The additional fee of $2,000 previously required by USCIS (under Section 402 of Public Law 111-230) for certain H-1B and L-1 petitions is no longer necessary, as long as the petition was filed on or after October 1, 2015. This fee has been required since August 13, 2010, by Public Law 111-230 for certain L-1A...Read More
USCIS has announced that, as part of an ongoing process to enhance and maintain the integrity of secure documents, it will now be laminating two specific travel documents: Form I-797F Transportation Letter (issued overseas, to allow applicants to travel) Form I-512L Parole Authorization Letter (known as AP) The transparent lamination process uses the newest technology...Read More
USCIS is now accepting credit card payments for N-400 Naturalization application fees, as long as the proper procedure is followed. Acceptable credit cards are Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Gift cards with logos for Visa, MasterCard or American Express are also acceptable forms of payment. How to submit your payment by credit card The...Read More
USCIS has announced that it is revising the procedure for determining visa availability for foreign nationals wishing to apply for employment-based or family-sponsored preference adjustment of status (green cards). Why Change the System? The purpose of the new system is to afford DOS greater accuracy in predicting the demand for immigrant visas, and permitting the...Read More
The season for being able to e-file certain USCIS forms is drawing to an end. There will be a new Electronic Immigration System in the future, which will take Legacy’s place. USCIS is already working on this new system. What does this mean for those would like to e-file their applications in the next month...Read More
7/8/2015 USCIS Provides Accommodations for Disabilities Individuals often require an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter, or other special accommodation when they appear in person at USCIS, yet USCIS field officers report that many do not take advantage of this assistance. This may be due to applicants being unaware of the procedure for requesting such accommodations....Read More
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