TPS for Venezuela

Wonderful news for stranded Venezuelans – US will offer Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Venezuelans! TPS provides temporary protection from deportation, and access to employment authorization. This is long overdue relief for our Venezuelan friends, many of whom had no choice but to leave their entire lives in Venezuela behind. […]

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TPS for Haiti

On May 22, DHS announced a new 18-month designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).  TPS will protect eligible Haitians from deportation and offer them the ability to apply for employment authorization. In addition to meeting other eligibility requirements, Haitian nationals residing in the U.S. as of May 21, 2021, will be able to […]

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BIG Changes in Immigration Law

President Biden has proposed a sweeping immigration bill that would make many persons eligible for lawful status. As of today’s post (January 30, 2021), Congress has not yet passed this bill into law so the specifics of any new immigration options are currently unknown, but the Law Office of Karen Winston is closely monitoring the […]

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Exciting News From the Biden/Harris Administration

On Friday, January 8, 2021, President-elect Joe Biden announced he will introduce immigration legislation “immediately” after his inauguration on January 20, 2021. Once in office, President Biden’s Attorney General designate, Merrick Garland, will begin an investigation into the separation of more than 2,600 children from their families at the U.S southern border and whether criminal […]

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Great News for K-1 Fiancé Visa Applicants!

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many Consulates and Embassies throughout the world have been shut down for months, with little to no interviews being scheduled. These Consulates and Embassies are now beginning to resume regular processing of U.S. visas where country conditions have improved regarding the pandemic. On August 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of […]

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Curious about how Presidential Candidate Joe Biden’s immigration plan may affect your family? *********************************************** ¿Tiene curiosidad sobre cómo el plan de inmigración de la candidata presidencial Joe Biden puede afectar a su familia?

The Biden-Harris Administration has proposed a compassionate and inclusive plan to not only address the damage to our immigration and asylum systems during the past four years, but to encourage a modernization and reform of our immigration policy to the benefit of us all. Some major highlights include promoting a pathway to U.S. Citizenship for […]

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Major USCIS Application Fee Increase Coming Soon

USCIS Announces Fee Increases Starting October 2, 2020 Beginning October 2, 2020, application fees for many USCIS applications will substantially increase including for Form I-130, Form I-192, Form I-212, Form I-290B, Form I-539, Form I-601, Form I-601A, Form I-751, Form I-765, Form I-929, Form N-336 and many others. Some of the most notable fee increases […]

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