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  • 9 Common USCIS Form Mistakes

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) applications can be complicated and meticulous. There is plenty of room for error when it comes to filling these forms out. Any mistakes made on your applications can result in the delay or denial of your visa. The following are the most common mistakes made when filling out USCIS paperwork: Forget to sign the document - A form could be returned or ...
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  • Immigration Policy Changes Affecting Legal Immigrants in 2019

    The Trump administration in 2018 focused on finding ways to curtail legal immigration and increase the powers of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enforce immigration laws. Although there are some updates and changes which have a negative impact on foreigners, others provide significant help. Immigrants will be affected by the following changes and updates in U.S. immigration law: ...
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  • USCIS to Address Asylum Backlog with Action

    Last week, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that they will schedule asylum interviews for recent applications ahead of older filings, in an effort to curb the growth of the agency’s asylum backlog. The agency is in charge of overseeing the country’s legal immigration system, such as adjudicating asylum claims. Considered to be at a crisis level, USCIS currently faces ...
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  • Protecting Your Status with a Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

    The Illegal Immigration Reform and Responsibility Act (IIRAIRA) created a three-year bar and 10- year bar on re-entry into the United States for various immigration violations. Will you be applying for the provisional unlawful presence waiver to protect your status? At the Verma Law Firm , our immigration lawyers serve San Jose, the Silicon Valley, and the surrounding areas with knowledgeable and ...
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