February 28, 2018 admin No comments exist

As of February 14, 2018, USCIS is accepting credit cards as a payment option for the filing fees of certain forms. Click the link below to see which forms are accepting credit cards as a method of payment. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office. https://www.uscis.gov/forms/forms-processed-uscis-lockbox-facilities

February 28, 2018 admin No comments exist

As of February 14, 2018, USCIS is accepting credit cards as a payment option for the filing fees of certain forms. Click the link below to see which forms are accepting credit cards as a method of payment. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office. https://www.uscis.gov/forms/forms-processed-uscis-lockbox-facilities

February 14, 2018 admin No comments exist

Farzaneh Law Firm will be hosting a free 1-credit hour CLE (pending approval) 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…

February 1, 2018 admin No comments exist

As of January 21, 2018, USCIS has a backlog of 311,00 pending asylum cases. To identify frivolous or fraudulent asylum cases, USCIS has returned to the approach of “last in, first out” for interview scheduling. USCIS will be using the following factors when scheduling asylum interviews: 1. Applications that were scheduled for an interview, but…

January 31, 2018 admin No comments exist

On January 18, 2018 USCIS announced that current beneficiaries of TPS under Haiti will need to re-register between January 18 and March 19 of 2018 if they want to maintain status through the termination date. Former Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke, determined that the disaster-related conditions for which Haiti had based TPS, is…

January 30, 2018 admin No comments exist

President Trump gave a proposition for the 1.8 million undocumented immigrants to gain citizenship. He mentioned that those eligible would be able to become citizens in 10 to 12 years. Trump stated, “If they do a great job, I think it’s a nice thing to have the incentive of, after a period of years, being…

January 30, 2018 admin 4 comments

The Mexican Consulate from Little Rock, AR will be traveling to Oklahoma in February and March of 2018. If you need a Mexican passport, matricula consular, or a copy of your birth certificate, among other things, the mobile Mexican Consulate will be facilitating these needs. They will be in Oklahoma City, February 13-16. They will…

January 17, 2018 admin No comments exist

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, the Trump Administration appealed U.S. District Judge William Alsup’s injunction on DACA to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to overturn the temporary injunction. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions stated, “We are now taking the rare step of requesting direct…

January 15, 2018 admin No comments exist

As of January 13, 2018, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA. The DACA policy will be operated on the same terms as before September 5, 2017. If you previously received DACA and it expired on or after September 5, 2017, you may still be eligible to file…

January 11, 2018 admin No comments exist

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, ICE agents raided 7-Eleven stores nationwide, from California to Florida. ICE’s Acting Director, Thomas D. Homan stated, “Today’s actions send a strong message to U.S. businesses that hire and employ an illegal work force: ICE will enforce the law, and if you are found to be breaking the law, you…