Lori Chesser

Lori Chesser

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Immigration Update: Visa application dates moved back in some categories for October 1 filings

The Department of State released a revised October Visa Bulletin Friday, September 25. The revision moves back several categories in the new Dates for Filing charts. (For the original dates, please see our previous post...more

9/29/2015 - Administrative Procedure Act Department of State Popular Visa Bulletins Visas

New Immigrant Application Filing Dates Announced for October

Some hoped-for change is finally here. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) have coordinated a system to allow “early” filing of the final step in the green card process for...more

9/10/2015 - Corporate Counsel Department of State Green Cards Immigration Procedures USCIS Visa Bulletins Visas Young Lawyers

Iowa Immigration Law Blog: Update on Visa Delays and H-1B News

Visa Delays World Wide - The Department of State (DOS) has announced that due to a central computer hardware problem, visa issuance has temporarily stopped. Applicants interviewed after June 9 will experience...more

6/19/2015 - Delays Department of State Employee Relocations H-1B Hiring & Firing Human Resources Professionals USCIS Visa Caps Visas

Iowa Immigration Law Blog: Visa and Passport Delays

The U.S. Department of State issued a statement yesterday regarding the continuing technical problem that is causing delays in both passport and visa issuance. Although they are working on the problem, which was first...more

8/1/2014 - Delays Department of State Immigrants Passports Visas

CBP awaiting "guidance" to form policy on same-sex marriage derivative admissions

Department of State and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services have taken active steps to prepare their agencies to receive applications relating to same-sex couples based on the Windsor decision....more

8/7/2013 - Department of State Derivatives DOMA Form I-130 Marriage Same-Sex Marriage US v Windsor USCIS Visas

Iowa Immigration Law Blog: Family-based 2A Category Current for August

The waiting line for immigration of family members and those sponsored by their employers moves according to determinations made by the Department of State (DOS) each month....more

7/11/2013 - Department of State Family Members Green Cards H-2A Immigrants Immigration Procedures USCIS Visas

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