October 29, 2018 admin No comments exist

If you had submitted a Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence between May 1st and September 9th of 2018, USCIS has now completed receipting and data entry for those petitions. You should have received receipts by 10/22/2018. If you have not received a receipt notice yet do not file a duplicate Form I-751…

October 2, 2018 admin No comments exist

We have had multiple reports of scammers posing as ICE officers trying to get money or information from unsuspecting individuals. There was one situation where an individual received a call from an “immigration officer” demanding payment of $950.00 today or he would be deported. Another individual received a call from “ICE media.” The scammer on…

October 2, 2018 admin No comments exist

In recent days, the circuit courts have come to different conclusions regarding the future of DACA. Some circuits have ruled that DACA should be reinstated in its entirety while a Texas judge is poised to rule that USCIS should stop processing new and renewal applications. We are monitoring the courts for any movement that may…

April 25, 2018 admin 2 comments

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates called the government’s decision to end the DACA program “virtually unexplained,” therefore it is “unlawful,” and ordered the full restoration of the DACA program. A 90-day hold on his decision was given to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide more solid reasoning…

April 2, 2018 admin No comments exist

To carry our President Trump’s extreme vetting executive order, the State Department will be publishing new rules that require most visitors and immigrants to the U.S. to reveal their recent social media histories. Visitors will also be asked to list phone numbers, email addresses, and international travel in the previous five years. 14 million people…

March 22, 2018 admin No comments exist

Farzaneh Law Firm will be hosting a free 1-credit hour CLE on Friday, March 30, 2018. If you would like to attend, please email us at contact@farzaneh.com to reserve your spot, as seating is limited. This CLE will be at our new office building located at 1025 SW 4th Street, Suite 201 in Moore, OK.

March 12, 2018 admin No comments exist

The EB-5 program is for entrepreneurs that can qualify for a green card if they make the necessary investment in a commercial enterprise in the U.S. and plan to create 10 permanent full-time jobs for qualified U.S. workers. It is said that by the end of this month we will see changes in the “EB-5…

March 6, 2018 admin No comments exist

Current Syrian beneficiaries under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) who want to maintain their status through September 30, 2019, must re-register between March 5 and May 4, 2018. USCIS will issue new Employments Authorization Documents (EAD) with expiration dates of September 30, 2019. To qualify for TPS under Syria, you must have continuously resided in the…

March 2, 2018 admin No comments exist

Last week a group of Vietnamese immigrants filed a lawsuit in federal court in Southern California against U.S. officials. They are alleging the U.S. authorities are holding them in detention facilities although the Vietnamese government has not agreed to take them back. Vietnam has agreed to repatriate deportees who arrived to the United States after…