Immigration News

  • Immigration Writs of Mandamus

    By David Gottfried on March 13, 2020

    So you filed an immigration case, everything is submitted and paid for, and now you’re waiting and waiting and…waiting. You call up the National Customer Service Center and they tell you your case is “awaiting security clearance” or “we’ll send an email to the office that has the file”. …

  • U.S. Immigration Options for International Organization Employees and their Dependents Upon Leaving the Organization

    By David Gottfried on March 2, 2020

    International Organization employees are granted G-4 non-immigrant visas to permit them to enter the U.S., and the United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) allows them to remain in the U.S. for the duration of their status as U.S. based International Organization employee. The spouse and children of the principal G-4 employee are issued the same visa classifications. …

  • I-140 Based Adjustment of Status Interviews

    By David Gottfried on October 30, 2017

    Beginning October 2, 2017, all I-140-based adjustment of status applicants will be required to appear for an in-person interview at a USCIS Field Office. …

  • G-4 U.S. Immigration & Tax Question And Answer Seminar

    By David Gottfried on January 19, 2017

    On February 28, 2017 From 1:00-2:30 pm At The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel …

  • Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

    By David Gottfried on December 19, 2016

    The final version of the long-awaited U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation, “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers,” was published in the Federal Register. The final rule will take effect on January 17, 2017. …

  • Registration of children born in the United States to Diplomats

    By David Gottfried on September 10, 2015

    A person born in the United States to a foreign diplomatic officer accredited to the United Stats, is not subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, and is not a U.S. Citizen. 8 CFR §101.3(a)(1) A foreign diplomatic officer is a person listed in the State Department Diplomatic list, also known as the blue list. …