Articles

2015-07-17 - Article "Proposed I-601A Expansion Rule Exciting in Giving Right to Apply to All Family and Employment-based Petition Applicants, Visa Lottery Winners, and Certain Special Immigrants!"
Article - A Sense of Timing on Available Numbers Under Senate Bill 744 (Comprehensive Immigration reform) - in Interpreter Releases, Vol.90, No. 20 (May 20, 2013). Reprinted by permission of West, a Thomson business. Interpreter Release is the leading weekly immigration law periodical featuring in-depth, comprehensive analysis and authoritative coverage of legislation and regulations, cases, and agency guidance.
2013-03-08 - Article "Notes From the 2/26/13 U.S.C.I.S. Teleconference on I-601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers." as published in the Immigration Daily on March 8, 2013
2013-03-02 - Notes From the 2/26/13 U.S.C.I.S. Teleconference on I-601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers.
2013-01-22 - Article "I-601A Summary and Comment" as published in the Immigration Daily on January 21,2013
2013-01-21 - Article - I-601A Summary and Comment (English)
2012-12-05 - Article " H.R. 6429 Another Zero Sum Game That Does Not Have To Be, Disturbing News For China EB-5 Picture, More Reason To Appeal USCIS Decisions" as published in the Immigration Daily on December 5, 2012
Article -Arizona v. United States a Decision for Immigrant Rights. (English)
Article - I-601 Provisional Waiver Moving Forward As Public Comment Period Ends. (English)
Article - Recent Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) Decisions of Interest (English)
Article - "Examination of EB-2 Visa Demand Vis-a-Vis H.R. 3012" (Part 3) (English)
Article - "Examination of EB-2 Visa Demand Vis-a-Vis H.R. 3012" (Part 2) (English)
Article - "Examination of EB-2 Visa Demand Vis-a-Vis H.R. 3012" (Part 1) (English)
Article - U.S.C.I.S. Issues Notice of Intent to Issue Rule to Allow EWI Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens to File and Have I-601 Waiver Applications Adjudicated in U.S. Before They Decide to Interview Overseas for Immigration. (English)
Article - Exiting the Year on H.R. 3012, K-1/K-2 Issues, and H-1B Marketing Manager /Marketing Research Positions Contretemps. (English)
Article - Prosecutorial Discretion, Deferred Action, K-1 Initial Evidence, Consular Administrative Delays, 12/21/00 Physical Presence Not Required for CSPA Derivatives, Timely Retraction of Misrepresentation, Self-Sponsorship Where Law Requires Substitute Financial Sponsor, Etc. (English)
Article - U.S.C.I.S. EB-5 Quarterly Stakeholder Engagement Yields Some Answers to EB-5 Processing. (English)
Article - "Motions To Reopen Requiring Exercise Of Prosecutorial Discretion - Should They Be Treated More Kindly Under Administration's New Policy? Filing I-130 Petitions Overseas With U.S.C.I.S. Now; Entry Without Inspection (EWI) With Inability To Immigrate May Have Solution " as published in the Immigration Daily on September 12, 2011
Article - "Administration Puts Secure Communities Imbroglio To Rest With Prosecutorial Discretion Applicability To 300,000 National Immigration Court Caseload " as published in the Immigration Daily on August 31, 2011
Article - "September Visa Bulletin Shows Significant Gains In F-2A And EW-3 Categories And Raises Questions Concerning Prior Retrogression Dates" as published in the Immigration Daily on August 16, 2011
Article - "ICE Halfway Solution Not The Answer To Secure Communities Problem " as published in the Immigration Daily on June 20, 2011
Alan Lee Talks to Chinese United Association of Brooklyn as published in the SingTao Daily on June 8, 2011 (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Alan Lee Speaks on Immigration to United Chinese Association of Brooklyn on May 15th Concerning L-1A Intracompany Transfers, EB-5 Investment, and PERM Labor Certifications. (Part 3) (English)
Alan Lee Speaks on Immigration to United Chinese Association of Brooklyn on May 15th Concerning L-1A Intracompany Transfers, EB-5 Investment, and PERM Labor Certifications. (Part 2) (English)
Alan Lee Speaks on Immigration to United Chinese Association of Brooklyn on May 15th Concerning L-1A Intracompany Transfers, EB-5 Investment, and PERM Labor Certifications. (Part 1) (English)
Article - "Ten Interesting Tidbits to Help or Let You Understand Your Immigration Case "as published in World Journal Weekly on May 15, 2011 (English)
Article - "Some Of The More Recent Department Of Homeland Security Immigration Related Programs, Systems, Added Requirements And Internet Inspections With Which You Should Be Familiar " as published in the Immigration Daily on March 31, 2011
Article - Important Developments in Labor Certification Applications - in Interpreter Releases, Vol.88, No. 6 (February 7, 2011). Reprinted by permission of West, a Thomson business. Interpreter Release is the leading weekly immigration law periodical featuring in-depth, comprehensive analysis and authoritative coverage of legislation and regulations, cases, and agency guidance.
Article - "Important Developments in Labor Certification Applications, Part III" as published in World Journal on March 20, 2011 (English)
Article - "Important Developments in Labor Certification Applications, Part II" as published in World Journal on March 13, 2011 (English)
Article - "Important Developments in Labor Certification Applications, Part I" as published in World Journal on March 6, 2011 (English)
Article - The Renewed Hope for Immigration Legislation in 2011. - in Interpreter Releases, Vol.88, No. 2 (January 10, 2011). Reprinted by permission of West, a Thomson business. Interpreter Release is the leading weekly immigration law periodical featuring in-depth, comprehensive analysis and authoritative coverage of legislation and regulations, cases, and agency guidance.
Article - "The Renewed Hope for Immigration Legislation in 2011 " (English)
Article - "New I-129 form for non-immigrant workers must soon be used; New U.S.C.I.S. fees due on 11/23/10; H-1B count up to 65,200; Chances of legalization plunge after midterm elections; Republicans plan to attack automatic right of U.S.-born children to be citizens; DREAM Act being pushed by Dems in week of November 29th. " (English)
Article - "I-130 Petitions For Alien Spouses, PERM Processing Times, H-1B Cap Numbers, And Prioritization Of H-1B Cap Case Adjudications" as published in the Immigration Daily on October 6, 2010 (English)
Article - "Apparent Public Misunderstanding Of The Scope Of USICE Memorandum On Expediting Petitions And Applications And Dismissing Removal Proceedings" as published in the Immigration Daily on September 2, 2010 (English)
Article - "Immigration Court On Line 1-800 System To Be Severely Restricted To Users - Negative Ramifications For EOIR And Aliens." as published in the Immigration Daily on August 23, 2010 (English)
Article -" Visa Bulletin Movement For August 2010 Extremely Positive For Most Countries; EB-2 Cases For China And India Continue Their Leap Forward." as published in the Immigration Daily on July 20, 2010 (English)
Article - " Stiff Charges To Owners Of Chinese Employment Agencies That Supply And Restaurants Using Their Services to Obtain Undocumented Workers Part of New Obama Enforcement Plan." as published in the Immigration Daily on June 29, 2010 (English)
Article - "H-1B Count Shows Slowness in Petitions; DOL Releases PERM Processing Times; New Changes In VISA Fees For DOS; Proposed Large Fee Changes By U.S.C.I.S. " as published in the Immigration Daily on June 21, 2010
Mr. Lee's Win at Administrative Appeals Office as Reported in Interpreter Releases, Vol.87, No. 16 (April 19, 2010), " AAO Grants Waiver of Inadmissibility Based on Extreme Hardship to Applicant's LPR Mother". Reprinted by permission of West, a Thomson business. Interpreter Release is the leading weekly immigration law periodical featuring in-depth, comprehensive analysis and authoritative coverage of legislation and regulations, cases, and agency guidance.
Article - "Unpublished I-601 Waiver of Fraud Decision Counts China Family Planning Policy Fears and Country's Poor Healthcare as Important Factors in Approving Case." as published in World Journal on May 16, 2010 (English) (Newspaper Clipping) (Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
Article -"Recommendations On Positive Immigration Options That The Administration Should Explore." as published in the Immigration Daily on April 16, 2010 (English)
Article - " "Important Changes in Widely Used I-485 Adjustment of Status to Permanent Residence Form and Procedure." as published in the Immigration Daily on March 24, 2010 (English)
Article - "U.S.C.I.S. Liberalizes Filing and Amending Rules for I-751 Petitions to Assist in Timely Filing and Deal With Changed Circumstances After Filing." as published in the Immigration Daily on September 24, 2009 (English)
Article - "U.S.C.I.S. Liberalizes Filing and Amending Rules for I-751 Petitions to Assist in Timely Filing and Deal With Changed Circumstances After Filing." (English)
Article - "U.S.C.I.S. Adjudications on H-1B Petitions Beginning To Smell Like Day-Old Fish" as published in World Journal on August 23, 2009 (Newspaper Clipping)
Article - "U.S.C.I.S. Adjudications on H-1B Petitions Beginning To Smell Like Day-Old Fish"as published in the Immigration Daily on August 18, 2009 (English)
Article "Motions to Reopen Based on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Viable Again" (English) & as published in the Immigration Daily on June 11, 2009
Mr. Lee's non-precedent I-601 victory in Matter of Chang published in the Interpreter Releases on March 16, 2009
Article "Open Season For New H-1Bs" (English) as published in the Immigration Daily on April 14, 2009
Article - "An Illegal Immigrant's Tale - From Rags To Stardom" as Published in the World Journal on April 5, 2009 (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Mr. Lee Gets USCIS to Make Decision on Merits Where Ex-Attorney's Late Appeal & Later Motion Were Denied for Untimeliness, It Was Reported in World Journal on March 29, 2009 (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Mr. Lee's Victory on I-601 Fraud Waiver Application Reported in World Journal On March 21, 2009 (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Article - "An Illegal Immigrant's Tale - From Rags To Stardom" as published in the Immigration Daily on March 23, 2009
Alan Lee's Prepared Remarks As Panelist In The Immigration Law Weekly PERM Seminar On January 21, 2009 (English)

Article - "Grading The Various Governmental Bodies For Their Work On Immigration In 2008" as published in World Journal Weekly on January 25, 2009 (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Article - "Aliens Entering with Fraudulent Documentation and Married with U.S. Citizens or Otherwise Qualifying as Immediate Relatives May Now Adjust Status to Permanent Residence in New York if Hardship Waiver is Granted" as published in World Journal Weekly on January 18, 2009 (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Article - "Grading The Various Governmental Bodies For Their Work On Immigration In 2008" as published in the Immigration Daily on January 12, 2009
Article - "Grading The Various Governmental Bodies For Their Work On Immigration In 2008" (English)
Article - "Forced Re-Insertion of IUD as Routine Part of China’s One Child Policy Held by Board of Immigration Appeals not to Constitute Persecution for Asylum" as published in World Journal Weekly on November 16, 2008 (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Article - Housing Market Fiasco and American Retirements not Helped by Republican Administration's Immigration Raids Terrorizing Illegal Immigrant Potential Homebuyers (10/22/2008) (English) (Newspaper Clipping) and as published in the Immigration Daily
Article - October Visa Numbers Open With A Thud - Action Needed Now To Pass "VISA EFFICIENCY AND E-VERIFY EXTENSION ACT OF 2008" (9/23/2008) (English) and as published in the Immigration Daily
Article "Changes to the Naturalization Interview Process of Questionable Value" as published in the Immigration Daily (8/13/2008)
Article - Changes to the Naturalization Interview Process of Questionable Value (8/5/2008) (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Article - POSTVILLE, IOWA - A Wake-Up To Tough Administration Enforcement of The Immigration Laws – What It Means to You (7/8/2008) (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Article - "USCIS New Guidance On CSPA Helpful In One Respect, But Flawed In Others" as published in World Journal Weekly on June 1, 2008 (6/2/2008) (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Article "USCIS New Guidance On CSPA Helpful In One Respect, But Flawed In Others " as published in the Immigration Daily on May 15, 2008
Article - "Community Relations Seminar Featuring U.S.C.I.S. Associate Director for Domestic Operations Discusses Many Topics of Interest" as published in World Journal Weekly on May 11, 2008 (4/26/2008) (English) (Newspaper Clipping)
Mr. Lee's Talk At Rutgers University On January 27, 2008 - Q&As posed by the audience concerning H-1B and NIW issues (Part 6 of 6). Published in Sing Tao Weekly on 3/23/08
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Mr. Lee's Talk at At Rutgers University On January 27, 2008 - Outstanding Professor or Researcher and National Interest Waiver Cases (Part 5 of 6). Published in Sing Tao Weekly on 3/16/08 (English)
Alan Lee's Talk At Rutgers University On January 27, 2008 - PERM Labor Certifications (Part 4 of 6). Published in Sing Tao Weekly on 3/9/08 (English)
Alan Lee's Talk At Rutgers University On January 27, 2008 - H-1B Issues (Part 3 of 6). Published in Sing Tao Weekly on 3/2/08 (English)
Mr. Lee's Talk at At Rutgers University On January 27, 2008 - Strategies of Filing H-1B's (Part 2 of 6). Published in Sing Tao Weekly on 2/24/08 (English)
Alan Lee's Talk At Rutgers University On January 27, 2008 - H-1B Issues (Part 1 of 6). Published in Sing Tao Weekly on 2/17/08 (English)
Article "Speed of Naturalizations - Can't They Do More?" (English) (01/24/2008)
Mr. Lee's Unpublised Matter of Chen Digested in Interpreter Releases, Vol.84, No. 43 (November 5, 2007). Reprinted by permission of West, a Thomson business. Interpreter Release is the leading weekly immigration law periodical featuring in-depth, comprehensive analysis and authoritative coverage of legislation and regulations, cases, and agency guidance. 12/4/2007
Article "In Unpublised Matter of Chen, Board Addresses Issues of Timeliness of I-130 Appeal and Chinese Cultural "Discrepancies" In A Stokes Interview" as published on November 11, 2007 World Journal Weekly (English)
Article "In Absentia Hearings and Proper Service of NTAs and NOHs with Emphasis on Second Circuit Law Development" in Interpreter Releases, Vol.84, No. 37 (Sept. 24, 2007). Reprinted by permission of West, a Thomson business. Interpreter Release is the leading weekly immigration law periodical featuring in-depth, comprehensive analysis and authoritative coverage of legislation and regulations, cases, and agency guidance.
Article "The 100 Naturalization Questions and How to Really Improve the Naturalization Experience" as published in the Immigration Daily on October 23, 2007 (English)
Article "Astonishingly High Visagate Numbers,..." as published in the Immigration Daily on September 11, 2007
Article "Astonishingly High Visagate Numbers, Conspiracy Theory by Conservatives on Latest Enforcement Efforts Being Administration Goad for Amnesty, and Encouragement for Early Filing of Expired Green Card Replacement Applications" (English) 08/31/2007
Mr. Lee Quoted in World Journal After Visa Number Scandal Resolution (English) 07/18/2007
Article "Is Money Behind U.S.C.I.S. Move to have Department of State take Unprecedented Action to “Update” July Visa Chart?" as published in the Immigration Daily
Amended Article "Details Leaking Out on July Visa Chart Fiasco Show Extraordinary and Legally Questionable Steps by U.S.C.I.S. to Exhaust Visa Numbers to Protect Fee Hike Collections" (English) 07/07/2007 as published in the Immigration Daily
Article "Details Leaking Out on July Visa Chart Fiasco Show Extraordinary and Legally Questionable Steps by U.S.C.I.S. to Exhaust Visa Numbers to Protect Fee Hike Collections" (English) 07/06/2007
Article "Is Money Behind U.S.C.I.S. Move to have Department of State take Unprecedented Action to “Update” July Visa Chart?" (English) 07/05/2007
Mr. Lee's Article on June 4, 2007 - "S. 1348's Retroactive Effect On Family And Employment Categories Not Warranted - A Proposed Solution" (English) (As Published in the Immigration Daily)
Article on May 26, 2007 - "$10,000 Required For Earned Legalization and Adjustment Under the Secure Borders, Employment Opportunity and Immigration Reform Act " (English)
Mr. Lee's 4/2/07 Comment to Department of Homeland Security on Proposed Fee Increase (English)
Fellow attorney agrees with Mr. Lee's support of I J Jeffrey Chase in Immigration Daily
Mr. Lee's Comment to March 28, 2007 White House Immigration Reform Proposal - Z Visas (English)
Mr. Lee's Recent Series as Digest by Immigration Daily - "Current Immigration Highlights - March 2007" (As Published in the Immigration Daily)
Compilation of Mr. Lee's recent 4 part series "In support of Immigration Judge J. Chase; important bill on U.S.C.I.S. fee raise limitations and FBI name check time limits; the right of asylee derivatives to travel back to their homeland; and hope for the DREAM Act. " (3/24/2007)
Article - Part IV of a four part series, "DREAM Act has More Hope of Passage This Year" (3/23/2007)
Mr. Lee's Article - Part III of a four part series, "Derivative Asylees Allowed to Travel to the Principal's Country of Persecution" (3/22/2007) Article - Part II of a four part series, "S. 795/ H.R. 1379 Propose Important Restrictions on U.S.C.I.S. Fee Hikes and FBI Name Checks" (3/21/2007)
Article - Part I of a four part series, "In support of Immigration Judge J. Chase" (3/20/2007)
World Journal Weekly on January 14, 2007 Published Mr. Lee's Article - "THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWLEDGE AND PATIENCE IN IMMIGRATION LAW " (English) (Newspaper Clipping) (Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
World Journal Weekly on November 5, 2006 Published Mr. Lee's Article -"Will The Denial of Your Immigration Application or Petition on or After October 1st Force You Before The Immigration Court?" (English) (Newspaper Clipping) (Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
More on NTA Issuance Quoting Mr. Lee's Article - "Will The Denial of Your Immigration Application or Petition on or After October 1st Force You Before The Immigration Court?" 10-14-2006 (As Published in the Immigration Daily)
Mr. Lee's Article - "Will The Denial of Your Immigration Application or Petition on or After October 1st Force You Before The Immigration Court?" 09-29-2006 (English) (As Published in the Immigration Daily)

World Journal Weekly on August 27, 2006 Published Mr. Lee's Article "Little Immigration Points That Not Everyone Knows" (English) (Newspaper Clipping) (Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)

World Journal Weekly on August 20, 2006 Published Mr. Lee's Article "Immigration News Affecting Large Numbers of People" (English) (Newspaper Clipping) (Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
Mr. Lee's decision at Board of Immigration Appeals was published in The Interpreter Releases 1484, 83 NO. 27 on July 17, 2006 under title, "Chinese Divorce Valid Even Without Physical Appearance, BIA Finds" (As Published in the Interpreter Releases)
Article "BIA In Unpublished Decision Rules On Presence Requirement For Foreign Divorce To Be Recognized In New York State" was published in The Immigration Daily on July 11, 2006 (As Published in the Immigration Daily)
World Journal Weekly on June 25, 2006 Published a Special Report on Mr. Lee's fight to qualify his over 21 year old client as a child under the “Child Status Protection Act" and "U.S. Patriot Act” ( English) (Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
World Journal Weekly - Special Report Website Link (Chinese Only)
Mr. Lee's 6/10/06 Comments to the Department of Homeland Security Interim Rule of May 12, 2006, Withdrawing the Regulation on the Prohibition Against Paroled "Arriving Aliens" Adjusting Status to Permanent Residence (English) (Chinese Traditional ) (Chinese Simplified)
World Journal Weekly on May 21, 2006 Published Mr. Lee's article "Conservative Put Themselves In An Immigration Pickle" (English)(Newspaper Clipping) (Chinese Traditional ) (Chinese Simplified)
Article "Conservative Put Themselves In An Immigration Pickle" was published in The Immigration Daily on May 10, 2006 (As Published in the Immigration Daily)

 

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