December 2017 Visa Bulletin

The December 2017 visa bulletin was recently released. Most notably, the EB5 Regional Center immigrant investor pilot program has only been extended until December 8, 2017. If no legislative action is taken by then, these visas will become unavailable on December 9, 2017.   December 2017 For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A[…]

DHS DACA Rescission Memo

Copied from the DHS website: Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Release Date: September 5, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR: James W. McCament Acting Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Thomas D. Homan Acting Director U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Kevin K. McAleenan Acting Commissioner U.S. Customs and Border Protection Joseph B. Maher[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration with NWIRP Attorney Tim Warden-Hertz on Desi 1250am at 10am PST on July 25th 2017!

I am delighted to announce that guest today will be Attorney Tim Warden Hertz.  Tim is an attorney with the Northwest Immigrant’s Right Project and recently played a crucial part in a new law that helps young immigrants.  Listen to us speak on Seattle’s only 24/7 South Asian radio station Desi 1250am tomorrow July 25th 2017[…]

New Travel Ban Expected on Monday Reports Politico

On Sunday March 4th 2017, Politico broke the news that a new travel ban executive order is likely to be signed on Monday March 6th 2017. Here is the link.   Details of the order are not available yet. However, readers should take note of the following: If you are currently traveling outside the US, you should[…]

Executive Orders- What You Should Know and Do (or Not Do!)

The executive orders are causing wide spread panic and are seeing confused application of the order at the airports. We are also hearing that processing of immigration cases are being suspended within the US too.  While there is no official letter on the issue, the actions are speaking very loudly.  Here are some things to[…]