DACA 2017 Renewal and the Current DACA Renewal Process Following President Trump's DACA executive order, there has been a mad dash by DACA recipients for renewal. At Bull City Lawyer, we've assisted clients whose expiration falls within the enumerated September 5, 2017 - March 5, 2018 expiration window to go through the daca renewal process. The deadline for the DACA 2017 renewal is/was October 5, 2017. It may have passed by the time you read this. The announcement made very clear that … [Read more...] about DACA 2017 Renewal
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USCIS sent a notice that says OPT denied Your day was going pretty well. You were planning your life post-graduation, searching for jobs, maybe you were already liaisoning with someone a company that has promised you a job once your post-graduate OPT is approved. But then you went to check your mail and found that USCIS sent you a notice... Inexplicably, the notice said contained the words "OPT denied." Maybe you panic because your F-1 status is about to run out. That notice looked something … [Read more...] about OPT Denied … to appeal or not to appeal?
Adjustment of Status within the United States Adjustment of Status is the process by which an eligible foreign national already in the United States can apply for permanent residence without having to return to their home country to obtain a visa through consular processing. Adjustment of status refers to the change of the foreign national’s legal status from a non-immigrant (temporary) category to an immigrant (permanent) category. Generally, to be eligible to file for adjustment of status … [Read more...] about Adjustment of Status
Who Needs to File an I-864? An affidavit of support, (USCIS Form I-864), is required for all immediate relatives of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents, (which include parents, spouses, and unmarried children under the age of 21, including orphans) and other relatives who qualify for immigration to the United States under one of the family-based preferences. An Affidavit of Support is not required for an immigrant who is self-petitioning for immigration benefits because they are the … [Read more...] about I-864 Affidavit of Support