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News Update!


Matter of Y-M-C- States Limit on U.S.C.I.S. Ability to Automatically Deny I-212 Because of Another Possible Ground of Inadmissibility


Article "Warnings On Immigration Changes" as published in the Immigration Daily on May 15, 2018.


Article "For Some Well-to-do China-born, A Faster, More Useful, And Perhaps Less Expensive Alternative Than Eb-5 Investment To U. S. Immigration" as published in the Immigration Daily on April 12, 2018.


Article "Extorting Protectors Of The Innocent On DACA; I-485 Filing When U.s.c.i.s. Says That You Cannot; H-1B Decisions To Mull Over; Other H-1B Scuttlebutt; Planning Your Litigation According To Circuit" as published in the Immigration Daily on March 1, 2018.


Article "President Trump In How Many Ways Does He Hurt This Country? DACA And More" as published in the Immigration Daily on January 17, 2018.


Article "No Surprises In January 2018 Visa Bulletin; Dangers In Leaving The U. S. For NIV Consular Interviews; Varied H-1B RFE Response Strategies" as published in the Immigration Daily on December 15, 2017.

Previously Published News Updates (2015 - Present) (2012-2014) (2007 -2011)

Articles, Questions & Answers

05.18.18 1.Would Like to Change O-3 to a Working Visa, What Are the Options?
2.F-2A NVC Documents
3.E-1 visa
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on May 18, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
05.11.18 1.Is There Any Impact on L-2 EAD Renewal Approval If My L-2 Visa Extension Is Pending?
2.Partner Moving to U.S. to Study PhD and I Would Like to Go With and Work
3.B-2 Visa But Pregnant
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on May 11, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
05.11.18   June 2018 Visa Chart
05.04.18 1.B1/B2 Visa - Legal to Work?
2.Can I Get Married Before My Consulate Interview?
3.K-1 Visa
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on May 4, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
04.27.18 1.Regular EAD and Green Card
2.Have Both H-1B & B1/B2 visas, Safe to Enter as Visitor?
3.What Documents Should A Divorced Green Card Holder Has Traveling From the USA to The Home Country and Back to the USA?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on April 27, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
04.20.18 1.Can I Cancel My I-765 Application for Replacement of OPT EAD Card, If I Got My Old Card Back?
2.How Do We Resubmit a Green Card Application (Through Marriage) After Receiving a Rejection Letter Because One of the Checks Had an Incorrect Date?
3.Can I Directly Apply for U.S. Passport?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on April 20, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
04.13.18 1.I Got Letter From Selective Service System But I Am on F1 Visa
2.If I Helped My Church Members to Fill Up I-589 Form and Signed My Name on Form, Does It Affect My Apply of Asylum Later On?
3.American Living Abroad
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on April 13, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
04.06.18 1.Asylum Appeal Denied
2.Consulate Interview
3.How can I have my parents and sibling to come to USA?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on April 6, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
04.01.18 1.From China, Should I and the Company Pick EB-2 or EB-3 Now That My Labor Certification Is Approved?
2.What is Happening to My Petition Case for My Brother?
3.What Problems Can I Have With Entering the U. S. If I Have Been Approved For I-140 Petition and I Have a F-1 Student Visa?
4.What to Do If I Want to Quit My H-1B Job?
Q&A's published on the World Journal Weekly on April 1, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
03.30.18 1.Do I Have to Go to My Country to Get My Residence?
2.How Can I Change My Records at USCIS?
3.I Am in B-1/B-2 Visa Status, How Can I Change to The Other Visa?
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on March 30, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
03.27.18   VT, TX, CA, NE,Potomac, IPO & NBC Processing Times Updated
03.23.18 1.What Forms Do I Need to File to Bring My Wife to America?
2.Family Based Green Card
3.I Want to Bring a Young Man From Overseas to America for My Business.
Q&A's published on and the Epoch Times on March 23, 2018
(English)(Chinese Traditional) (Chinese Simplified)
Previously published articles and Q&As (2016~ Present) (2014~ 2015) (2011~2013) (2008~2010) (2005~2007) (2002~2004)
Previously published Website Reader Q&A (2006-2009)


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