USCIS Updates Guidance for Family-Based Immigrant Visas

USCIS Updates Guidance for Family-Based Immigrant Visas

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is issuing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on family-based immigrant visa petitions (including Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative and, in limited situations, family-based Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant). This includes explaining how we handle correcting approval notice errors and requests for consular processing or adjustment of status, as well as routing procedures for approved petitions. A petitioner submitting Form I-130 must inform USCIS of the beneficiary’s current address and whether the beneficiary wants consular […]

How Will Women of Color Vote In November? Insights from a New Poll

How Will Women of Color Vote In November? Insights from a New Poll

By Pearl Phillip As the United States gears up for another crucial election cycle, the spotlight is once again on the diverse tapestry of its electorate. Among the most influential demographics are women of color, whose collective voice significantly shapes the country’s political landscape. A recent poll conducted by Intersections of Our Lives sheds light on this pivotal group’s voting […]

How to Find the Perfect Immigration Lawyer

How to Find the Perfect Immigration Lawyer

By Pearl Phillip In a world where borders are becoming increasingly porous, immigration has become a critical aspect of modern life. Whether you’re seeking refuge from persecution, pursuing better economic opportunities, or reuniting with loved ones, navigating the complex legal landscape of immigration can be daunting. You may need an immigration lawyer if you’re facing issues such […]

Top 5 States with the Highest Percentage of Immigrants in the United States

Top 5 States with the Highest Percentage of Immigrants in the United States

By Chris Tobias The United States is known for its diverse population, with immigrants significantly shaping its demographic and cultural landscape. Here are the top five states with the highest percentage of immigrants based on recent data: California California has the largest immigrant population in the United States. As of 2022, immigrants comprise about 26.6% […]

A Century Ago, Anti-Immigrant Backlash Almost Closed America’s Doors

A Century Ago, Anti-Immigrant Backlash Almost Closed America’s Doors

By Matthew Smith | The Conversation One hundred years ago, the U.S. Congress enacted the most notorious immigration legislation in American history. Signed by President Calvin Coolidge, the Immigration Act of 1924 dramatically reduced immigration from eastern and southern Europe and practically barred it from Asia. How the law did this, however, was somewhat subtle: a quota. Lawmakers […]

NYC Comptroller Lander, Mayor Adams, Public Advocate Williams, NYCERS Pension Trustees, and Partners Celebrate $60 Million Investment in Loan Portfolio That Will Preserve Nearly 35,000 Rental Units

NYC Comptroller Lander, Mayor Adams, Public Advocate Williams, NYCERS Pension Trustees, and Partners Celebrate $60 Million Investment in Loan Portfolio That Will Preserve Nearly 35,000 Rental Units

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com By Comptroller Press Office New York, NY – New York City Comptroller Brad Lander, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, and trustees of the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) today announced an investment of up to $60 million to preserve rent-stabilized housing units impacted […]

City Hall Aide Turns Witness in Corruption Probe Involving Adams

City Hall Aide Turns Witness in Corruption Probe Involving Adams

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com A significant turn has occurred in the corruption investigation surrounding Mayor Eric Adams, as his former aide, Rana Abbasova, has reportedly begun cooperating with federal authorities. Abbasova, who previously served as Adams’s liaison to the Turkish community, is now providing valuable information to investigators probing into alleged misconduct during […]

Young Hondurans’ Desire to Migrate is Influenced by Factors Beyond Poverty and Violence

Young Hondurans’ Desire to Migrate is Influenced by Factors Beyond Poverty and Violence

Editorial credit: Vic Hinterlang / Shutterstock.co By Maria Estela Rivero Fuentes | The Conversation Why are so many young Hondurans heading north? Research by me and two colleagues, published in the peer-reviewed journal International Migration, delved into the factors that motivate young people – those ages 16 to 29 – to leave the central American country and migrate […]

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