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September 20

When Do I File an I-751

When should I-751, the Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, be filed?

A marriage based residence application results in a conditional residence unless it is more than 2 years old at the time of granting the immigrant status. The petitioner and beneficiary may file a joint petition with USCIS to request the conditions on the

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January 26

Non-Citizens Admitted if Waived Through Port of Entry

Even if no questions are asked at the port of entry, are non-citizens admitted once waved through?

The American Immigration Council advises that, to be admitted, if a non-citizen has…

physically presented themselves for inspection has not made a false claim related to citizenship of the United States been inspected and permitted to enter the

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November 19

Employment Authorization Pending More than 75 Days

What if my Employment Authorization Application has been pending for more than 75 days?

What should you do if your application for employment authorization has been pending for over 2 and a half months? The Employment Authorization application form, the I-765, can have an “approaching regulatory time frame” created if it has been pending over

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September 1

Delays in I-765 or I-485 Work Authorization

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has communicated that work authorization applications have been suffered delays. The report shows the delays occurring after the stage of getting the I-765 or I-485 approved but before receiving the employment authorization card or permanent residency card.

Causes for the I-765 / I-485 Delay

USCIS has linked the work

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August 25

Obama’s Accountability Administrative Actions on Immigration

Back in November, the President issued his executive action to address the immigration system. Prior to it being held up in courts, it would have impacted border security, prioritizing deportation where appropriate and improving the system for high skill workers, students and similar individuals.

Unlike the Presidents executive action, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

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