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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- President Biden Signs 3 New Executive Orders

Immigration Update: President Biden Signs 3 New Executive Orders

Earlier this month, USCIS announced a new policy for people applying to renew their green card. In this article, we will be going over this policy and explaining some important details. At Ashoori Law, we practice U.S. immigration law and post information regularly to help people stay up to date on important…

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Merit-Based Immigration Executive Order_ What to Expect

A Merit-Based Immigration Executive Order: What to Expect

About two months ago, President Trump stated that he would sign an Executive Order that would transform our current immigration system in the United States to a “merit-based” system. Of course, it is hard to imagine that a single Executive Order would be able to alter the country’s entire immigration system, but the proposed…

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USCIS Rejecting Cases Where Blank Spaces Left on Immigration Forms

USCIS Is Now Rejecting Some Immigration Cases When Spaces Are Left Blank on the Immigration Forms

It has never been easy to obtain immigration status through the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). Recently, however, it has gotten even a little bit harder. At Ashoori Law, we have noticed a recent, and concerning, new trend with immigration cases…

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How to Get a Green Card

How to Get a Green Card in 2021

As a U.S. immigration lawyer, my clients often ask me how they can get a green card. The answer is that there are many possible ways to get a green card. The best option for you will depend on your particular circumstances. In this guide, I will explain most of…

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Refugee Travel Document Processing Time

Refugee Travel Document Processing Time: How to Solve Timing Issues

Are you in the United States in refugee or asylum status? If so, you will need a refugee travel document to travel outside of the United States. A refugee travel document is a small booklet, similar to a passport, and is necessary to travel if you are a refugee or…

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