Associate Attorney Abhinav Goel and Partner Lisa Brenman of our DC office were successful in obtaining an I-601 waiver for a client from India. The client came to our office after working with several attorneys. The client was married to a U.S. citizen and sought adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence based on his marriage. However, the client was inadmissible to the U.S. based on a misrepresentation he made while applying for a tourist visa on the advise of a loc
WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador for an additional 18 months, effective March 10, 2015, through Sept. 9, 2016. Filing Period: Current TPS El Salvador beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period that runs from Jan. 7, 2015, through March 9, 2015. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) encourages beneficiarie
H-1B VISA is a temporary specialty occupation visa for U.S. companies who want to hire non-U.S. citizens. These visas are very useful for industries which wish to hire high-skilled workers from outside the U.S. temporarily, especially because of low availability of skilled labor in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. The petition for an H-1B is a complex process which requires a careful review of not only the company’s records, but also of the potentia
Thank you to Pastor Elda Toledo of Iglesia Cristiana Renacer for inviting Brenman Immigration Law Firm's Associate Attorney Elizabeth Heetderks to speak on new immigration options under President Obama's recent executive actions. We enjoyed speaking with the large crowd of congregants from this church. Feel free to email us at email@example.com or call us at 1-919-932-4593 to learn more.
WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the existing TPS designation for the country from April 1, 2015, through Sept. 30, 2016. This allows eligible nationals of Syria (or persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Syria) to register or re-register for TPS in accordance with the notice published today in the Federal Register. When to File: To extend your TPS, you must re-re
President Obama’s announced administrative relief has created some confusion about who might be eligible for expanded DACA and the new DAPA program. This consumer alert offers a one-page summary of eligibility and warns against scammers and notarios and is available in English and Spanish. Questions or concerns about the alert should be directed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-932-4593 — in Washington, DC.
Planning a trip across the border this year? U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has a new app for you which may make your travel much easier than before. The app provides estimated wait times and open lane status at land ports of entry allowing travelers to make an informed decision of where and when to cross the border. Wait times for pedestrian and
passenger and commercial vehicle crossings are broken down by lane type (standard, SENTRI, NEXUS, FAST, Ready Lane, et