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Protecting Children from “Aging Out” of Petitions The Child Status Protection Act

Protecting Children from “Aging Out” of Petitions The Child Status Protection Act By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq.   Child Status Protection…

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Federal Judge Rules Trump Installation was Invalid- DACA is Reinstated for New Applicants!

Federal Judge Rules Trump Installation was Invalid- DACA is Reinstated for New Applicants! By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq.   A Federal District Court Judge in…

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USCIS Updates Policy Manual Guidance on the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA)

Release Date 11/13/2020 USCIS is clarifying existing guidance on the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) in the USCIS Policy Manual to address: Application of the…

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USCIS Updates Policy Guidance Regarding Discretionary Factors for Adjustment of Status Applications

Release Date 11/17/2020 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is updating existing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the exercise of the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security’s discretion in…

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The Pitfalls and Outlook of the Intra Company Transfer Executive or Manager

The Pitfalls and Outlook of the Intra Company Transfer Executive or Manager By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. The L1A classification category is a non-immigrant category…

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New H1B Interim Final Rule: Poised to be a Disaster!

New H1B Interim Final Rule: Poised to be a Disaster! By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. On October 8th, just 3.5 weeks before the 2020 Presidential…

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October 2020 Visa Bulletin: Options Have Opened Up for Many! By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq.

October 2020 Visa Bulletin: Options Have Opened Up for Many! By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. The Month of October is bringing huge changes in the…

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Stranded Abroad: Some Options to Consider for Returning to the United States By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq.

Stranded Abroad: Some Options to Consider for Returning to the United States By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. As the Black Cloud of the Covid Pandemic…

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USCIS Avoids Furlough of Almost 70% of the Agency Workforce

USCIS Avoids Furlough of Almost 70% of the Agency Workforce By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that the agency will…

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Public Charge Rule Blocked Because of Pandemic By Dev B. Viswanath, Esq.

Public Charge Rule Blocked Because of Pandemic By Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. On February 24, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) started…

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