Good News for Pending I-829 applicants

On June 11, 2018 USCIS released a memo relating to I-829 processing changes. Effective immediately, instead of getting an automatic 12 extension of status when filing an I-829, USCIS will now extend I-829 applicants and their family members for 18 months based on longer processing times. From the USCIS Memo: As of June 11, 2018, petitioners who file Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, or Form I-829, Petition…

Second Blog Post

The E-1 visa category allows foreign nationals who are citizens of treaty countries to engage in activities as a treaty trader, or as an employee of a qualifying entity that in turn must be a treaty trader.  Treaty traders engage in substantial international trade of goods, services, or technology between the treaty country and themselves. E-1 Visa Requirements E-1 Treaty Trader  The treaty trader must meet the following criteria to qualify: Be…

First Blog Post

The E-1 visa category allows foreign nationals who are citizens of treaty countries to engage in activities as a treaty trader, or as an employee of a qualifying entity that in turn must be a treaty trader.  Treaty traders engage in substantial international trade of goods, services, or technology between the treaty country and themselves. E-1 Visa Requirements E-1 Treaty Trader  The treaty trader must meet the following criteria to qualify: Be…