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Punitive Damages

April 24th, 2018|

Punitive Damages When someone gets injured in an accident or suffers damages due to someone’s either negligent, or intentional acts, a legal action can be the [...]

Change of Address

April 12th, 2018|

If you are NOT a U.S. citizen, you must report any change of address to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It is required by law that you, the immigrant, [...]

Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

April 12th, 2018|

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a permission for nationals of certain countries to reside and work in the United States. The Secretary of Homeland Security [...]

Asylum Seekers from Azerbaijan

April 12th, 2018|

Asylum Seekers from Azerbaijan Asylum eligibility and success of asylum applications depends on variety of factors. Certainly, the most determinative factor is the specific circumstances and facts [...]

Asylum Seekers from Turkey

April 12th, 2018|

Asylum Seekers from Turkey See this in PDF: Asylum Seekers from TurkeyBy: Aynur Jafar and Ismail Shahtakhtinski August 1, 2016In this article, we attempt to provide some useful information [...]

Online Registration for DV-2018 Begins Soon!

September 29th, 2016|

Online registration for Diversity Visa Lottery (green-card lottery) begins soon! Entries for the DV-2018 Diversity Visa program must be submitted electronically at www.dvlottery.state.gov between Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:00 noon, [...]

Hiring Immigration Clerk (Entry-Level)

November 5th, 2015|

Immigration ClerkI.S. Law Firm is looking for an immigration clerk (entry-level position).Tasks will include:Assisting principal attorney and immigration case manager by drafting forms, petitions, and memoranda.Maintaining calendars to keep track of [...]

TPS Extended For Somalia

June 3rd, 2015|

TPS Extended For Somalia On June 1, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia (and [...]

Pedestrian Accidents

May 29th, 2015|

Pedestrian Accidents It goes without saying that getting hit by a car is a traumatic experience. Nearly five thousand pedestrians get killed and another seventy five thousand get injured in traffic [...]

Truck Accident Injury

May 20th, 2015|

Truck Accidents Accidents involving trucks are often catastrophic. The enormous proportion of a truck is partially responsible for making truck accidents one of the most catastrophic incidents on the road. When [...]

Voluntary Departure

May 6th, 2015|

Voluntary Departure Every year, thousands of immigrants are placed in what is called “removal proceedings,” meaning that they are in the process of being removed (deported) from the [...]

Construction Injuries

February 23rd, 2015|

The dangerous nature of construction occupation Construction, along with some other professions, represents one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, one [...]

Car-on-bike Accidents

February 13th, 2015|

There are many health benefits associated with riding a bike. However, colliding with motor vehicles frightens almost all cyclists. Avoiding such disasters is sometimes inevitable; it can happen out of negligence [...]

What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

February 9th, 2015|

A wrongful death case arises when one’s conduct or omission leads to another’s death. Wrongful death laws were created not for deceased victims but for surviving relatives who seek compensation for [...]

Diversity Visa Lottery 2016

September 26th, 2014|

Diversity Visa Lottery 2016 Entries for the DV-2016 Diversity Visa program must be submitted electronically at www.dvlottery.state.gov between noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Wednesday, October 1, [...]

Healthcare for Immigrants

March 13th, 2014|

Healthcare for Immigrants If you live in the United States, you have probably been hearing a lot about healthcare recently. Specifically, you may have heard about the “Affordable [...]

Temporary Protected Status

March 10th, 2014|

Temporary Protected Status Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a permission for nationals of certain countries to reside and work in the United States. The Secretary of Homeland Security [...]

TPS Overview

March 10th, 2014|

TPS Overview Temporary protected status is a permission for nationals of certain countries to reside and work in the United States. The Secretary of Homeland Security may designate a [...]

H-1B Overview

February 7th, 2014|

NOTICE: The information contained on this page site is intended to educate the general public and is not intended to provide legal advice. To ensure proper handling of your individual situation, [...]

USCIS Warns of New Telephone Scam

January 31st, 2014|

On January 30, 2014, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the agency had received several reports of a scam in the past few days. According to USCIS blog, the [...]

Non-Immigrant Visas

November 21st, 2013|

NOTICE: The information contained on this page site is intended to educate the general public and is not intended to provide legal advice. To ensure proper handling of your individual situation, [...]

Asylum Clock Settlement Approved

November 15th, 2013|

Asylum Clock Settlement Approved On November 4, 2013, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Jones ordered the final approval of a nationwide class action settlement agreement. According to the [...]

Diversity Visa Lottery 2015

September 17th, 2013|

Diversity Visa Lottery 2015 Online registration for the Diversity Visa (DV) 2015 Program will begin on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) [...]

Implementation of DOMA Ruling

July 3rd, 2013|

Immediately after the landmark Supreme Court ruling on June 26, 2013, the United States immigration authorities have started working to eliminate discrimination against same-sex married couples in the implementation of United [...]

Immigration Reform Update

June 14th, 2013|

Immigration Reform Update On June 13, 2013, the United States Senate voted to block Senator Grassley’s amendment 1195, which would prohibit the granting of Registered Provisional Immigrant (RPI) [...]

Employers Must Use Revised Form I-9

May 8th, 2013|

Starting May 7, 2013, all United States employers must use the revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (Revision 03/08/13) for all new hires and re-verifications. The use of previous versions of the [...]

Immigration Bill Outline Published

April 16th, 2013|

Immigration Bill Outline Published On April 16, 2013, a bipartisan group of senators published the outline of their proposed immigration bill, titled “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization [...]

Asylum Clock Update

April 16th, 2013|

Asylum Clock Update Agreement Reached in National Class Action Lawsuit on Work Authorization for Asylum Seekers On April 12, 2013, the plaintiffs in A.B.T. et al. v. [...]

Immigration Reform Moves Forward

February 24th, 2013|

Immigration Reform Moves Forward Comprehensive immigration reform is a step closer to becoming reality as a Senate group introduced its immigration plan, followed by president Obama’s own [...]

Foreign Students Boost US Economy

December 4th, 2012|

Foreign Students Boost US Economy In November 2012, NAFSA, Association of International Educators, published a report, “The Economic Benefits of International Students to the U.S. Economy: Academic Year [...]

Asylum Clock

September 9th, 2012|

Asylum Clock Many asylum applicants have experienced problems with the so-called “asylum clock”. The asylum clock is a clock that measures the 150 days after an applicant files [...]

Battle over VAWA Continues

September 9th, 2012|

Battle over VAWA Continues The U.S. Congress remains deadlocked over the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which provides immigration relief to victims of domestic [...]

Asylum Statistics

September 8th, 2012|

Asylum Statistics On July 26, 2012, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Asylum Division has released asylum statistics by applicants’ countries, gender, asylum offices, types, [...]

H-1 B Count FY2013

April 26th, 2012|

H-1 B Count FY2013 The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continues to accept H-1B petitions for the fiscal year 2013 cap season. U.S. businesses [...]

Asylum Travel

February 16th, 2012|

Asylum Travel If you are an asylum applicant, asylee (an individual who has been granted asylum), or lawful permanent resident who obtained such status based on your [...]

Immigration Creates US Jobs

January 17th, 2012|

Immigration Creates US Jobs Immigration creates jobs for native-born Americans, a new report finds. Immigration does not reduce employment among U.S.-born population; instead, foreign-born workers “complement” U.S.-born workers. [...]

Lautenberg Amendment Extended

January 11th, 2012|

Lautenberg Amendment Extended I.S. Law Firm applauds extension of Lautenberg Amendment, which provides protection to refugees seeking religious freedom, through fiscal year 2012. The Lautenberg Amendment has been [...]

Asylum from Russia

May 27th, 2011|

Asylum from Russia I.S. Law Firm has secured asylum for a young woman from Russia who had been subject to persecution in Russia based on her ethnicity and [...]

Asylum from Kyrgyzstan

April 27th, 2011|

Asylum from Kyrgyzstan I.S. Law Firm has secured asylum for a young Uyghur-Uzbek student who was systematically persecuted by the ethnic majority in Kyrgyzstan based [...]

Asylum from Iran

February 23rd, 2011|

Asylum from Iran I.S. Law Firm secured a grant of asylum under Section 208 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) for a refugee from Iran, who [...]

Asylum from Kenya

February 16th, 2011|

Asylum from Kenya I.S. Law Firm secured asylum for a victim of the recent tribal and ethnic clashes and the Kenyan government’s forced return of internally [...]

Asylum from Uzbekistan

February 11th, 2011|

Asylum from Uzbekistan I.S. Law Firm has secured asylum for a young Muslim systematically persecuted by the Uzbekistani government based on his religious beliefs and activities. The [...]

National Interest Waiver (EB-2)

December 24th, 2009|

National Interest Waiver (EB-2) We are proud to announce that we succeeded in approval of National Interest Waiver immigrant visa (green-card) petition for an accounting professional from Azerbaijan! National [...]

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