Immigration News

  • Dept. of State Update on delays in Visa Processing

    Most Recent Update on Delays in Passport and Visa processing: The Dept. of State issued an update stating that they are now issuing passports within normal processing times. They are making progress on the backlog in processing non-immigrant visa applications such as visitors visas and student visas. They also report that they give priority to immigrant visa (green card) applications, adoption cases, and emergency non-immigrant visa applications.…

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  • Iraqi and Afghan Translators

    Update on Special Immigrant Visas for Afghan and Iraqi Translators/Interpreters who worked with the US government. The deadline for applications is 12/31/2014. Click on the link below for more information on this and another program that applies to Afghan or Iraqi nationals who were employed by, or on behalf of, the U.S. Government. https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/iraqi-afghan-translator.html…

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  • Update on Passport and Visas from the Dept. of State

    The Department of State has issued an update on the delay in processing passport and visa applications. They estimate it will take weeks before they are at full capacity. For information on how these delays affect travelers click here.…

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  • Passport Processing Delays

    Due to technical problems with the passport/visa system the US Department of State reports delays in issuing documents including passports. This is a worldwide problem. We will provide updates as they become available.…

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  • Immigration Award for Community Service

    I wanted to share this article published in the Post Standard on Saturday, June 28, 2014. The American Immigration Lawyers Association presented an award to me at their annual conference in Boston for my work in helping to start an immigration clinic in Syracuse, NY. I am very honored to receive this award and appreciate the help in spreading the word about the immigration clinic in Syracuse. See the article on Syracuse.com.…

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