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USCIS: In-Person Services Continue

 Despite the Bay Area’s implementation of the State's Stay-At-Home order, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) San Francisco and San Jose Field Offices and Application Support Centers remain open for business with in-person appointments. If you have...

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Temporary Family Visitation Act

Please see below the recently introduced bipartisan legislation, the Temporary Family Visitation Act (TFVA), that would establish a new nonimmigrant visa category allowing U.S. citizens and permanent residents to petition for their family members to visit them...

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Public Charge Rule Unblocked – Again

On November 3, 2020, the Seventh Circuit issued an administrative stay of the lower court’s decision to vacate the DHS Public Charge Final rule pending an appeal which is effective immediately. Accordingly, applications must be filed with the Form I-944. Pars Equality...

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Census Count to end on October 15

Last evening, the US Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to halt census counting before October 31 and the Census Bureau subsequently announced that self-response and field data collection operations will end tomorrow, October 15. With just two...

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The Department of Homeland Security’s new Fee Rule

The Department of Homeland Security’s new Fee Rule increasing application fees for immigration benefits, including citizenship and asylum will not go into effect on October 2, 2020.  Today, the U.S. District Court in Northern California granted the motion for...

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