July 3, 2013

Legally married same-sex couples can now petition for their spouses (DOMA)

Statement from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano: “After last week’s decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act […]
December 3, 2013

Change in Policy to Allow Some Family Members of Military Personnel to Remain in U.S.

From USCIS: Responding to concerns by several Members of Congress about soldiers and veterans, the Secretary of Homeland Security on August 30, 2010 emphasized the Department’s […]
August 6, 2014

Violence Against Women Act expanded to help more victims of abuse!

During its reauthorization last year in congress, the Violence against Women Act (VAWA) was expanded to recognize some immigrants who have been subjected to human trafficking […]
August 7, 2014

USCIS Policy Change allows some dependents and spouses of temporary workers to stay in the U.S. longer.

Current regulations towards H-2 and H-3 temporary workers allow for dependents and spouses to be admitted as H-4 immigrants and stay in the U.S. for the […]