The December 2018 visa bulletin was released yesterday. It made for very disappointing reading as EB1 did not become ‘current’ as we were anticipating. The visa bulletin has never been more important than now, when most immigration policy changes with USCIS are impacting many people who are ‘almost’ getting their green cards in hand. We[…]
The administration continues its efforts in curbing legal immigration. The Notice to Appeal memo will be implemented in additional cases starting November 19th. Below is a copy of the news update from USCIS. You are welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Copied from the USCIS website: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration[…]
Tahmina will be joining a panel on the Brit Forum on Tax, US Immigration and UK Pensions. The event will be held on Saturday November 17th at 12:30 pm in Seattle. Learn about details and RSVP here. The event is free, please attend and share widely!
Our regular readers and followers will know that we are frequently in the news- whether we’ve shared comments and opinions with media reporters, or published articles, or even made presentations in private or public events. However, it’s been a long time since we updated our website with a list! Thanks to Alyssa, our wonderful paralegal,[…]
It was an honor to appear as a guest on the Washington State Indivisible Podcast hosted by Stephan Cox. Here is a link. Hope you will enjoy and share!
In one of the most consequential elections of our times, local Seattle community organizers have organized an event “My Vote My Voice” #MyVoteMyVoice on October 22 from 7pm to 9pm at Capitol Hill’s Optimism Brewing. Featured speakers include Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and American Muslim of the Year- Aneelah Afzali! I am[…]
The November 2018 visa bulletin was released today. Below are the new priority dates. It is worth noting that EB1 all countries is still not current. We have a number of clients in holding patterns and are monitoring this carefully as a result. It will be interesting to see how this works out procedurally. November[…]
It was an honor to appear on Start Dis Podcast hosted by the wonderful Jacqui Oh. Here is a link to the episode. A huge thanks to Jacqui for having me on her show! Hope you will enjoy and share.
USCIS published the proposed rules on ‘public charge’ policy changes. This will affect green card applications in a drastic way. Here is a link to the rules proposed. I will write more soon.
USCIS released a notice confirming that international students on F1 who are beneficiaries of H1B applications filed in April 2018 and are still waiting for adjudication, will start to accrue unlawful presence if they work beyond September 30th. If you or anyone you know is waiting for H1B adjudication and your OPT has expired, you[…]