PROTECTING YOUR GRANT OF ASYLUM

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26th Jul 2010

By Robert L. Reeves & Nancy E. Miller Non-citizens fearing persecution in their home country look to the United States for protection.  The relief they seek is called political asylum.  It is granted to those who can show that they … more

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New Consular Procedures Relating to Drug & Alcohol Use

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20th Jul 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves & Jeff L. Khurgel A recent U.S. Department of State cable expressed changes to the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), which provides guidance to U.S. Consular Officers issuing immigrant and non-immigrant visas abroad. The new changes, … more

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Good News: Priority Dates Move Forward

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15th Jul 2010

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Anthony J. Favero Since May 2010, the priority dates in all family-based categories for Filipinos have advanced rapidly.  In April 2010, the unmarried son or daughter of a green card holder faced a twelve … more

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NEW RELIEF FOR MANDATORILY DETAINED NON-CITIZENS

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7th Jul 2010

By Robert L. Reeves & Nancy E. Miller People in criminal detention count the days until their release from prison.  They look forward to doing simple things like taking a walk on the street, going to a restaurant, or visiting … more

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