News and Updates

USCIS Update for Conditional Green Card Holders

USCIS Update for Conditional Green Card Holders

For certain types of green card cases, including cases involving people who are applying for a marriage-based green card, and in all cases of people that are applying for a green card through the EB-5 Investor Visa Program, the person who is applying will first get a…

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Immigration Update USCIS Responds to EB-5 Investor Visa Changes

Immigration Update: USCIS Responds to EB5 Investor Visa Changes

The EB5 investor visa is a green card option for investors. The visa allows investors to get a green card for themselves, their spouse, and their children based on making an investment in a U.S. business and creating jobs for U.S. workers. Historically, for several…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Required for Adjustment of Status

Immigration News: COVID-19 Vaccine Required for Adjustment of Status

Recently, the CDC announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will be a requirement for applicants who are applying for their green card through adjustment of status. Ever since the COVID-19 vaccine came out, we at Ashoori Law, along with other immigration lawyers…

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Immigration Update New USCIS Policy on RFE and NOID

Immigration Update: New USCIS Policy on RFE and NOID

When someone applies for benefits through USCIS, the agency can respond in a few different ways. This is true no matter what you are applying for, whether it’s for your green card, a change of status, naturalization, etc., USCIS can respond in multiple ways to…

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Immigration Update Rescheduling Biometrics + International Entrepreneur Parole Program

Immigration Update: Rescheduling Biometrics + International Entrepreneur Parole Program

We have two separate immigration updates to share with you in this article. The first update has to do with biometrics appointments, and a new way for you to reschedule your biometrics appointment with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The second…

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Immigration Update: New Travel Restriction + Biometrics Changes + Deference

We have four immigration updates to share with you in this article. First, we will discuss an update regarding the end of travel restrictions on people who have been in India and other select countries and want to travel to the United States. Second, we have an update regarding…

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USCIS Confirms Elimination of “Blank Space Criteria”

USCIS Confirms Elimination of “Blank Space Criteria”

During your lifetime, you have probably had to fill out a lot of forms. There are forms when going to the doctor’s office, applying for school, or applying for a loan. We encounter forms for many important and not-so-important tasks in life. In filling out so many forms, did you ever…

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Immigration Update Presidential Proclamation 10052 + USCIS Policy Manual

Immigration Update: Presidential Proclamation 10052 + USCIS Policy Manual

Presidential Proclamation 10052 is officially over as of March 31, 2021. In other words, this executive order has officially expired. For those who do not know, Presidential Proclamation 10052 was signed back in June 2020 and it suspended the issuance of certain nonimmigrant…

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