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USCIS Updates Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Age Calculation for Certain Adjustment of Status Applicants

February 21, 2023 12:00 am Published by

This update will allow some children who reach 21 years to still receive green cards with their parents. USCIS has issued guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to update when an immigrant visa number “becomes available” for the purpose of calculating a noncitizen’s age in certain situations under the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA). For... View Article

USCIS Extends Green Card Validity for Conditional Permanent Residents with a Pending Form I-751 or Form I-829

January 23, 2023 12:00 am Published by

USCIS is extending the validity of Permanent Resident Cards (Green Cards) for petitioners who properly file Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, or Form I-829, Petition by Investor to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status for 48 months beyond the card’s expiration date. This change started on January 11, 2023, for Form I-829... View Article

U.S. Plans to Process Every Employment-Based Green Card This Year

September 23, 2022 12:00 am Published by

Is your priority date current? The U.S. government is confident it will process all employment-based green cards by the end of this fiscal year, avoiding a repeat of last year when it let thousands of green cards go to waste. Typically, about 140,000 employment-based green cards are given to foreign employees and their families a... View Article