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The I-864, Affidavit of Support, is a critical form required for many immigration petitions to ensure that the intending immigrant will have financial sponsorship, if necessary. This American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) flyer provides guidance on eligibility, required documentation, and step-by-step instructions to help you successfully complete the I-864 form. Click on the image to

In a move aimed at modernizing operations and enhancing service efficiency, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has introduced a final rule adjusting various immigration and naturalization benefit request fees. Notably, these adjustments include increases for certain employment-based petitions, reflecting the following changes: Fee Adjustments for Employment-Based Petitions:  The final rule implements increases

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has introduced a final rule aimed at enhancing the integrity of the H-1B registration process to mitigate potential fraud. The new rule also aims to ensure fairness in the selection process for beneficiaries, regardless of the number of registrations submitted on their behalf by employers. Here are the

Photo by rupixen.com on Unsplash On December 27, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a final rule to adjust the premium processing fees for certain immigration forms due to inflation. This adjustment will take effect on Monday, February 26, 2024. The premium processing fees for eligible forms and categories will increase to

The Department of State has officially announced the Stateside Renewal Visa Program through a Federal Register Notice, inviting eligible individuals to participate in the pilot program from January 29th to April 1st. This initiative, advocated by AILA since 2021, is a significant development in visa processing. The program is exclusively available to H-1B principal beneficiaries

Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy update through its Policy Manual, reinforcing the legal distinctions between business entities in the context of immigration petitions. Specifically, the guidance makes it clear that a sole proprietorship, by virtue of not being a distinct legal entity separate