Why Is the Immigration Line So Long?

Why Is the Immigration Line So Long?

You may have heard me say that you have to have a ticket in the immigration line in order to get your green card. Translated to immigration law, this means your qualifying family member needs to file the I-130 family petition to get you that “ticket.” But...
Will Immigration Filing Fees Break the Bank?

Will Immigration Filing Fees Break the Bank?

It’s finally here…the filing fee increase that Immigration Law practitioners have been dreading has come. It’s been six wonderful years without an increase, but that all ends on December 23, 2016. Yes, just in time for holiday gift-giving! If your...
The Real Story About The Filing Fees Increase

The Real Story About The Filing Fees Increase

When USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) first announced the proposed fee increases on May 4, 2016, I got to examine the recommended fee schedule. I wasn’t surprised at this, considering the last substantial fee increase was in 2007 where...