Category Archives: Blog

H-4 Dependents Can Now Apply for Work Authorization

Posted on May 26th, 2015 by Gabriel

Certain H-4 Dependents are now permitted to request work authorization: Those foreign professionals stuck in the Employment based categories for receiving an immigrant visa (Green Card), will finally be granted relief in the form of work authorization granted by the USCIS for those... [ Read More ]

Today Marks the Day DAPA Would Have Opened

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by Gabriel

Today, May 20th 2015, should have been the day that the USCIS started accepting applications for the new DACA and DAPA programs. Unfortunately, the executive action enacted by President Obama has been halted by a federal lawsuit filed by the state of Texas and other Republican states. As... [ Read More ]

H1-B Petition (Fiscal Year 2016) Cap Met: April 7th, 2015

Posted on April 7th, 2015 by Gabriel

The USCIS has announced that it has reached the H1-B cap for FY2016.   This blog will answer a few questions regarding the H1-B Visa Cap. Will the USCIS still accept my H1-B petition if I submit it after April 7, 2015? Unfortunately, the USCIS will stop accepting any petition received... [ Read More ]

H-1B Spouses (H-4) will have Authorization to Work in the US Starting May 26, 2015

Posted on February 25th, 2015 by Gabriel

  On February 24th, 2015, the USCIS announced that it will permit the H-4 spouses of certain H-1B holders to receive employment authorization in the United States. Prior to this, the foreign spouse in H-4 status was not eligible for employment authorization in the United States. This... [ Read More ]

Fiscal Year 2016 H1-B Filing Date is Approaching!

Posted on February 9th, 2015 by Gabriel

This notice is intended to alert Employers of the deadline to file for Fiscal Year 2016 H1-B Visas is right around the corner. The USCIS will start accepting petitions on April 1, 2015. Our attorneys are currently meeting with Employers wanting to sponsor professional workers for... [ Read More ]

Acceptance for Applications for DAPA is Currently on Hold!!!

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by Gabriel

As of now the USCIS is not accepting applications for the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program but our offices located in San Jose, San Francisco and Pasadena, CA., are intaking clients now.   This blog will answer many of the questions people have regarding... [ Read More ]

Affidavit of Support (I-864)

Posted on December 19th, 2014 by Gabriel

What is an Affidavit of Support? The Affidavit of Support (AOS) is a legally enforceable contract between the petitioner (Sponsor) of an immigrant visa applicant and the U.S. government. In this case, the sponsor is accepting legal responsibility for financially supporting his/her... [ Read More ]

H1-B Visa for the 2016 Fiscal Year

Posted on December 2nd, 2014 by Gabriel

Earlier this year, (FY 2015) the USCIS announced that they were going to stop accepting applications for H1-B visas just a week after they started accepting the applications. Many people are still wondering when the next year’s season will begin. This blog will explain many of... [ Read More ]

Green Card Through Advance Parole for DACA Recipients Married to a U.S. Citizen

Posted on November 25th, 2014 by Gabriel

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about President Obama’s speech on “Executive Action” and with that many people are still waiting for a “real change” to occur. Before, the only way for an undocumented immigrant to obtain a green card is through filing for a Provisional... [ Read More ]

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