Voluntary Departure

NOTICE: The information contained on this page site is intended to educate the general public and is not intended to provide legal advice. To ensure proper handling of your individual situation, please call +1-703-527-1779. Every year, thousands of [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:26:10+00:00 May 6th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Voluntary Departure

Asylum for a Political Activist from Ethiopia

PLEASE NOTE THAT CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DESCRIBED BELOW DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY I.S. LAW FIRM, PLLC. I.S. Law Firm secured [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:26:18+00:00 April 16th, 2015|asylum, Immigration|Comments Off on Asylum for a Political Activist from Ethiopia

Opening a Business with an F-1 Visa

Many international students who are studying in the United States would like to start their own business or open a company, but are unsure if it is permitted by the immigration law. Below are the answers to some [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:26:27+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Business Law, Immigration|Comments Off on Opening a Business with an F-1 Visa

Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Will be Eligible for Work Permits

On February 24, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced eligibility for employment authorization of certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. Under this regulation, the Department [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:26:32+00:00 February 25th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Will be Eligible for Work Permits

Start of Application Process for Expanded DACA is Delayed

On February 18th, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) was expected to start accepting applications for expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) under the revised guidelines of President Obama’s immigration plan. The expanded DACA would have [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:26:40+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Start of Application Process for Expanded DACA is Delayed

USCIS will begin accepting requests for expanded DACA on February 18, 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will expand Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on February 18, 2015. That will be the first day to request DACA under the revised guidelines established as part of President Obama’s recent [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:27:03+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on USCIS will begin accepting requests for expanded DACA on February 18, 2015

Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador for an additional 18 months starting on March 10, 2015, and ending on September 9, 2016. Current TPS El [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:27:06+00:00 January 8th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador

Nationals of Syria Can Register and Re-register for Temporary Protected Status

On January 5, 2015 , due to an ongoing armed conflict and temporary conditions in Syria that prevent its nationals from returning in safety, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) re-designated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:27:11+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Nationals of Syria Can Register and Re-register for Temporary Protected Status

President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration

On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama unveiled his executive action plan on immigration. The President’s plan will affect an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States. Under President Obama’s executive action plan, parents [...]

By | 2018-04-03T00:27:15+00:00 November 21st, 2014|Immigration|Comments Off on President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration