Uscis Centralizes Initial Naturalization Application Processing
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Announced Today It Has Centralized Initial Processing Of All Applications For Naturalization (Form400) At Its National Benefits Center In Missouri. This Change Is Part Of The Uscis Initiative To Increase The Efficiency Of Case Management And Improve Customer Service.

Woolas Advocates A Five-Year &Cedil;Probationary Citizenship&Cedil; For Economic Immigrants To Uk
Under New Proposals Put Forwards By Uk Immigration Minister Phil Woolas, Economic Immigrants In The Uk Will Have To Earn The Right To A Passport By Serving A Five-Year 'Probationary Citizenship.'...

What&Cedil;S Next After Marriage On Fiance Visa
Hi, I Recently Got Married To A Usc On A Fiancee Visa And My Questions Are: A) Is There A Timeframe By When My Husband Should File The Green Card Petition For Me? B) Should We File In Form I-130 And Wait For It To Be Approved Before We File In Form I-485 Or Can We Just File Both At The Same...

A Rendezvous With India: Immigration Seminar In New Delhi
This Is The First Of The Series Of Articles On Our Recent Seminars And Workshops In Various Cities Of India. This Article Contains Excerpts From Our Attorney's Diaries Regarding His Travel Experiences During His Visit To New Delhi, The Capital Of India.

Tn (Trade Nafta) For Mexicans: A Visa Option For Our Friends From South Of The Border
The Tn (Trade Nafta) Was Created In 1994 By The North American Free Trade Agreement, A Multi-Country Trade Agreement Between The Us, Canada And Mexico. It Provides A Feasible Alternative To The H-1B Visa For The Citizens Of Mexico. While The Tn Visa Is Available To Both Mexican And Canadian Citizens In This Article We Will Be Looking At It Only From The Standpoint Of The Mexican Citizen. Because Mexican Citizens, Unlike Canadians, Are Required To Have A Visa Before Applying For Admission To The Us, The Tn Application Procedure For Mexican Citizens Is More Complex Than For Canadians. Even Though The Process Is More Complex In January 2004 It Was Significantly Simplified. Under The Current Procedure A Mexican Citizen Must First Obtain A Tn Visa At A Us Consulate (Generally In Mexico). Once The Tn Visa Stamp Is Obtained In The Mexican Citizen's Passport, They May Enter The Us In Tn Status In A Similar Manner To A Canadian Citizen.

A Rendezvous With India: Immigration Seminar In Pune
Bringing To You The Second Article From Our Attorney's Diary On Our Recent Seminars And Workshops In Various Cities In India. This Article Contains Exciting Anecdotes From His Travel Experiences And Stay In Pune.

Dhs Announces Redesignation Of Liberia Tps
The Department Of Homeland Security (Dhs) Has Announced The Redesignation Of Temporary Protected Status For Nationals Of Liberia Until October 1, 2005. Under This Redesignation, Nationals Of Liberia (Or Aliens Having No Nationality Who Last Habitually Resided In Liberia) May Be Eligible To Live And Work In The United States For An Additional Year.

No Sigificant Change Expected To Australia&Cedil;S Record High Migrant Intake
Despite The Global Financial Crisis, Australia'S Immigration Minister Chris Evans Has Indicated That He Expects Only Modest Cuts In Next Years Migrant Intake Program Which Is Currently At An All Time High, With Australia Taking More Than 200 000 New Immigrants Per Year....

Dol Eta Announces Planned Changes In Nonelectronic Filing Locations
The Dol's Employment And Training Administration (Eta) Recently Announced Administrative Changes In The Locations Where Future Nonelectronic Applications Must Be Filed Under The Permanent Foreign Labor Certification Program And Temporary Foreign Labor Certification Programs Administered By The Eta's Office Of Foreign Labor Certification (Oflc). The Atlanta National Processing Center (Npc) Will Receive All Applications For Permanent Labor Certification Under The Program Electronic Review Management (Perm) System, And The Chicago Npc Will Receive All Applications For Temporary Labor Certification Under The Programs As Identified Below. These New Addresses Will Be Effective June 1, 2008 And Starting June 16, 2008 Applications Filed At A Wrong Location Will Be Returned To The Applicant.

Uscis Hosts Military Naturalization In Tokyo
Approximately 20 Activeduty Service Members Took The Oath Of Allegiance And Became The Newest U.S. Citizens During A Special Overseas Military Naturalization Ceremony On October 18, 2004 At The U.S. Embassy In Tokyo, Japan.

Update On Processing Petitions For Nonimmigrant Victims Of Criminal Activity
The U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Has Announced That, Until Further Notice, It Will Not Terminate Interim Relief For Aliens Who Have Not Yet Filed For U Nonimmigrant Status, Except In Those Cases Where Uscis Is Aware Of Adverse Factors. Uscis Will Continue To Accept Petitions For U Nonimmigrant Status At Any Time. It Is To Be Recalled That The Uscis Had Announced On Sept. 5, 2007 The Publication Of An Interim Final Rule Granting Immigrant Benefits To Certain Victims Of Crimes Who Assist Government Officials In Investigating Or Prosecuting The Criminal Activity. That Rule Was Effective Oct. 17, 2007 And Established Procedures For Applicants Seeking U Nonimmigrant Status, One Of Which Encouraged Aliens Who Had Been Granted Interim Relief To Petition For U Nonimmigrant Status Prior To Apr. 13, 2008 (180 Days From The Effective Date Of The Rule). The Rule States That Uscis Will Terminate Interim Relief For Aliens Who Fail To Petition For The "U" Classification Within The 180Day Time Period.

Uscis Introduces Online Change Of Address
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Launched A New Webbased Service Allowing Uscis Customers To Submit Change Of Address Information Online.

First Us Military Naturalization Ceremony Overseas
28 Activeduty Service Members Took The Oath Of Allegiance And Became The Newest U.S. Citizens During A Special Overseas Military Naturalization Ceremony On The Vogelweh Airbase In Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Passport Requirements For Air Travel
Starting January 23Rd, 2007, The Citizens Of The United States, Canada, Mexico, And Bermuda Will Be Now Required To Present A Passport To Enter The United States While Arriving By Air From Any Part Of The Western Hemisphere.

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Question About Case.
Hi My Mother Married My Step-Father Around 5 Years Ago And Asked When In To Requests Us For Permanent Residency (Us Being Me And My 14 Year Old Brother) We Have Been Living In The U.S For 11 Years, I Recently Turned 18. Our Case Was Approved, Letter Came In The Mail Etc, But They Requested Me...

Beyond Arrival.
Arrived In The U.S.! There Are Many Things You Need To Do Right After Getting Off The Plane Than Just Grab Your Luggage. We Bring To You An Insight Of What Happens Once You Have Landed Safely In The U.S.

Uscis Hosts Military Naturalization In Korea
Approximately 20 Activeduty Service Members Took The Oath Of Allegiance And Became The Newest U.S. Citizens During A Special Overseas Military Naturalization Ceremony On October 14, 2004 In Seoul, South Korea.

Uscis Reaches H2b Cap For First Half Of Fiscal Year 2007
Uscis Has Announced That It Has Received A Sufficient Number Of Petitions To Reach The Congressionally Mandated H2b Cap For The First Six Months Of Fiscal Year 2007.

Dhs Expands Authority To Collect Biometric Data For Usvisit
Dhs Has Notified An Interim Rule Expanding Usvisit Program To 50 Most Highly Trafficked Land Border Ports Of Entry And Defining The Population Of Aliens Who Are Required To Provide Biometric Identifiers And Other Information Under Usvisit Program.

No Sigificant Change Expected To Australia&Cedil;S Record High Migrant Intake
Despite The Global Financial Crisis, Australia'S Immigration Minister Chris Evans Has Indicated That He Expects Only Modest Cuts In Next Years Migrant Intake Program Which Is Currently At An All Time High, With Australia Taking More Than 200 000 New Immigrants Per Year....

Joint Announcement From The Dos And Dhs On Passport Card Production
The U.S. Department Of State (Dos) And The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security (Dhs) Announced Today That The New U.S. Passport Card Is In Full Production And Is Now Being Distributed. The Passport Card Is A Convenient, Walletsized Document For Land And Sea Travel Between The United States And Mexico, Canada, The Caribbean, And Bermuda. It Is Not Valid For International Travel By Air.

Uscis Announces Fy 2005 H1b Petition Filing Status
Uscis Has Announced That It Has Received 45,900 H1b Petitions That Will Count Against The Congressionallymandated Cap For Fiscal Year 2005 (October 1, 2004 Through September 30, 2005). The Limit In Fiscal Year 2005 Is 65,000.

Dhs Adopts Facial Recognition Standard
The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Announced The Adoption Of Its First Biometric Facial Recognition Standard. The Standard Is Designed To Be Consistent With International Standards For Biometrics Used In Such Applications As Travel Documents.

Sevis Fee Payment Begins Today
Beginning Today, Students, Scholars And Exchange Visitors From Abroad Whose Schools Or Programs Are Approved In Sevis Will Be Required To Pay The Appropriate Fee - In Most Cases, $100 Prior To Obtaining Their Visas.

Uscis Makes Preparations Ahead Of Hurricane Gustav
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Is Preparing To Temporarily Close Offices, If Necessary, Along The Gulf Of Mexico Coastline In The Projected Path Of Hurricane Gustav. If An Office Is Closed, Or Our Customers Are Evacuated From Their Homes, Uscis Will Automatically Reschedule All Appointments Until A Time When It Is Safe To Resume Operations.

Cbp Announces Border Patrol Academy
U.S. Customs And Border Protection (Cbp) Commissioner Robert C. Bonner Announced Today That The Border Patrol Academy Will Be Consolidated In A State Of The Art Training Facility Located In Artesia, New Mexico. Currently, New Border Patrol Agents Are Trained In Two Different Locations In Georgia And South Carolina.

Uscis Advises Petitioners Overseas Not To Refile I130
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Advised All Those Who Filed A Petition For Alien Relative, (Form I130) With A U.S. Embassy Or Consulate Since July 2006 That They Do Not Need To Refile The Petition And That The Uscis Is Working With The Department Of State To Process Those Petitions. U.S. Citizens Who Live Abroad May Continue To File New Petitions With A Nearby Uscis International Office.

Language In Form I751 Transfer Notices Sent To Petitioners
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Announced Today It Will Revise Language In Transfer Notices Received By Petitioners Who Filed A Petition To Remove Conditions On Residence. The Current Notice Includes Language That May Cause Petitioners To Believe Their Cases Have Been Approved.

Uscis Carries Out Random Selection Process For H1b Petitions
The U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Today Conducted The Computergenerated Random Selection Processes On H1b Petitions, To Select Which H1b Petitions For Fiscal Year 2009 (Fy 2009) Would Continue To Full Adjudication. If Approved These H1b Petitions Will Be Eligible To Receive An H1b Visa Number.