Category Archives: USCIS

Consular Refusals and Lawyers Who Do Not Provide Legal Support for Visa Interviews

As is well-known, most employment and family cases involve a two-step process: 1) the submission of a petition to USCIS for approval; and 2) the completion of a visa interview at a US consulate or embassy outside the United States.  … Continue reading

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Immigrant Waivers – New Hope for the Refused?

Previously, USCIS overseas offices had responsibility for reviewing I-601 immigrant waiver applications. This led to inconsistent adjudications among various overseas offices and extreme variations in processing times.  We first discussed the patent unfairness of this system on this blog back … Continue reading

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Bait-and-Switch, USCIS-Style

The below article by White & Associates was recently published on the Immigrant Lawyer’s Weekly website - http://discuss.ilw.com/content.php?2396-Article-Bait-and-Switch-USCIS-Style-by-Kenneth-White Bait-and-Switch, USCIS – Style1 by  Kenneth White Reader Quiz: What is the difference between these two regulations? Executive capacity means an assignment within … Continue reading

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