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The Future of DACA for Dreamers
  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: January 18, 2017

Dreamers are undocumented immigrants brought to the United States at a young age either by their parents or otherwise and have known the United States as their only home. President Obama in 2012 through executive action granted protection from deportation through the deferred action for childhood arrivals [DACA] to these dreamers, to allow them to continue to make positive impacts in their respective communities and the United States through education, military service, and careers in other productive fields. President-elect, Donald Trump promised during his election campaigns to terminate President Obama’s executive action protecting dreamers from deportation from the United States.…Read More

  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: January 5, 2017
  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: December 25, 2016

Wishing our current, future, and past clients, as well as fellow attorneys, our well-wishers and contributors a happy holiday season and a blessed 2017.Read More

Lawful Permanent Resident Who Gives Birth Outside The U.S.
  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: May 28, 2016

A lawful permanent resident of the U.S. who gives birth during a temporary visit outside the U.S. may be able to return to the U.S. with the child without the need to file any immigration application or request a U.S. visa for the child. Such a child will be admitted into the U.S. as a permanent resident if the following requirements are met: The accompanying parent is a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. The child will be seeking admission into the U.S. with the returning resident parent upon such parent’s first trip back to the U.S. after the birth…Read More

2016 Extension of TPS Status for Nicaragua
  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: May 20, 2016

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security have extended TPS status designation for eligible citizens of Nicaragua and stateless persons who last habitually resided in that country. The Immigration law of the United States provides that a country may be designated temporary protected status (TPS) if there is armed conflict which would result in serious threat to the personal safety of citizens of that country if returned, or if there is a natural disaster in such a country and hence the country cannot cope with the return of its citizens or if the Attorney General of the US finds extraordinary and…Read More

New York City H1B Visa Program for Entrepreneurs
  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: March 29, 2016

On February 18, 2016, The New York City Economic Development Corporation in partnership with City University of New York launched a Program called the International Innovators Initiative ( IN2NYC) designed to help international entrepreneurs obtain H1B visas in the United States to enable them remain in the country legally to grow their businesses. The City University of New York-CUNY is an integrated system of colleges, graduate and professional schools, research centers, institutes etc which provides the city with graduates trained for positions in the sciences, technology, mathematics, teaching, nursing etc. New York City Economic Development Corporation-NYCEDC is the City's primary…Read More

  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: January 1, 2016
  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: September 22, 2015

Naturalization applicants seeking to become US citizens but not eligible for a fee waiver are now able to use their credit cards to pay the Immigration filing and biometric fee for their Form N-400, Application for Naturalization which is a total of $680. This is a combination of the Immigration filing fee of $595 and the biometric service fee of $85. To pay using a credit card, Naturalization applicants are required to complete Form G-1450, Authorization for Credit Card Transaction, which is to be placed on top of the N-400 application for naturalization and mailed to US Citizenship & Immigration Services-USCIS. There is no additional fee…Read More

National Visa Center No Longer Collecting Original Civil Documents
  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: November 19, 2014

The National Visa Center (NVC) has ceased collecting original civil documents in support of immigrant visa (IV) applications as of November 12, 2014. Applicants will be required to submit photocopies of supporting documents (such as birth, marriage, and police certificates) and will be instructed to take their original documents to their interviews for review at the designated US Embassy. This however, does not include the Affidavit of Support forms, which petitioners will still submit to NVC for initial evaluation. New Instructions to Applicants After applicants and petitioners collect the Affidavit of Support form(s), financial evidence, and supporting civil documents, they…Read More

  • By: Immigration Attorney Osas Iyamu
  • Published: July 26, 2013

USCIS, today published additional frequently asked questions on immigration application based on same sex marriages. This is a follow up on its recent announcement of accepting and adjudicating same sex Immigration applications in the same manner as opposite sex couples in compliance with the recent supreme court decision declaring section 3 of DOMA unconstitutional. Below are the New Frequently Asked Questions published today. Q1: I am a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident in a same-sex marriage to a foreign national. Can I now sponsor my spouse for a family-based immigrant visa?. A1: Yes, you can file the petition. You may file a Form I-130 (and…Read More

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