5 08, 2013

Change in Employer Ownership and Its Impact on the Immigration Process

By |2013-08-05T14:32:39-05:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration Law, Green Cards, Immigrant Health Care Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Published:  August 5, 2013 For employers and the workers they petition for immigrant, or “green card”, status, a change in employer ownership can sometimes be problematic and present circumstances requiring the parties to take proactive steps to keep the case on track.  Whether the worker is already in the U.S. and seeking to adjust status here, or they have been waiting overseas to process their immigrant visa at their nearest U.S. consular post, it is not uncommon for employers to undergo change in structure or ownership while the parties await visa availability.  This is particularly true when it comes to the long […]

9 03, 2012

Green Cards and US Citizenship: DHS/CIS Continues Its Rapid Pace of Processing

By |2012-03-09T09:47:25-06:00March 9th, 2012|Categories: Citizenship / Naturalization and the N-400 Application, Conditional Permanent Residence Based on Marriage, DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., Employment-Based Immigration Law, Family-Based Immigration Law, Green Cards, Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Published: March 9, 2012 U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigration Services continues to do its job with efficiency and speed when it comes to processing Applications for Naturalization (N-400) and Applications for Adjustment of Status (green card – I-485) based on marriage to a U.S. citizen, or other family or employment immigrant category with current visa availability. Immigration interviews, at least through CIS Chicago, are being scheduled with lightning speed, and card production for approvable permanent resident applicants, and oath ceremonies for approvable U.S. citizenship applicants follow within just a week or two of the interview. In my 20+ years […]

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