Update on H and J Visas for Medical Professionals

We encourage medical professionals seeking to work in the United States on a work or exchange visitor, particularly those working to treat or mitigate the effects of COVID-19, to reach out to the nearest embassy or consulate to request a…
Suspending Immigration Filing Deadlines Would Save Lives

Because of the trying times we live in, I will cut to the chase: Thousands of immigration filings from people already in the United States will be due in the coming weeks and months. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)…
Critics: USCIS Policies Make Immigration Difficult And Dangerous

In the age of coronavirus, policies imposed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are making it difficult for businesses, high-skilled professionals and others to file applications and meet deadlines. Attorneys say that although USCIS has made one positive accommodation…
As COVID-19 Rages, USCIS Locks Down Immigration Processes

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has temporarily suspended all in-person activities at its offices. That lockdown, which is related to the current COVID-19 pandemic and scheduled to extend until April 1 (and may continue beyond that), will grind many…
Immigration Change Leaves Language School Student in Limbo Amid Crisis

Before the coronavirus outbreak, foreign students at the LISMA Language Center in Midtown were already up against a ticking clock. Last month, the language school lost its federal certification to issue documents that allow visa-holding students to remain in the…