To Appeal or Refile?

By |2011-12-14T11:24:53-06:00December 14th, 2011|Categories: DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), General, Green Cards, Immigrant Health Care Workers in the U.S., Non-Immigrant Visas for Temporary Workers / H-1B|Tags: , , |

Published: December 14, 2011 The Administrative Appeals Office (“AAO”) is a specially designated unit within the Department of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigration Service charged with reviewing appeals of various immigration related petitions and applications.  Sometimes the choice of filing an appeal vs. simply re-filing the same application or petition with new evidence depends on a variety of factors, including the time it takes the Administrative Appeals Office to review the original decision and issue their own assessment.  Since processing times at the AAO can be quite prohibitive, re-filing a new petition or application with the office that has already issued a denial, […]