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Monthly Archives from March 2014

April Bulletin is Out!

The April Bulletin has been released and EB-1 remains current across the board and EB-2 for Mexico and Philippines are current. EB-2 India remains unchanged at November 15, 2004 and EB-2 China moves forward to March 8, 2009. EB-3 China and Mexico move forward to October 10, 2012.  EB-3 Philippines moves forward to June 15, 2007, while EB-3 India remains the same September 15, 2003. Click here to read the entire bulletin.

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Renewal Information for DACA

DACA beneficiaries who applied for status between June 15, 2012 and August 14, 2012 and wish to renew their deferred action and work permit should proceed as if they are applying for DACA for the first time. This requires submitting all required forms, documents and fees. They must file within 120 days of the expiration of their status or they will lose their work authorization and begin to accrue unlawful presence. Renewal information for those who […]

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Delays in Immigration Case Processing

We have noticed an one to two month additional delay in processing. Recent data obtained through a government FOIA request revealed that due to the government shutdown in October, 2013 more than 37,000 immigration cases have been pushed back.  This adds to the already long wait for case adjudication. We remind our clients to be patient and proactive.

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Attorney Giselle Carson is Keynote Speaker at Annual International Women's Day

Giselle Carson will be the keynote speaker at the Jacksonville Women’s Network’s Annual International Women’s Day Program. Ms. Carson will be speaking on the topic, ‘Immigration Reform: JAX in the Global Context’. The event will be held on Friday, March 7 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm at the River City Brewing Company in Jacksonville.

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