Monthly Archives from October 2017
We encourage our clients and readers to please check the approximate processing times published by USCIS for certain petitions and applications. Although these are only approximate times, they can help you plan better, including postponing or cancelling travel plans; planning for a new hire or a new job; and/or applying for a driver’s license. With a caveat, the actual processing times can be longer (and in some unique and welcomed situations slightly faster) than those […]Continue Reading
Is It Possible to Extend My ESTA Admission Beyond 90 Days?
Many foreigners enter the United States using ESTA and ask us whether they can extend this status. The answer for most applicants is: no. If you need to stay for longer than 90 days, you do not qualify for the Visa Waiver Program using the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). Instead, you can apply for a visitor B visa. The requirements for the B visa are similar to the Visa Waiver program. You can […]Continue Reading
Shareholder Edward L. Birk to Speak at Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop
Marks Gray is pleased to announce, Shareholder Edward L. Birk will be a panelist on a fake news session on Tuesday, October 17 2017 , in Tallahassee, at the Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop hosted by the Supreme Court of Florida . Mr. Birk is a New Media and First Amendment attorney. In addition, he represents clients in municipal liability; E.R.I.S.A. Benefits; Employment; Fair Labor Standards Act; and Products Liability. Each fall, The Florida Bar Media and Communications […]Continue Reading