Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for All I-129 and I-140 Petitions

On March 3, 2020, the Department of State (DOS) made an update to the Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) website, our online portal for visa applicants. A visa applicant whose case previously displayed as being in “Administrative Processing” on his or her case status page now displays as being “refused.”

There...

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TPS Update: Secretary Mayorkas Designates Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status


On May 22, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a new 18-month designation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. The effective date will be the date of publication of an upcoming Federal Register notice (FRN). This new TPS designation will enable Haitian nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in...
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SPIRITUAL ENLIGHTENMENT AND U.S. IMMIGRATION: Understanding the Religious Visa (R Visa).


On May 19, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice (FRN) designating Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from May 20, 2022, through Nov. 20, 2023.

This designation allows Afghan nationals (and individuals having no nationality who last habitually resided in Afghanistan) who have continuously...
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Trabalhadores religiosos podem obter visto específico para os EUA


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United States as of March 15, 2022, will be eligible for TPS.

“This TPS designation will help to protect Afghan nationals who have already been living in the...
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