal law due to the distinct challenges and consequences that must be addressed. An employer should consult with both their employment lawyer and immigration attorney before taking any action.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) acknowledged the issue concerning the issuance of Requests for Evidence (RFEs) in the AILA National which was held in August 2021 presided by the CIS Ombudsman.